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Developers get nine more months to decide on center

Developers have roughly three months to decide if it will lease some 130 acres of airport property to build a $165 million mixed-use project in Flowood.

Virgi Lindsay was recently elected Ward Seven councilwoman for the city of Jackson. Before joining the council, Lindsay was a newspaper reporter and longtime executive director of the Greater Belhaven Foundation (GBF).

Although Madison’s budget is not yet finalized, city citizens can expect road projects to make progress, grants that will help augment the city’s community feel and even tag readers throughout the next fiscal year. 

Emily Ragland receives

national recognition

for talents in classroom

Lin focuses on bringing more physical medicine, rehab doctors to state

Special to the Sun

Dr. Vernon Lin is 6 feet 3 inches tall and has a resume 21 pages long.

Symphony at Sunset planned

Work week

Dr. Jimmy W. Abraham, retired associate vice president of Mississippi State University, addressed Jackson Academy’s staff and faculty at the start of teacher work week. Several of his former MSU student workers now in the JA family joined him at the end of the presentation.

Summer fun

Football camp at Jackson Academy had students (from left) Luke New, Blake Bartlam, Conner Hillman, and Larsen Robertson hitting the gridiron.

Watch the eclipse

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School lower school students watched the solar eclipse with the school’s mascot, Andy. Shown are (from left) William Wright, Sarah Champney, Marco Leflore, John William Walker, Sargeant Moriarity, Andy, Arnav Patel, and Gavin Griswold.

Junior maids

Jackson Prep Homecoming will be held September 8 during halftime of the game against Pillow Academy. Junior maids are (from left) Emison Geiger, Mary Patton Murphy, Breelyn Davenport.

Sophomore maids

Jackson Prep Homecoming will be held September 8 during halftime of the game against Pillow Academy. Sophomore maids are (from left) Mary Noble Howard, Julia Zouboukos.

Excellence

Jackson Academy sixth-graders awarded for scholastic excellence and significant contribution in a subject area for 2016-2017 are (from left) Parker Yarborough - Social Studies, Jeffrey Gao - Math, Elizabeth Copeland - Literature, Bailey Berry - Science, and Camille Towery - English.

Mini me

Second-graders at First Presbyterian Day School completed “mini me’s” to display in the hallways. Shown are (from left) Anne Fair Lucas, Charlie Berry, Ann Carlton Aldridge, and Abney Moss.

Senior maids

Jackson Prep Homecoming will be held September 8 during halftime of the game against Pillow Academy. Senior maids are (from left) Maddy Mazzaferro, Dakota Jones, Anne Clark Harvey, and Avery Andress.

Personal cross

Fifth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School created crosses that included their hobbies, families, and goals for the year. Shown are (from left) Ellen Morgan, Hartley Craddock, Charlie Penny, and Blount Blackledge.

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