Northside schools enjoying increase in enrollment
The start of the 2017 academic year meant continued growth at most of the Northside’s private and parochial schools.
Once the foundation is poured, a Costco Wholesale can typically be open for business within four months.
However, two years after developers announced plans to bring the wholesaler to Highland Colony Parkway, the battle over the store’s future continues.
After Tulane University’s abrupt closure in January of this year in Madison, the city is demanding $10 million in punitive damages.
The funds, according to Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler, will cover hard construction costs, used city resources, and damages to Madison’s reputation and economic development credibility.
The three new baseball fields, new lighting and other upgrades recently opened at Liberty Park in Madison.
Plus the city may eventually have tennis and basketball courts, if new parks and recreation director Nathan Hanson has his way.
Northsider Slade Exley will spend approximately three weeks partnering with African communities to provide safe water sources to more than 2,800 villages in remote areas of Malawi, Zambia & Tanzania.
Forty three Northside students were among 16,000 National Merit Society Semifinalists recently announced by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
Ridgeland city officials recently adopted the 2018 budget that includes raises for all employes except the mayor and board of aldermen.
Almost every department will have a personnel budget increase, and the city has several capital projects in the works.
The Gluckstadt incorporation is making slow and steady progress, but there is one commercial entity that wants to stay out of the issue.
The Mak Haik car dealership, located north of Glucksadt Road and west of I-55, does not want to be part of the incorporation. The car dealer does not want to be part of Canton’s annexation either.
The Fondren Renaissance Foundation (FRF) will present Symphony at Sunset Thursday evening, September 21, beginning at 7 p.m. at The Cedars.
After two years, Jackson’s Friday Furloughs are slated to end October 1, with the passage of the 2017-18 budget.
The Jackson City Council approved a $364 million budget last week.
The budget goes into effect October 1, meaning that the last Furlough Friday for city employees will be this month.