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City talks achievements, challenges with water billing system

Two Northeast neighborhoods are a step closer to securing their borders.

Garden club to host international designer

Cameron’s resume includes athlete, intelligence officer, attorney and book author.

Championship tennis player. Military intelligence officer. Attorney. Book author.

Madison County Library System’s mobile library could be rolling through your community, providing those without access to one of its branches a chance to peruse the shelves, check out books and...

Students might not necessarily enjoy some lectures in college, but they’ll definitely benefit from a new state-of-the-art lecture hall at Millsaps College.

Bear Creek wins

Bear Creek Water Association was named the Mississippi Water Distribution System of the Year for 2017 by the Alabama/Mississippi Section of the American Water Works Association. Bear Creek also won this award in 2015 and 2016.

Bulldog fund

First Presbyterian Day School families and the Crusader Club raised more than $4,500 for The Campbell Bulldog Fund to support childhood cancer research at Batson Children’s Hospital.

Spirit mascot

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held Lower School Spirit Night during a home football game against Raleigh. Shown with mascot Andy are (from left) Luke Moore and Ella Hart.

Duke tips

Building on a history dating back to 1980, the Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) is committed to identifying academically talented students and to providing model programs and services to support the development of their optimal educational potential.

Book buddies

Jackson Academy students (back) Morgan Turner; (from left, front) Addie Elliott, Lillian Griner, and Emma Robertson will be book buddies throughout the year as the sixth-graders help the first graders develop socially and educationally.

Award winners

Jackson Prep junior high football awards winners include (from left) J.K. Nowell – Best Defensive Line; Josh Oden – Best Offensive Lineman; Riley Maddox – Most Valuable Player; Mason Nichols – Best Wide Receiver; Clark Kellum – Best Defensive Back.

Varsity players

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s varsity volleyball team recently held Senior Night, recognizing the seniors on the team and their parents. Shown are (from left) Jamie, Lauren and Louis Watson.


First Presbyterian Day School earns money for special projects when families sign up for Kroger Rewards. Shown with the latest earnings are (from left) Purser Kellum and Hutch McClain.



The University of Mississippi recently released the Fall 2018 Dean’s List. Students must earn a semester GPA of 3.50 to 3.74 to be listed on the Dean’s List.