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The Sanderson Farms Championship is under way, and even for the casual golf fan, the tournament has a lot to offer.
If it seems the Sanderson Farms Championship is a little earlier this year, it is.
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A date has been set for an information session and public hearing on NCL Waste’s plans to construct a third landfill in Madison County.

Garden club hostesses

The Ridgeland Garden Club met at Trace Park Clubhouse for its March meeting. After a prayer and Pledge of Allegiance by the president, Jane McGee, the program was presented by Delores Napoli and Emily Thompson, who gave ideas on incorporating hard scapes into the landscape.


Officer of the quarter

The Rotary Club of North Jackson recently honored Officer Jeremy Jefferson from the Jackson Police Department as the Officer of the Quarter. Officer Jefferson was recognized for his quick actions in capturing a suspect who wounded another officer. Shown are (from left) Rotarian Edley Jones, Officer Jefferson, and Commander James McGowan.



Camp scholarships

The Eddie Hodges Scholarship Foundation Trust, a part of the Community Foundation for Mississippi, presented $15,000 to the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra for student scholarships to the Premier Orchestral Institute.  The POI will be held in June and is a summer camp for student musicians.  Scholarships have been awarded yearly since 1959 to st




Chorus Concert

Mississippi Chorus will present “Music Changes Everything: An All-Mississippi Composer Concert” April 14, 7:30 p.m. at the Pearl High School Performing Arts Center.





Award of Excellence

New Summit School teacher Nick Cason received the Metro Teacher Honoree Award of Excellence from the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership. Cason was one of 12 selected from more than 50 nominees.



Sade Kate Kennedy

Sade Kate Kennedy, a member of the Bel Canto for the Mississippi Girlchoir, was selected to the 2018 OAKE National honor choir. The Organization of American Kodály Educators will hold its conference in Oklahoma City in March where the honor choirs perform.


Connor Bailey

Connor Bailey, Jackson Academy freshman, has excelled in speech and debate, placing in congressional debate and extemporaneous speaking across the state. At the recent Pascagoula High School Singing River Classic, Bailey was named tournament champion in congressional debate.


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Jackson Academy’s Summer Care students celebrated the Fourth of July with a dress-up day and parade.