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Made of brightly colored yarn and stitched together with prayers, hundreds of crocheted or knit blankets will make their way from St.
Members of the Jackson Academy Board of Trustees provide guidance and resources for the proper governance of the school.
The city of Ridgeland is experiencing a significant drop in new residential construction this year due to a low inventory of available lots.
When Ken Adcock built his Carolwood Drive home two decades ago, White Oak Creek was a meandering stream, lined with trees and a sloping creek.
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) permit board decided Tuesday to table the NCL Waste landfill decision until its January 14 meeting.


Play for Mercer

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School has another student committed to playing Division I next year. Senior Banks Tolley signed with Mercer University to play soccer. Fellow Saints teammates celebrated with Tolley at the announcement in the school’s brand-new Athletics and Recreation Center (ARC).



Girls gray team

Jackson Prep 2017-18 seventh-grade girls basketball gray team includes members (from left, back) Maggie Stack, Margaret Oliver, Elam Roberson, Anders Morgan; (front) Elizabeth Mitchell, Molly Tipton, Caroline Crumpton, Lucy Weir.

 


Open house

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held an open house in the new Athletics and Recreation Center (ARC). Shown are (from left) Chris Harth, Michelle Harth, and Jay Sones.

 



Doctor of the day

Dr. Frank Perkins (left), a psychiatrist at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, served recently as Legislative Doctor of the Day at the Capitol. In that capacity, Dr. Perkins was available to provide emergency medical treatment to lawmakers and critical staff. Also shown is Sen.


Getting Closer

By MEGAN PHILLIPS,

Judge approves signatures for Gluckstadt incorporation

The Gluckstadt incorporation trials have been nothing but a success so far for supporters wishing for the community to become the state’s newest city.






Work needed determines how long neighborhood bridges remain closed

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Jackson city officials say seven bridges that were recently closed will likely be closed for months, meaning Northsiders will have to find alternate routes to work, church, school and other functions.

Citing safety concerns, the city recently shut off access to seven major bridges, including four on the Northside.



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