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The public comment period, which was originally scheduled to end on September 26, has been extended to October 28 for residents to voice comments or concerns about NCL Waste’s plans to construct a
Friend’s move inspires Abby McCaughan award-winning choreography.
When Jackson resident Kim Evans realized he had accidentally let his driver’s license expire, he went to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in Jackson to renew it.
Annual event benefits Extra Table.
The Sanderson Farms Championship is under way, and even for the casual golf fan, the tournament has a lot to offer.

Speech and Debate

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s middle school speech and debate team recently traveled to Hattiesburg for the Sacred Heart Middle School Invitational. Both public forum debate teams – Charles Sanders/Joy Dhar and Kara Pickett/Yasmine Ware – had winning records. Pickett and Ware were recognized as semifinalists.


Sign for tennis

Madison Central High School senior Megan Humphreys signed to play tennis at the University of North Alabama next fall. Shown are (from left) Claire, David, Megan and Kim Humphreys.



All about H

Kindergartners at First Presbyterian Day School wore headbands, hilarious hair, and hats to school as they studied the letter H. Shown are (from left) Aaron Mangana, Katherine Lewis, Virginia Mehrle, Robin Weaver, and Sophia Torres.


All-State choir

Choristers of the Mississippi Girlchoir have been accepted into the 2018 Mississippi Music Educators Association Elementary All-State Choir. Shown are (from left) Tai Harris and Lindsey Ward.




Middle School Team

Members of the St. Andrew’s Episcopal School middle school girls basketball team include (from left, back) Cheyenne Palato, Emma Brown, Avery Stallings, Lottie McHardy, McKenna Wheatley, Anna Buckley, Lily Hillhouse, Madi Word, Enyla Blackmon; (front) Alexandra Zevallos, Anne Avery Boling, Douglas Watkins, Jasper Jones, and Grace Jasinski.




Honor choir

Choristers of the Mississippi Girlchoir have been selected to 2018 Mississippi Music Educators Association All-State Jr. High Honor Choir. They are (from left, back) Madyson Strum, Lucy Elfert, Erinn Kim; (front) Cici Milam, Michelle Bramlett, Hannah Grace Kerr.



Nutcracker performers

Eight St. Andrew’s students performed in Mississippi Metropolitan Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker.” Featured are (from left, back) Abigail Calimaran, Abby McCaughan, Caroline Champagne; (front) Ria Aggarwal, Avery Shiflett, Mari Finseth, and Anna Kate Hamilton. Not pictured: Amelia McCaughan.


Success

Jackson Prep recently held its 2017 Précis Pageant. Voted Most Likely to Succeed are (from left) Mary Patterson Hester and Gregory Vance.


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