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The Thanksgiving holiday is a time to reflect on the things for which we are thankful. This year, there are many opportunities across the Northside to share those blessings with others.
A year later, the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRVWSD) board is returning to several tactics to fight Giant Salvinia, which has been rediscovered in Pelahatchie Bay.
Northsider attempting to replenish disappearing trees
NCL Waste has hired an attorney and announced opposition to Ridgeland’s plans for annexation.
St. Anthony plans December 7 event

Snow day

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School students recently enjoyed the rare December snow day.  Spotted building a snowman were (from left) Eli, Susanna and Watts Everett.


Choose kind

Jackson Academy fifth-graders (from left) Emma Ray, Ann Campbell Lake, Wiggy Ball, and Stanton Cole attended a showing of “Wonder” recently with their class. After the film, which deals with themes of kindness, student’s signed a pledge stating “when given the choice between being right or being kind, [we pledge to] choose kind.”






Miss Wise and McInnis to exchange wedding vows January 6 at St. James

Mr. and Mrs. Alan Wise of Baton Rouge announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Clarice Wise, to Robert Garrett McInnis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McInnis of Hattiesburg.

Miss Wise, a graduate of Millsaps College, is the professional development and recruiting assistant at Butler Snow LLP in Ridgeland.




Image awards

The Mu Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity recently hosted the 2017 Image Awards at the MS E-Center @ JSU. The annual banquet benefitted the Mississippi Kidney Foundation, as well as the 2017 scholarship recipients. The MS Kidney Foundation was presented a check in the amount of $2,000.





legislative outlook

Improving voting issues and state-owned property uses top Blount’s 2018 list

Moving state agencies to state-owned buildings and making it easier to vote and register to vote are among top priorities next year for District 29 Sen. David Blount.


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A year later, the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRVWSD) board is returning to several... READ MORE

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Walter J. “Duke” Olson III, who approached life and business with wisdom and humor, died Tuesday,... READ MORE

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St. Andrew’s Upper School Theatre Department’s fall play will be the mystery A Murder is Announced based on the novel by Agatha Christie and adapted by playwright Leslie Darbon.