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Revamped Precinct Four beats result in crime downswing. A plan implemented seven years ago to reduce crime on the Northside has apparently paid off.
Randy Watkins’ love of golf takes him to the U.S. Open and mentoring young players on the sport.
Car show to benefit diabetes foundation.
City plans changes to mass transit system; hiring consultant.



Sea Legs

By ANTHONY WARREN,

SSS Jackson helping young Northsiders learn leadership skills

A program designed to help Northside kids earn their sea legs while learning valuable leadership skills recently celebrated its one-year anniversary.

That program is the state’s only chapter of the Sea Scouts, and it meets at the Jackson Yacht Club. 




N’siders among spring graduates at Mississippi State University

Northsiders who were spring graduates from Mississippi State University include: Gregory Abadie, Abbey Ahlrich, Shanequa Alexander, Shelby Allard, Landon Bagley, Katherine Bailey, Olivia Barcellona, David Barnett, Elizabeth Biddle, Christa Boykin, Cynthia Brown, James Brundege, Adam Buckley, Taylor Bush, Benjamin Caldwell, Krisheena Carter;


N'siders receive degrees from Ole Miss

Northside students who were graduated from the University of Mississippi in May include: Zachary Ellis Newman, Charles Brice McEuen, Julia Elizabeth Beacham, Anna Katherine Ferguson, Mary Stewart Hurst, Julian Lee Owen, Heath Andrew Skelton, Avery Thames Burns, Thomas Brent Ferguson, Caroline Phillips Garraway, Josiah Bentley Harper, Mollie McG






Green energy flops

When Haley Barbour was governor, he and his appointees at the Mississippi Development Authority were gung-ho on getting the state to invest in risky so-called “green energy” startups.



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St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held the 2019 Honors Day Assembly, recognizing students’ accomplishments.