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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.
Olivia moore gives back to community through establishing city tennis camp. When athletes make something look easy, they’re said to be “putting on a clinic.”
A new campaign was recently launched to bring roads and bridges to the forefront of this year’s statewide elections.

Parker Newman

Parker Newman, New Summit School student, was recently announced 2017 Tomato Queen in Copiah County. She will begin eighth-grade and is actively involved in the Spirit Club, Christian Studies Club, and received the Community Service Award.


Kellan Closer

Kellan Closer is the 2017 recipient of the Mary Sprayberry Memorial Art Scholarship, which is awarded to a rising senior who shows loyalty to Jackson Academy, has s Christian spirit of encouragement and kindness, and possesses a creative and artistic talent.






Eagle Scout

At a recent Court of Honor held by Boy Scout Troop 18 of Jackson, Will Mann (center) was awarded the rank of Eagle. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Doug Mann.


Court of honor

Virden O’Brien (center) was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a recent Court of Honor held by Boy Scout Troop 18 of Jackson. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Danna O’Brien.






Faculty award

The Faculty Award is an honor given to students who have demonstrated a real concern for the welfare of the students and staff of Jackson Academy.



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Wet weather continues to slow down the North State Street Reconstruc-tion Project.

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Andy Brown (center) was recognized for earning his Eagle Scout rank at Troop 8’s May Court of Honor at First Baptist Church of Jackson.