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H.L. Merideth Jr.

Funeral services for H.L. “Sonny” Merideth Jr., 86, of Gulf Breeze, Fla., and formerly of Greenville and Jackson, were held September 9 at Avon United Methodist Church in Washington County. Sonny died suddenly at home September 5, in Gulf Breeze, Fla. 

Crime Report

Ridgeland Crime

The Ridgeland Police Department received the following reports for:

220 / 55-South, motor vehicle theft, August 15;

Adcock Street, 800 block, grand larceny, August 14;

Arbor Drive, 300 block, grand larceny, August 29;

Bayshore Drive, 100 block, petit larceny, August 26;

William Jeanes

William Jeanes, Northside Sun columnist, received a Gold Medal in the Magazine Writing category at the 26th International Automotive Media Competition awards ceremonies in Plymouth, Michigan. The award was for a personality profile of the late Brock Yates that appeared in Autoweek magazine.

Royal nares

By LOTTIE BOGGAN,

Because the shifting bus gears were loud and my ears still stopped up from airline flights day before yesterday, I had a hard time hearing our guide and grasping what he said about the sights we were seeing in Hong Kong.

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City meet

The River Hills parent relay team (from left) Ben Kerr, Will McCraney, Tal Hendrix, and Parker Ellison swam to a first place finish during this year’s event at the Jackson Swim Association’s City Meet.

Court denies R’land request

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Opponents of the Ridgeland Costco Wholesale scored a minor victory recently in their efforts to keep the wholesaler from locating on Highland Colony Parkway.

Last week, the Mississippi Supreme Court denied the city of Ridgeland’s request to expedite the appeal of the city’s 2015 vote to amend the zoning ordinance.

Watters honored for contributions

Betti Watters was the recipient of the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Social Workers, Mississippi Chapter.

This award goes to Mississippi NASW members who have made significant contributions to the field of professional social work throughout their professional careers in Mississippi.

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City meet

The River Hills parent relay team (from left) Ben Kerr, Will McCraney, Tal Hendrix, and Parker Ellison swam to a first place finish during this year’s event at the Jackson Swim Association’s City Meet.

Court denies R’land request

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Opponents of the Ridgeland Costco Wholesale scored a minor victory recently in their efforts to keep the wholesaler from locating on Highland Colony Parkway.

Last week, the Mississippi Supreme Court denied the city of Ridgeland’s request to expedite the appeal of the city’s 2015 vote to amend the zoning ordinance.

Watters honored for contributions

Betti Watters was the recipient of the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Social Workers, Mississippi Chapter.

This award goes to Mississippi NASW members who have made significant contributions to the field of professional social work throughout their professional careers in Mississippi.

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