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Beemon Drugs closing

Beemon Drugs Owner Lester Hailey has announced that the iconic North Jackson drug store will be closing on June 25. 

A notice was posted at the Maywood Mart institution today. 

The store, which has been a staple on the Northside for years, is known for providing home delivery of medications to customers. 










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NewSouth NeuroSpine

By DR. RAHUL VOHRA,

“The DEA is on the phone.” Those are words you really never want to hear. To my relief the call wasn’t about my practice. The next week I found myself meeting with two United States District attorneys as well as DEA agents. I was asked to be an expert in a case against two pain specialists in Alabama.




Renaissance to feature new show fountain, theater and Costco

By NIKKI ROWELL,

The second and third phases of Renaissance are on track to be finished next year, complete with another show fountain and Malco theater.

The city of Ridgeland director of community development Alan Hart said, based on reports from the developer, that phase two of Renaissance should be open by summer or fall of 2019.





Beemon Drugs closing

Beemon Drugs Owner Lester Hailey has announced that the iconic North Jackson drug store will be closing on June 25. 

A notice was posted at the Maywood Mart institution today. 

The store, which has been a staple on the Northside for years, is known for providing home delivery of medications to customers. 


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Varsity Baseball

The 2018 Jackson Prep varsity baseball team includes (from left, back) Coach Derek Williford, Coach Shane Bennett, Landon Wilbanks, Kelly Crumpton, Alex Gibbs, Spence Graves, Parker Gleason, Manager Cole Crotwell, Coach J. G.


News Briefs

R’land’s Legislative Wants

With the 2019 legislative session under way, Mayor Gene McGee revealed some of his top priorities.

“This legislative session we are going to support what the Mississippi Municipal League (MML) is doing,” McGee said



Awards

At Madison Ridgeland Academy, student Meg Gordon was named the 2018 recipient of the Smith-Harris Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is given annually in memory of Periann Smith and Joellen Harris. The recipient is selected based on how they exemplify the lives of Periann and Joellen both personally and as MRA students.


Polar inspiration

With their classmates, Jackson Academy second-grade students (from left) Carson Lester, Emily Lampton, Preston Gough, and Lillian Griner participated in activities inspired by the book The Polar Express before Christmas.



Good citizens

Jackson Prep seventh-graders (from left) Collin Williams and Anna Blaire Bryant were given the Citizenship Award at the honors forum.


Luck of the Draw

The eighth annual art benefit for the Metropolitan YMCAs of Mississippi, A Luck of the Draw, will be held January 31, 6 to 9 p.m. at the ag museum. Admission tickets are $50; limited draw tickets, $100 which guarantees a piece of art.


Longest Day

James Tullos, Jackson Bridge Association director, presided over the local fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association. Nationally, on June 21 bridge clubs hosted “The Longest Day,” a day of bridge from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.


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Breaking News

PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE


Obituaries

Social

Cathy Haynie, head of school at Christ Covenant School, is serving JAAIS (Jackson Area Association of Independent Schools) as president this year.