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Northside schools enjoying increase in enrollment

The start of the 2017 academic year meant continued growth at most of the Northside’s private and parochial schools.

Once the foundation is poured, a Costco Wholesale can typically be open for business within four months.

After Tulane University’s abrupt closure in January of this year in Madison, the city is demanding $10 million in punitive damages.

The Gluckstadt incorporation is making slow and steady progress, but there is one commercial entity that wants to stay out of the issue.

Bob Devaney is regional disaster officer (RDO) for the American Red Cross Mississippi Region. Devaney, a Chicago native, has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s in human service administration.

The Women’s Foundation of Mississippi will celebrate its 2017 Women of Vision honorees and grantees October 2 at the Mississippi Museum of Art from 5 to 7 p.m.

State takeover of JPS

According to a recent audit by the Mississippi Department of Education, the Jackson district is a managerial and pedagogic disaster. Rated “F” on the state’s A-to-F accountability grading, it was in violation of 24 out of 32 of the state’s accreditation standards, even after being given a year to try to correct its mess.


Amateur golfer Sheila Haynes (right) has recently won her fifth Ladies Club Championship at the Reunion Golf and Country Club. Reunion is a member club of the Mississippi Women’s Golf Association. Haynes first round score was a 67, with a second round 69.