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Jackson residents paying twice to keep all libraries open

Jackson taxpayers are helping to keep the Clinton library open, but don’t expect that city to return the favor any time soon.

Kid’s Chance is a Mississippi Bar charitable organization that offers scholarships to college-aged children whose parents have been killed or seriously injured in a work-related accident.

FROM PROGRAMS TO VENUES TO FUND-RAISING, TIPPY GARNER GUIDING FORCE OF OPERA

A Jackson native, Tippy Garner has always lived in the north and northeast area of the city.

Michael Causey, a ninth-grader at Jackson Prep, won the INEX Legends Car Racing regional qualifier at Sunny South Raceway in Mobile, that secured him an entry for U.S. Legend Car Nationals.

Annual JA event planned October 17

The Northside Sun has just learned that the Eudora Welty Library is expected to be shut down by the state fire marshals today at 5:00pm, that according to Jackson-Hinds Library Executive Director Patty Furr.

Indoor Shooting Range

An indoor shooting range might be a possibility for the city of Ridgeland in the near future. Officials are looking at allowing an indoor range, should a developer propose one.

To make it happen, officials are looking into the safety protocols and precautions, and the zoning ordinance will undergo an alteration.

Online auction

Madison County is renewing their contract with GovEase, a software company that facilitates government improvement at a local level.

The software company will allow Madison County to conduct their second online property auction. Lee County is the only other county in the state using the software.

Gluckstadt Flooding

The county is looking into two different flooding problems in the Gluckstadt area. Recently, the county hired Mendrop Engineering to study Weisenberger Road and Greystone subdivision.

More Development

The west side of Jackson Street is about to get more commercial development. Ridgeland city officials recently approved architectural reviews for parcels 206, 208 and 210 on West Jackson Street.

Patrick Rowland is the developer for the proposal.

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;

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FROM PROGRAMS TO VENUES TO FUND-RAISING, TIPPY GARNER GUIDING FORCE OF OPERA

A Jackson native, Tippy Garner has always lived in the north and northeast area of the city.