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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.

Alfred Wortham Duperier Jr.

Services will be held at Christ United Methodist Church July 26 at 1 p.m. for Alfred Wortham Duperier Jr. Visitation at the church is on the same day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

On July 23, Dub’s life journey on earth ended and he began his eternal life with Jesus Christ his Lord and Savior.

Feel the bite

By ANTHONY WARREN,

New code enforcement rules to impact local property owners

Amendments to Jackson’s code enforcement rules are designed to give city ordinance more teeth, but local property owners, not absentee landlords, are likely going to feel the bite.

LeFleur East sells Creekmore house

A local neighborhood group has scrapped plans to use a former home on Old Canton Road for an event and office space, and is now looking for a new location.

The LeFleur East House, a two-story home at 4658 Old Canton, has been deeded to James Holt Crews, of Jackson, according to Hinds County Chancery Clerk records.

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