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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.

Natalie Ford

Natalie Ford is the recipient of the Teen Trendsetters Excellence in Leadership and Service Award, representing the partnership between Jackson Academy and Spann Elementary in the Barbara Bush Foundation’s Teen Trendsetters program which recognizes deserving teen mentors.

Will Laird

Will Laird, Jackson Academy junior, is the 2016 recipient of the Julie Dyer Collins Leadership Award, which is based on academics, sports participation, character, and leadership.

Amber Young

Amber Young, daughter of Keith and Camille Young, was selected to the Germantown High School Hall of Fame. She has been a part of student government for multiple years while contributing to Beta Club, Yearbook Staff and National Honor Society, and more.

Emily Zhang

Emily Zhang, daughter of Yi Quian and Zhao Zhang, is Madison Central High School Valedictorian for the class of 2017. She plans to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the fall.

Brantley Hudnal

Brantley Hudnall, daughter of Kristof and Amy Edgar and Thomas Hudnall, was selected to the Germantown High School Hall of Fame. She has been a part of the Speech and Debate Team, Beta Club and St.

Year end

First Presbyterian Day School’s Pure Energy II dance team (fourth through sixth grades) recently performed their year-end show. Shown are (from left) Sammie Zoog, Katherine Speed, Elizabeth Head, and Sarah Pittman. Not pictured: Lydia Tidwell.

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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.