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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.

Hall of fame

At the recent Madison Ridgeland Academy graduation ceremony, graduates (from left) Cooper Ruwe, Rachel Russell, Caitlin Coon, Clay Chance, Anna Claire Bowdon and Lennis Barlow were selected as inductees to the MRA Hall of Fame.

Summer camp

During New Summit School summer camp, Kara Norris and Nick Cason took the fourth and fifth-grade boys fishing with their parents at Lefleur Bluff State Park. Shown are (from left) Cason, Carter Clay-Davis, Theo Carter, Cole Norrell, and Norris.

StD scholarships

Germantown High School has enjoyed much support from the community, including St. Dominic Hospital, which has established a scholarship for GHS seniors. Recipients are (from left) Erin Kight, Owen Ivan, and Breana Pigott.

Jeffie Dee Carter

Services will be held at Covenant Presbyterian Church, August 7 at 2 p.m., preceded by visitation from 12:30 to 2 p.m. for Jeffie Dee Carter. Burial will be in Parkway Memorial Cemetery.

Back to school

Students and administrators preparing for new year

School is about to begin for another year, and administrators, teachers and students are gearing up for what the 2017-2018 academic year has to offer.

Court denies R’land request

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Opponents of the Ridgeland Costco Wholesale scored a minor victory recently in their efforts to keep the wholesaler from locating on Highland Colony Parkway.

Last week, the Mississippi Supreme Court denied the city of Ridgeland’s request to expedite the appeal of the city’s 2015 vote to amend the zoning ordinance.

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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.