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Mandi Stanley stays creative while supporting children’s school as JAA president

Not only is Mandi Stanley an accomplished professional, but she is also an involved community volunteer serving on boards of multiple organizations.

Trustmark recently unveiled plans for its newest location at a ceremonial groundbreaking in the historic Fondren district.

Casey Creasey was recently named executive director of the Greater Belhaven Foundation (GBF). Creasey holds degrees from the University of Mississippi and the University of Mississippi School of Law.

Fewer people will die of water-borne illness this year, thanks to the effort of a six-year-old girl.

Londyn Austin, a first-grader at New Hope Christian School, recently donated $100 to Clean Water for Malawi.

JA planning annual run April 12

State eyes undeveloped land in attempted takeover

State officials have at least 1,200 reasons they’re trying to take over the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport, namely the 1,200 acres of undeveloped land surrounding it.

Frustrated

By ANTHONY WARREN,

New administration brings hope for one-percent tax work

In January 2014, nearly 90 percent of voters in Jackson cast ballots in favor of a new tax, with the promise revenues from the assessment would be used to repave roads, fill potholes, and fix water and sewer lines.




Parent Volunteer

By MEGAN PHILLIPS,

Mandi Stanley stays creative while supporting children’s school as JAA president

Not only is Mandi Stanley an accomplished professional, but she is also an involved community volunteer serving on boards of multiple organizations.


Additional voting precinct added at Vertical Church in Gluckstadt

By MEGAN PHILLIPS,

Some Gluckstadt residents will have a new place to cast their votes come June 5, when the next Senate and U.S. House race will take place.

Madison County citizen Julia Hodges brought the issue to the board of supervisors, asking that an additional voting precinct be created, hopefully easing the burden on St. Joseph Catholic Church.











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First Presbyterian Day School fifth-graders celebrated National Kite Flying Day by constructing kites out of household materials.