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Melvin Priester was recently elected as president of the Jackson City Council. Priester, who is now in his second term, is a graduate of Murrah High School, Harvard University and the Stanford Law School at Stanford University.

Sunnybrook Children’s Home not only aids abused or neglected children in Mississippi, but also provides support for the child advocates who care for them.

Longtime Ridgeland Alderman Chuck Gautier

The City of Ridgeland sees continuous growth, both commercial and residential. Much of what gets done is spurred along by those who are elected to work for the city.

Life defined by making others feel good despite battling personal demons

Ben Ingram was a class clown, who would seek out the lonely kid in the school cafeteria or befriend the new student who could barely speak English.

Foundation presents indoor car show

Jackson city officials were unsure last week if work on the North State Street Reconstruction Project would continue, with federal funding for it being temporarily cut off.




On Hold

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Council waiting for new officials to tackle gating ordinance

AMENDMENTS TO Jackson’s public access gating ordinance continue to be on hold, and will likely be that way until the new council takes seat and new committee assignments are named.




U.S. Kids Golf

Northside Junior players participating in ‘central Mississippi local tour’

Junior golfers on the Northside now have another opportunity to experience the rigors of tournament play.




Jeff on work of Innovate Mississippi

Tony Jeff is president and CEO of Innovate Mississippi. Jeff is a graduate of Mississippi State University and Northwestern University. He joined Innovate Mississippi in 2002, and took over as the company’s chief in 2010. He recently spoke to Sun Senior Staff Writer Anthony Warren about the organization and its efforts to help entrepreneurs.





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The Jackson Academy Association (JAA) will host A Blue and White Night at the Country Club of Jackson on Saturday, August 11.