St. James News

City preparing for winter weather

    The St. James City Council met on Tuesday, October 15 to discuss several matters pertaining to the city. During the meeting, the council:
•    Heard the city has received a salt supply of 80 tons for winter road treatment.
•    Heard work to repair a sidewalk on State Route DD, which was damaged over the summer due to a water main break, is scheduled to be fixed this month, weather permitting.

American Legion donates to the fire department

    St. James American Legion Post 607 donated $2,530 in supplies to the St. James Fire Protection District. Members of the fire department met with American Legion members Monday night to recognize the donation made possible by local contributions.

City moves forward with no parking on portion of St. Ann

    The St. James City Council held the first reading on two ordinances aldermen believe will make St. Ann Avenue safer by establishing a no-parking zone on a curve and adding stop signs to streets in the neighborhood to slow traffic. Police Chief Ron Jones and Public Works Director Lyle Thomas highlighted the suggested changes to the council for consideration.

Fall play will be held this Saturday

    The St. James High School drama department will be holding the Seussification of a Mid-Summer Night’s Dream this Saturday, October 26. Due to construction at the high school, this year’s play will be performed at the Walker Pavilion on Washington Street beginning at 2 p.m.