Phelps Health will be offering free drive-through testing for COVID-19, including nasal swab and antibody testing, on Saturday, July 11, in St. James. The event is already completely booked with those wanting to get tested.
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Edward Jones Financial Advisor Jake Shockley has opened an office in St. James, located in the old Casey’s building at 127 East James Boulevard. He is now offering financial services to help the community meet their long- and short-term financial goals.
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has awarded a $50,000 Small Community Engineering Assistance Program grant to the city of St. James to help evaluate the city’s wastewater collection system. Work has been done to improve the system over the past few years and this money will help identify where surface water is entering the system.
Iron Hill Armory held a grand opening on Saturday, June 20, at its new home located at 120 North Jefferson Street in downtown St. James. Owned and operated by Jeremy and Miranda Clark, they hope to bring their passion of firearms to provide for the needs of gun lovers in the community.
The St. James Board of Education voted last week to move forward with FirEd up Consulting to finalize the Comprehensive School Improvement Plan (CSIP) after it was delayed due to COVID-19. Work had started on the process, with FirEd Up Consulting being hired by the district, holding public meetings involving business leaders, residents, students, staff, and district administration to develop new short- and long-term plans.