St. James News

Caring and senior center holding groundbreaking ceremony

    The St. James Caring Center and St. James Senior Center will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the resurfacing of both parking lots and renovation of the thrift store on Monday, October 28. The project is made possible by a Community Development Block Grant and a short ceremony will be held to recognize the upcoming efforts.

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.