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Special election called for new library tax vote

    St. James voters will get another chance to vote on the proposed library tax after Circuit Court Judge William Hickle ordered the results of the August 5 Proposition A vote thrown out. After a hearing on August 20, Hickle dismissed the results due to an error at the poles and has set a special election for September 30 for the tax.

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Queen candidates, Chamber getting ready for 81st GFF

    The 81st Annual Grape and Fall Festival is coming to St. James soon. Area residents will have plenty to do for the festival this year, which runs September 3-6. Many new and returning events are slated for the week.

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You can help ‘Change This World’ Saturday

    On Saturday, August 23, an organization called Change This World (CTW) will be at the St. James Community Hall in Nelson Hart Park to pack 50,000 meals. Beginning at 9 a.m., volunteers from the community will join together to package balanced meals for those suffering from hunger around the world.

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Forum set for August 26 to discuss library tax

    The James Memorial Public Library Board will be holding a public forum on Tuesday, August 26 at 6 p.m. at the library. Members of the board and city officials will be available to answer any questions city residents have about the property tax issue, which will once again be presented to a public vote.

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School opening goes well, super says

    School is now in session as St. James students opened the 2014-15 school year on Monday. Teachers and students began the year with many changes.

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City spending $65,000 for mapping system

    For the past two months, the St. James City Council has been discussing the purchase of GIS mapping and hosting service to map manholes and electrical primary lines. On Monday night, the council passed a resolution to contract with Midland GIS Solutions for mapping services at a cost of $64,722.

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