City contracts to have tennis courts repaired

    The city of St. James has approved a contract with Gerald Perry Tennis Company to repair an old tennis court in the city park. The agreement will include repairing a large crack, resurfacing, coating, and striping the court.

Water and natural gas rates to be increased

    The St. James Municipal Utility Board and St. James City Council met in a joint session Monday night to discuss utility rate increases. The city currently has a deadline to make improvements to the water and wastewater system required by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

JMPL and elementary school offering book giveaway Friday

    The James Memorial Public Library is teaming with the Lucy Wortham James Elementary School to provide a free book giveaway this Friday, August 14. The event will take place in the elementary school parking lot throughout the day and will be a great way to get books to children.