St. James News

Council approves rezoning request

    The St. James City Council met on June 10. During the meeting, the council:
    • Held a public hearing on the proposed Hopkins rezoning with no comments and approved an ordinance to rezone the property in the Union Heights Subdivision from R-1 (residential) to B-2 (central business district).

City completes paving of hiking trail

    The city of St. James has completed paving both entrances of the Forest City Trail, a hiking and biking path that travels from the Industrial Park entrance to Great Circle. A grant from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) was awarded to the city to complete the project at the end of last year and the city has been waiting on good weather to finish the work.

Police investigating library vandalism

    The St. James Police Department was called to investigate damage done to the James Memorial Public Library on Thursday, June 13. Police were notified early Friday morning by library staff that liquor bottles and eggs had been thrown at the building during the night.

Tiger Shark Waterpark has strong start to the season

    Despite being having the swimming season delayed due to inclement weather, Tiger Shark Waterpark opened on May 27 to a huge turnout. Since then, the pool has been packed as summer swimmers coming to enjoy the facilities.