Georgetown fires John Thompson III after another losing year

March 23, 2017 in Sports

By HOWARD FENDRICH WASHINGTON (AP) — John Thompson III was fired as Georgetown’s basketball coach Thursday after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national […]

Lowe’s ‘Community Impact Grant’ benefits MidCity/Georgetown homeowners

March 7, 2013 in Top Stories

By Jackie Hampton

Publisher

Robert Williams, a 59-year-old disabled truck driver, is pleased that his home on Wood Street will be one of 21 that will receive major repairs as a result of a matching grant awarded to Habitat for Humanity/Metro Jackson (HFH/MJ).

Last fall, HFH/MJ was among nine affiliates nationwide invited to apply for one of four major Community Impact Grants from Lowes. On Friday, March 1, at a media event at Jaycee Park on Bailey Avenue, officials from Lowe’s announced….