Jackson is a city of around 100,000 registered voters, and roughly 30,000 voted in the primaries on May 7.
Jackson city elections are not our city at its best. Inevitably, one or more candidates wage scorched-earth campaigns that make our city look like a hellhole.
In the middle of crazy campaign coverage over the last week, we saw this quote posted on Facebook: "Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. Everything else ...
MPC's 582-megatwatt Kemper IGCC coal-fired power plant is now more than 80 percent complete. Since January, Southern's stock price has risen steadily from just above $42 in January to around ...
The program at Millsaps College April 15 was "The Future of Newspapers: The Clarion-Ledger's Pulitzer Prize 30 Years Later." The question: Can newspapers still convey big ideas?
It's been a rough couple of weeks for Jackson, with two highly regarded local men meeting untimely deaths.
A few months ago, The Clarion-Ledger ran a splashy Sunday A1 story about alleged financial mismanagement at the school district Jackson Public Schools Superintendent Cedrick Gray formerly managed.
The Department of Finance and Administration has finally made its long-awaited recommendation for a new permanent home for the Department of Revenue, which is now housed in a Quonset hut ...
Transparency in government is a big and often slippery subject that most media outlets only look at from the 10,000-foot national level.
In November 2011, 58 percent of Mississippi voters made their voices unequivocally heard when they said "No" to Initiative 26.
Mississippi can't seem to stop wagging the dog when it comes to creating an inviting business climate.
Mississippi legislators are making shortsighted deals that will affect the state's citizens for a long time to come.
Despite Gov. Phil Bryant's stubborn and vocal opposition to the plan, the question of Medicaid expansion seemed headed for a few rounds of spirited debate in the Mississippi Legislature.
On Monday, Pope Benedict XVI shocked Roman Catholics around the world by announcing his retirement at the end of February.