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Mississippi Six-Week Abortion Ban 'Smacks of Defiance,' Federal Judge Says

U.S. District Court Judge Carlton Reeves did not rule on whether or not he will block Mississippi's six-week abortion ban in federal court today. He said he will issue a ruling at a later date on whether to block it ...

City & County

City Update: Siemens Investigation Moves Forward, Bridge Closure, JPD Accreditation, Local Heroes

Ward 3 Jackson City Councilman Kenneth Stokes removed his glasses as Council President Melvin Priester Jr. of Ward 2 announced the body would be going into an executive session—its second of the day during its last meeting on May 14.

Person of the Day

Vishwesh Bhatt

Vishwesh Bhatt, who has worked as executive chef at the Snackbar restaurant in Oxford for 10 years, recently received the Best Chef South designation during the James Beard Foundation's annual award ceremony in Chicago on May 6.

Biz Roundup

Chipper and Coco, Your CBD Store and B&B Theatres at Northpark

Jackson native Ann Somers and her husband Bob Potesky opened a new pet store called Chipper and Coco at The District at Eastover on Wednesday, May 15, across from Fine & Dandy.


Run and Give Back

One of the best ways to show progress in running is to do some kind of race, whether that's a 5K or a full marathon, and everything in between.

Music Listings

Bonny Blair's - Open Jam with Sonny Brooks 7 p.m.

Char - Tommie Vaughn 6 p.m.

Drago's - Chuck Bryan 6 p.m.

Duling Hall - Nick Lowe; Webb Wilder 7:30 p.m.

Fenian's - Open Mic 9 p.m.

Hal & Mal's - Jazz with Raphael Semmes & Friends

Kathryn's - Road Hogs 6:30 p.m.

Pelican Cove - Unfinished Business (Angela Pittman) 6 p.m.

Shucker's - Karaoke 7:30 p.m.

Table 100 - Chalmers Davis 6 p.m.