"a" | Search | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

All results / Stories

Tease photo Food

Father’s Day: Things to Do

You'll have no shortage of great things to do in the Jackson metro for Father's Day this year. Here's just a few that the JFP has picked out.

Tease photo City & County

EDITORIAL: Transparency in Officer Shootings Needs to Improve, Not Worsen

We now get even less information about officer-involved shootings. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigations does not have to disclose information concerning any open or closed investigations except to law enforcement.

Tease photo Politics

How A ‘Brexit Boys’ Project Ended Up in Jackson Court

Kyle Taylor believes Eldon Insurance and Big Data Dolphins Ltd. might be using U.K. citizens' data in their new artificial-intelligence project they have planned to start in Oxford, Miss.

Tease photo Immigration

House Republicans to Offer 2 Separate Bills on Immigration

House Republicans are considering next steps on two immigration bills after GOP leaders persuaded moderate Republicans to drop their renegade effort to force votes on legislation that would have protected ...

Tease photo City & County

Jackson Even Less Transparent with Officer-Involved Shootings?

Just one month after Mississippi Bureau of Investigations officially began handling officer-involved shootings in Jackson, it has been harder to get information previously available to citizens and reporters following these ...

Tease photo

OPINION: New Orleans, A Good Idea

A different kind of musician, Bob Dylan, says New Orleans is a city where the ghosts of the dead and the laughter of the living are never far apart.

Tease photo National

Michael Cohen Hunts for New Lawyers in FBI Probe

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, is searching for a new legal team to represent him in an FBI investigation of his business dealings.

Tease photo City & County

City’s 3-1-1 Approach to Road Hazards Changes

The City of Jackson changed how it responds to calls regarding road issues after the fatal crash on May 17—by adding more phone numbers to call to report issues.

Tease photo National

Trump Claim Raises Eyebrows: North Korea No Longer a Nuke Threat?

President Donald Trump declared on Wednesday there was "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea," a dubious claim following his summit with leader Kim Jong Un that produced no ...

Tease photo Immigration

Ryan Says Trump Backs Compromise Immigration Plan

President Donald Trump backs compromise immigration legislation that House Republican leaders are trying to craft in hopes of ending the party's standoff over the issue, Speaker Paul Ryan told GOP ...

Tease photo Cover

Guys We Love 2018

Each year around Father's Day, we honor men in the Jackson metro area who are making differences in our communities. This year's include leaders, policy advocates, south Jackson warriors, creators ...

Tease photo Books

Voice & Growth in ‘Treeborne’

The path to author Caleb Johnson's much-praised debut novel, "Treeborne" (Picador, 2018, $26), was a winding one. For starters, the idea for the book initially spurred not from the titular ...

Tease photo Editor's Note

EDITOR'S NOTE: Lessons in Stepping up from ‘Friday Night Lights’

It may be the peak of the baseball season, but my clear eyes and full heart have been fully set on football, thanks to my latest TV nostalgic kick. For ...

Tease photo Jacksonian

Blake Feldman

When Blake Feldman was in college, he planned on going to medical school. The Newton, Miss., native received a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Southern Mississippi in ...

Tease photo Business

Three Mississippi Choctaw Casinos Plan to Offer Sports Betting

Three casinos run by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will offer sports betting, but tribal leaders haven't said when it will start.