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

All results / Stories

Tease photo Food

A Local Dad’s Day

Celebrate dads with local businesses such as Nandy’s Candy.

Tease photo National

Gunman Wounds GOP Congressman, then Killed by Police

A rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday, wounding House GOP Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and several others as congressmen and aides dove ...

Tease photo City & County

Local Adventurers Wanted

As I've gotten older, I've realized the importance of home—and also how expensive it is to move and travel all the time.

Tease photo Politics

Special Session: Too Little, Too Late?

Gov. Phil Bryant tried to smooth out the state's economic appearance and patch up additional budget holes in the June 5 special session, but Democrats were not too pleased with ...

Tease photo Cover

Guys We Love

It's almost Father's Day, which means that it's time to celebrate the men we love, and we're not just talking about fathers.

Tease photo Editorial

Long-game Economics Requires Investing in Kids

The typical economic-development strategy for Mississippi Republicans in recent years has been a game of tax cuts, supposedly so that corporations and companies will relocate and set up shop here ...

Tease photo Education

Wrapping Around the Most Vulnerable

Terry Thigpen had been to four residential acute-treatment facilities before he was 10 years old, until his mother, Shavonne, discovered the Wraparound Initiative. It was an alternative to sending Terry ...

Tease photo City & County

Public Works Pushes Back on Subcontractor

The City's Public Works Department is seeking to pay outside companies for assistance due to its lack of a qualified staff and potential damages to antennae's and water towers.

Tease photo Music

Sounds from the Empty House

For many years, musicians Judson Wright and Nigel Cole were friends and ran in the same circles, but they didn't make music together—at least, not outside of the school band.

Tease photo Education

Broadening Experiences

At a time in our nation's history when we desperately need community involvement and a sense of local and national purpose, AmeriCorps is one of the organizations that can provide ...

Tease photo Education

Mississippi Community College Costs Up 13 Percent After Cuts

Tuition and fees at Mississippi's 15 community and junior colleges will rise by 13 percent this fall, with the average annual price exceeding $3,000 for the first time as schools ...

Tease photo Jacksonian

Bryce Yelverton

Thirty-one-year-old government-relations consultant Bryce Yelverton has dedicated 19 years of his life to helping inner-city kids through Calvary Baptist Church's ministry, His Heart.