Born in Vicksburg, Tim Summers, Jr. has deep roots in Mississippi. From his early childhood years to his time spent at the University of Mississippi, his interest in the story of the state and her people has led to a career focused on helping people, and now Jacksonians, learn more about themselves and the world around them. He has a cat named Merlyn and hopes to soon ride his bike through the City, dodging potholes along the way.
The trial against Downtown Jackson Partners President Ben Allen wound up on Feb. 7, even as the woman who landed him there remained conspicuously absent from the courtroom.
Mayor Tony Yarber and his administration recently became defendants in another sexual-harassment lawsuit, this time saddled with charges of steering city contracts to campaign supporters.
The jury in the trial of Downtown Jackson Partners President Ben Allen found him guilty on one count, not guilty on nine others after six hours of deliberation.
Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith spent the morning attempting to attack several aspects of Downtown Jackson Partners attorney Robert Gibbs, during the fifth day of testimony in the ...
Robert Gibbs, the attorney for Downtown Jackson Partners, took the stand this morning in the trial of DJP President Ben Allen in the same courtroom where he presided as a ...
Mayor Tony Yarber and the City of Jackson are facing another lawsuit alleging sexual harassment from a former employee, except this time the former Equal Business Opportunity manager asserts that ...
Over the last two days, the prosecution tried hard to convince a Hinds County jury that President Ben Allen mishandled public money while leading the Downtown Jackson Partners business improvement ...
The City of Jackson's monopoly on wastewater treatment for the region lost ground last week as a Rankin chancery court agreed with an earlier decision to allow the West Rankin ...
The trial of Downtown Jackson Partners President Ben Allen began this morning with opening statements and testimony from an attorney who formerly worked with the state auditor's office asserting the ...
A well-known and nationally recognized political operative that Mayor Tony Yarber refers to as a "kingmaker," Mitzi Bickers, has been mentioned in connection to a federal bribery investigation into the ...
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- IHL and MDA Partner to "Showcase" State to Businesses
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- Virgi Lindsay to Run for Jackson City Council Ward 7
- Two Jackson Men Sentenced to 60 months in Armed Carjacking Case
- City to Repair Broken Water Mains after Winter Weather
- JSU one of only four HBCU’s ranked among top 200 research universities in the country
- JPD Arrests 18-Year-Old, 2 Juveniles for Carjacking
- Mississippi Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime for Murdering Transgender Woman for Her Gender Identity
- DOJ: Aryan Brotherhood of Mississippi Member Sentenced to Life
- Board Calls for Nominations for JSU Campus Search Advisory Committee
- Council to Consider Settlement for Mayor's Lawsuit
- Former JPD Officer Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison
- MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory for Terrapin Skin Creek in Rankin County
- Former Bondsman Pleads Guilty to Fraud
- Health Officials Confirm Four New Case of West Nile Virus
- Jackson Online Tax-Forfeited Property Auction Garners 1,503 Bids
- Christopher Freeze Named Special Agent in Charge of Jackson Division
- Council to Consider Cutting Constituent Services from Mayor's Office
- Jackson Man Arrested for Conspiracy, Bribery of Hinds County Assistant DA
- Attorney General Jim Hood Announces $150 Million BP Payment to Mississippi
- Verbatim: Settlement Ends “Debtors’ Prison” System in Jackson, Mississippi
- JPS: Schools' Water 'Below Regulatory Limit for Lead,' Except for a Water Fountain
- UPDATE: Boil Water Alert Lifted for Small Area of North Jackson