Jackson Mayor Harvey Johnson Jr. delivered his final State of the City address today, May 29, 2013. The transcript follows.
Mayoral candidate Chokwe Lumumba gets what is perhaps the most coveted endorsement going into the Democratic primary runoff.
TIME named HIV specialist Dr. Hannah Gay, UMMC associate professor of pediatrics, to the 2013 TIME 100, the magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Jackson Mayor Harvey Johnson Jr. is asking Jacksonians to remember Det. Eric Smith at noon today.
The second deceased individual identified as Jeremy Powell.
Text of the Democratic response to the State of the State, as delivered by Rep. Bryant Clark, D-Pickens.
The Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership's Vision 2022 planners have compiled a list of specific goals, actions and strategies for a long-range plan for Jackson.
Secretary of State's office will use survey results for Voter ID outreach.
The Jackson Police Department released the names of two men wanted in the robbery of Swell-o-phonic in Fondren last week.
William Kirk Montgomery, 23, from Puckett, and Jonathan K. Gaskamp, 20, from Brandon, pleaded guilty today.
A Clinton resident faces several charges of identity theft and other crimes, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.
The U. S. Department of Justice is investigating Entergy for its anti-competitive activities.
The state and county Democratic executive committees are working to remind all elections officials and voters around the state that Mississippi voters will NOT need to present identification in order ...
A former employee of the Hinds County District Attorney's Office has admitted in court that he is guilty of accepting bribes.
This is only for those residents who are served by the surface water system. Those customers on the well water system are not affected.
Department seeks declaratory, injunctive and equitable relief against City of Meridian, Lauderdale County and Mississippi Division of Youth Services.
The Mississippi Board of Education voted today to grant Jackson Public Schools an extension to come into full compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act if the district agrees ...
Former Jackson Police Department Patrol Officers Monyette Quintel Jefferson, 27, and Terence Dale Jenkins, 25, pled guilty in U.S. District Court today to accepting bribes from an undercover FBI agent.
The Department of Justice has responded to the State’s request for pre-clearance of the voter ID law as presented in House Bill 921 (2012), announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.
Jackson, a second-time 100 Best winner, was again recognized for programs that support youth education, healthy living and community involvement.
Jackson State University is cited in two national rankings as one of the top schools in the nation for educating African-Americans.
FEMA released this information today for Hurricane Isaac survivors.
Entergy Mississippi, Inc. has successfully completed restoring power to all of its customers whose homes and businesses could safely take electricity after the impact of Hurricane Isaac.
Since Friday, when President Obama approved Individual Assistance as part of the Major Disaster declaration for Louisiana requested by the Governor, more than 35,000 Louisianans have registered for assistance, with ...
National Flood Insurance Policy Holders who experienced flooding due to Hurricane Isaac are reminded that NFIP policies do not cover rental assistance.
More than 1350 FEMA staff are on the ground in Louisiana and Mississippi, including 200 Community Relations staff who are assessing needs within the community and providing situational awareness to ...
FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate was on the ground in Louisiana and met with U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu and Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser today to discuss FEMA's efforts to support ...
THE JACKSON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY HAS BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE FOLLOWING FLIGHT CANCELLATIONS FOR THURSDAY 30 AUGUST 30, 2012.
"As the storm continues to move inland, there are a number of areas both along the coast and inland that can be affected by strong winds, storm surge and inland ...
A Jackson gas station owner has been arrested and charged with price gouging during a state of emergency, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.
Mayor Harvey Johnson, Jr. declared a state of emergency for the City of Jackson today as Tropical Storm Isaac continues to move into the Jackson area. The storm will continue ...
Hinds Community College announces schedule changes because of concerns about wind and rain from Hurricane Isaac.
Federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Mississippi to supplement state and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Tropical Storm Isaac starting ...
The City of Jackson continued to make preparations today ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac.
Public shelters will begin opening as Tropical Storm Isaac continues its move toward the Gulf Coast.
Gov. Phil Bryant has issued an Executive Order reaffirming Mississippi law that prohibits illegal immigrants from receiving public benefits.
Millsaps College is the best college in the state of Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama based on student satisfaction, postgraduate success, four-year graduation rate and competitive awards.
Researchers in the University of Mississippi Department of Physics played major roles in the research and discovery of the Higgs boson,
Michael E. Earwood, 60, an attorney from Madison, Mississippi, pled guilty in U.S. District Court today to one count of bankruptcy fraud.
Jackson ranks 89th out of Top 100 Metro Economies, according to U.S. Conference of Mayors report.
A Raymond resident is behind bars following his arrest today for alleged possession of child porn, announced Attorney General Jim Hood.
Despite expected El Niño, updated outlook calls for near- or above-normal Atlantic season.
Museum Agrees to Allow Same-Sex Couples to Hold Commitment Ceremonies.
Mayor Harvey Johnson Jr. delivered his 2012-2013 budget address to the Jackson City Council today.
Tougaloo College announced yesterday that it had agreed to acquire television station WUFX-TV, Channel 35, in Jackson.
The FBI has arrested at least one man tied to the alleged "Grayhead" organization, and are looking for man it was named after.
Rep. Alan Nunnelee and 16 of his House colleagues pledged supported to Chik-Fil-A, "an American success story."
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves: “I have a message for people in both parties who are scared of the future of education reform: buckle your seat belts."
Entergy and the Salvation Army team up to help residents with energy costs.
The Mississippi Children's Museum is 2012 Attraction of Year; Walker's Drive-In is Restaurant of the Year. Here's a list of the other awards.