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Best of Jackson: Household 2020

This year's Best of Jackson: Household 2020 pop-up ballot lists a number of local resources that can help you maintain your home, whatever your needs.

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Governor Tate Reeves Launches Back to Business Mississippi Website to Help Small Businesses Recover from COVID-19

Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced the launch of the Back to Business Mississippi Grant Program website to help small businesses receive financial support quickly to recover from the devastating economic ...

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Essential Workers Bearing Weight of COVID-19

Commercial unions are fighting for recognition of their food-service and grocery-store employees as first responders, in the hopes that this will give them priority access to PPE, including masks.

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With No Relief In Sight, Jackson Small Business Owners Struggle

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit small businesses, which typically do not have more than two weeks’ worth of working capital funds at any given time, especially hard in recent weeks.

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Payment Protection Program: A Lifeline to Mississippi Small Businesses During COVID-19

Many Mississippi small businesses and their employees are currently wondering how they are going to weather the economic downturn the coronavirus has caused. A new law could help.

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'When Is the $600 Coming?': Mississippi Unemployment Questions Answered

As COVID-19 crashes the Mississippi economy and unemployment skyrockets, a lot of people are scared. We know, because you've been sending the Jackson Free Press questions by email, online chat ...

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Small Business Owners Have Loan, Grant Options, Even If None Perfect

Emergency loans from the SBA and a new "Payroll Protection Program" loan created by the CARES Act of 2020 give small business owners some options for keeping the doors open ...

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Filing for Unemployment Benefits

The Mississippi Department of Employee Security has modified its existing unemployment compensation rules, allowing Mississippi workers who are not able to work due to COVID-19 to be eligible to file ...

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Fallout of Tate Reeves’ Executive Order: Department Store Roulette, Scared Associates

The concrete shopping jungle known as Dogwood Festival Market looked as much like a ghost town as it could as the sun started to set on a warm spring Saturday ...

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St. Patrick’s Day JXN Goodies Galore

We all love the fun that comes with St. Patrick's Day, but let's not forget that the capital city also houses a number of restaurants that offer specialty food and ...

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Follow the Jug: Fondren Public Opens

Fondren's newest establishment opened its doors on September 2, 2013. Read the story at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2013/sep/04/follow-jug/.