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Farish Street Potential

Farish Street is a storied place in downtown Jackson. Developers have been working over the …

Medgar Evers Tribute Gala

A packed ballroom celebrated the life and work of Medgar Wiley Evers. June 12, 2013.

Without Apology: JWHO Rally

On Saturday, dozens of supporters of Mississippi's only abortion clinic were outside to show support …

Revitalizing Capitol Street

Central downtown is getting some work done; Capitol street will soon be a two-lane road …

Downtown on Display

On October 5, 2013 many buildings were open to the pubic to view some of …

Jacktoberfest 2013

Jacksonians gathered on Congress Street to celebrate craft beers, music, and good times.

New JFP Office Progress

UPDATED: We are moving downtown after almost a decade in Fondren. Here are pictures of …

Mayor hails a "people's victory" in 1% sales tax

City leaders and people of business gathered at The Room on Woodrow Willson Blvd last …


AG Returns $35 Million to State

The state's coffers are getting a $35 million bump.


Dems Back Rep. Banks for State Supreme Court

The Mississippi Democratic Party is endorsing Democratic state Rep. Earle Banks of Jackson.


Rep. George Flaggs to Retire

State Rep. George Flaggs, a Democrat from Vicksburg who has served in the House since 1988, says he will retire after the 2013 session.


Miss. Court Candidates Spar on PAC Donations

State Rep. Earle Banks says his campaign is not taking money from political action committees as he runs for a state Supreme Court seat, but the campaign of the man …


Bryant Thrusts Miss. Into Immigration Suit

Gov. Phil Bryant has signed Mississippi onto a federal lawsuit against the Obama administration for the president's recent decision to stop deporting young undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.


DHS Pauses Finger Scan Expansion

The Mississippi Department of Human Services is putting off the rollout of a controversial finger scanning program for daycare centers.


Miss. Lawmakers Won't Have to Run in 2013

Three federal judges say they won't redraw Mississippi's legislative districts or order the state to hold a new round of elections in 2013.


Charter School Bill Passes Mississippi Senate

The Mississippi Senate had just one piece of legislation on its calendar, a bill that would establish charter schools. It passed.


Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Mississippi From Shutting Down Only Abortion Clinic

A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked Mississippi from revoking the license of the state's only abortion clinic.

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Lawmakers Agree on Nearly $250 Million Bond Package

Top Mississippi lawmakers said Saturday that they have agreed on a bond package of nearly $250 million to finance several projects.