[Week in Jacktown] February 8 - 14, 2012 | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

[Week in Jacktown] February 8 - 14, 2012

Wassup Jacktown! Miss me? I know you haven't heard from me in a while, but I'm still recovering from the Best Of Jackson party (I have to thank Phingaprint for when I twerked when I shouldn't have :-p ). So, a lot of things have happened lately that I hadn't a chance to report!

The Jackson City Council repeals an ordinance requiring convenience stores to hire security guards. (City Hall)

Gannett, The Clarion-Ledger's parent company, offers buyouts to 12 employees at the Jackson paper. (Downtown)

Ward 3 residents vote on former Councilman Kenneth Stokes' replacement. (West Jackson)

JFP staffers spotted *you* at Romantic Adventures on Valentine's Day (joking). (South Jackson)

Crews work on repairs to the Governor's Mansion. (Downtown)

Hattiesburg nightclubs worry about a proposed city ordinance that would heavily restrict bars and music venues. The City Council will hear public comments March 5 and then vote March 6. (Hattiesburg)

Organizers of some events are upset that the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District plans to start charging special event permit fees for events held on the Ross Barnett Reservoir. (Reservoir)

Authorities search for a single-engine plane that may have gone down with its pilot southeast of Tupelo. (Monroe County)

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