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City & County

JPS Forced Into Virtual Classes Amid City Water Woes

Water pressure issues stemming from recent cold weather mean that numerous Jackson Public School locations had to switch to all-virtual learning today, another issue in a long line of problems plaguing the city due to an aging water infrastructure.

Health Care

CDC Study Examines Potential Link Between COVID-19 and Pediatric Diabetes, As Experts Warned

Dr. Jessica Lilley and other experts worry that long-term damage from COVID-19 in children may be entirely at odds with popular perception of the virus as “mild.” Now, it seems the Centers for Disease Control and other medical experts are ...

Person of the Day

Josiah Sampson III

Jackson State University President Thomas Hudson recently appointed Josiah Sampson III as the university's new vice president for Enrollment Management, effective Jan. 18.

Politics

Mississippi Working on Plans for Pandemic Relief Money

Mississippi senators are taking the first steps toward spending some of the $1.8 billion the state is receiving from the federal government for pandemic relief.