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Francis Smith: Pastor and Politician

Francis Smith calls himself a non-politician. The pastor of Total Praise and Worship on Cedar Lane in south Jackson is taking to the campaign trail this spring though, as an ...

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From Veteran to Councilman

De'Keither Stamps has worn many hats: farmer, Marine, Army patrolman, veteran's advocate and public speaker. This summer, he hopes to add Ward 4 Jackson city councilman to that list.

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Resurrecting 309 Farish

Local musician Sherman Lee Dillon is trying to raise money to turn the former home of Trumpet Records into a museum and recording studio.

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Alexander: Third Time a Charm?

When Charles Alexander first ran for the Jackson City Council Ward 5 seat in 2005, he was just 29 years old. Two defeats later, Alexander is back on the ballot ...

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Marshall Henderson and Martha Alwal

C Spire named Ole Miss' Marshall Henderson and Mississippi State's Martha Alwal the state's best college basketball players Monday at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.

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Mayoral Candidates Square Off

The People's Assembly Task Force hosted eight candidates for mayor of Jackson Saturday in the first public forum of the 2013 election season.

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Local Option Dies Again

Once again, the Mississippi Legislature has left Jackson Mayor Harvey Johnson Jr. with a local-option sales-tax law he refuses to implement.


The Slate

March Madness officially begins as NCAA teams begin conference tournaments over the next seven days.

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Liberty’s Kitchen: Jackson Bound?

Syrena Johnson never thought anyone evaluating scholarship applicants would even give her a second look.

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JSU Aims High in Stadium Bid

Jackson State University is aiming for a lofty peak, hoping to fill what some see as a real need in the capital city with its plan to build a $200-million ...

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