Melvin Priester was recently elected as president of the Jackson City Council. Priester, who is now in his second term, is a graduate of Murrah High School, Harvard University and the Stanford Law School at Stanford University.
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Sunnybrook Children’s Home not only aids abused or neglected children in Mississippi, but also provides support for the child advocates who care for them.
Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services estimated that approximately 6,000 children were in the foster care system in Mississippi in 2017.
Bond Includes N’side Schools
Six Northside schools could see improvements as part of a proposed $65 million bond issue.
Voters in Jackson will head to the polls on August 7 to cast ballots in a $65 million bond issue for Jackson Public Schools.
Life defined by making others feel good despite battling personal demons
Ben Ingram was a class clown, who would seek out the lonely kid in the school cafeteria or befriend the new student who could barely speak English.
“He could light up any room. He was the friendliest person ever,” Lee, Ben’s twin brother, said.
Foundation presents indoor car show
It’s still early, and there’s been little or no polling to verify it, but it sure seems like Chris McDaniel’s anti-Washington message is having a harder time catching on than it did four years ago.