Report could determine future of Jackson’s tourism tax
The future of Jackson’s tourism tax could be decided by a report expected to be wrapped up in December.
Jack F. Milne began his role as Vice President and Dean of the School at Jackson Academy June 1. Milne fills the role of senior administrator overseeing academics, arts, athletics, and student life upon the retirement of JA’s headmaster, Pat Taylor, who retired May 31.
Ronjanett Taylor has been with the organization America Reads-Mississippi since 2000, two years after the organization was created. America Reads-Mississippi (ARM) is a state agency that assists students who score low in literacy-comprehension tests.
Belhaven foundation presents special event
MISSISSIPPI state senator John Polk is one of the good guys helping to improve our state.
As a young boy, he saw the potential in his parents’ retirement project of preparing hickory smoked meats. Today, you can see the modern Polk Meats facility on the south side of Highway 49 in Magee. They distribute all over the country.
Unless you’re a fan of an Asian-American rock band called the Slants; or of the NFL’s Washington Redskins, a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last week probably didn’t catch your attention. But there’s a second story to the ruling that’s important.
Goal-setting is a delicate business if you are trying to use it to motivate a person, or lots of persons.
Set the goal too high and people get discouraged when they can’t get anywhere close to it. Set the goal too low and they don’t push themselves, since they can reach the goal without much effort.
According to a new report from the Children’s National Health System, 20,000 American children will be rushed to the emergency room this year with a gunshot wound and half of those suffer some disability due to the wound.
What do the Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) and the Mississippi River Commission (MRC) have in common? Both have presided over multi-billion-dollar project failures. The PSC’s is the Southern Company’s unworkable Kemper County Lignite plant. The MRC’s is the Mississippi River and Tributaries Project (MR&TP).
Those intrigued by the ongoing reinvention of old bombed out spaces in cities across the country would do well to read “Masters of Craft – Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy.” The author, Richard Ocejo, is a professor of sociology at John Jay College in New York City and he has immersed himself in these once industrial but now gentrifying urban