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Battle against salvinia continues to be successful.

Expenses associated with incorporation funded by donations.

The city of Jackson has spent close to $3 million since last April to address problems associated with the Siemens contract.

Now, the city is trying to recoup those costs and much more.

LeFleur East planning annual fundraiser

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba remembers his recent trip to Iceland well.

Treasurer Lynn Fitch and several fellow Republicans running for statewide office are banking on controversy over the state’s new license plates to shore up conservative support in competitive...

N'siders receive degrees from Ole Miss

Northside students who were graduated from the University of Mississippi in May include: Zachary Ellis Newman, Charles Brice McEuen, Julia Elizabeth Beacham, Anna Katherine Ferguson, Mary Stewart Hurst, Julian Lee Owen, Heath Andrew Skelton, Avery Thames Burns, Thomas Brent Ferguson, Caroline Phillips Garraway, Josiah Bentley Harper, Mollie McG





Green energy flops

When Haley Barbour was governor, he and his appointees at the Mississippi Development Authority were gung-ho on getting the state to invest in risky so-called “green energy” startups.









Third generation

David Henderson Cheek, Troop 266, West University United Methodist Church in Houston, Texas, recently received the Boy Scouts of America’s highest honor, the Eagle Scout Award.  He is the son of Ann and John Cheek. David’s grandfather, Dr.


Eagle Scout

Andrew Purvis received the rank of Eagle Scout at a recent Court of Honor held by Boy Scout Troop 18. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stan Purvis. For his required Eagle project, Andrew oversaw the building of an outdoor equipment storage bin for the Challenge Course at Camp Down Range in Clinton.


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Jackson has filed a response in Hinds County Chancery Court today asking the court to... READ MORE


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Cathy Haynie, head of school at Christ Covenant School, is serving JAAIS (Jackson Area Association of Independent Schools) as president this year.