Today's Top Stories

BARNETT RESERVOIR - The National Weather Service on Monday said the Pearl River crested early Sunday at 34.34 feet at Jackson and is expected to continue slowly falling through the week.
Effective January 27, three Northside grocery stores will have new owners.
Leaders with the Jackson-Hinds Library System (JHLS) knew months ago that they might face budgetary shortfalls early in the 2020 fiscal year.
One summer morning in mid-August, Ridgeland resident Lisa Magee noticed a foul odor at her home in Dinsmor subdivision.
Hinds County has spent more than $5 million on road repaving and repairs in the last two years, according to District One Supervisor Robert Graham.

Polar Express Day

First Presbyterian Day School first-graders enjoyed Polar Express Day before the Christmas holidays. Shown are (from left) Maddie Vanlandingham, Harlan Craig, Kate Houston, Jane Hester, and Zella Fulton.

Tray decorations

Jackson Academy’s Lower School created decorations to brighten patients’ trays at the University of Mississippi’s Medical Center during the Christmas holidays. Displaying their work are fourth grade students (from left) Lilie Henson, Charlie Voyles, Hudson Bailey, Alivia Joiner, and Mary Laurel Boykin.

Students of the month

Madison Central High School October Students of the Month include (from left, back) Ethan Carolina, Jalin Rice; (third row) Connor Nation, Braden Montgomery, Carter Jones; (second row) Reese Sorrell, Lydia Waters, Olivia Johnson; Landon Parrow; (front) Morgan McDonald, Sadderika Mason, Emma Gibbs and Sarah Liza Stockett.

Goodwill recognized

Goodwill Industries of Mississippi has been awarded as one of Mississippi’s Top Non-Profits for 2019 by the Mississippi Business Journal.  The organization’s mission is to assist people with disabilities and other barriers to obtain employment.  Goodwill creates jobs and workforce development training through donations and shopping at the Goodw

Go Cup district sought

Another major shopping center on the Northside could soon be designated a “Go Cup” district.

At its meeting next week, the Jackson City Council is expected to vote on an ordinance establishing Highland Village as a “leisure and recreation district.”


Breaking News

BARNETT RESERVOIR - The National Weather Service on Monday said the Pearl River crested early... READ MORE


Richard (Dick) Wilcox, 75, died Friday, January 17, 2020 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, MS... READ MORE