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- Mississippi Invitational, New Stage Virtual Events and Fiber Internet for State LibrariesThe Mississippi Museum of Art recently announced that it will host the Mississippi Invitational, which features contemporary artwork from around the state, in the fall of 2021.
- “A Critical Piece Is Missing” In COVID Strategy, State Health Officer WarnsAs Mississippi’s fragile control over the coronavirus pandemic crumbles for the third time, State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs and State Epidemiologist Dr. Paul Byers held a press event on Oct. 16 to discuss what is driving the increased spread.
- Power APAC Elementary Dropping Confederate’s Name; Students to Vote for New OneChanging the name of Jackson schools that reference past Confederate soldiers is not about erasing the past but giving the students a way to be proud, Power APAC Elementary School Principal Kescher Love Rankin told the Jackson Free Press Thursday.
- Azia’s Picks 10-16-20Whatever you decide to do to unwind this weekend, I hope my picks for the upcoming week pique you interest. Don’t let another day past this week without doing something you enjoy.
- City Will Rent Jail Space from Holmes, Yazoo Counties for Misdemeanor DetaineesThe City of Jackson will rent 25 jail beds in Yazoo County and another 12 in Holmes County to house people arrested for misdemeanors.
- MSDH Reports 1,322 New Cases of COVID-19, Which Could Mean State’s Third SpikeTwo weeks to the day after Gov. Tate Reeves lifted the statewide mask mandate, a massive swell in COVID-19 cases is shaping into a third spike, imperiling the people of Mississippi and threatening mass community transmission during next month’s elections.
- JSU Social Justice Presentation, Tougaloo 151st Founders' Week and MSU Bulldog Blitz Virtual 5KLeneice T. Smith, associate professor of political science at Jackson State University, is sponsoring a virtual Zoom presentation featuring her father, former Black Panther Party member and pastor Wayne Jenkins, on Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Jarod “Snoop” ConnerJarod Conner, also known as “Snoop” on the UM roster, didn’t have the fastest start to the 2020 season. Against the University of Florida, Conner ran the ball eight times for 26 yards with a touchdown and one catch for ...
- De’Keither Stamps Wins District 66 House Seat in Runoff; Replaces Jarvis DortchWard 4 Councilman De’Keither Stamps of Jackson emerged victorious in the special runoff election Tuesday to fill the District 66 seat in the Mississippi House of Representatives. He got 65% of the vote to defeat his opponent, Bob Lee Jr.
- Frightening FindsFor anyone feeling festive this spooky season, the Jackson metro has your back. Many local businesses have Halloween-themed items on sale that you can use to decorate your home or office, or to give to family, friends or coworkers.
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