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- Official: Less Than 5,000 Customers Without Water in JacksonLess than 5,000 water customers were still without service Friday afternoon in Mississippi’s capital city of Jackson—a development a top official called “positive progress” for the city of 160,000, where some residents have been without water for three weeks.
- Infrastructure, Violence, Airport Takeover on Stage at Jackson Mayoral DebateThree Jacksonians joined the stage for last night’s mayoral debate—long-time resident and sole Republican candidate Ponto Downing, current Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba and former firefighter Ken Wilson.
- Azia’s Picks 3-5-21Despite the dire circumstances, we have been creative in our ways of engaging one another and we keep finding ways to steadily enjoy what the tri-city area has to offer where we can mingle safely. Check out my picks and ...
- Tristan JarrettJackson State University senior guard Tristan Jarrett seems to be peaking at the right time. Jarrett is enjoying his best season with the Tigers as he tries to lead his team to an NCAA Tournament berth.
- MSDH Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 VaccineBeginning today, those eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccination in Mississippi will now include all persons 50 years of age and older.
- Jackson Water Suffers More Setbacks: ‘Today Was Not a Good Day for Us’Water pressure around Jackson suffered setbacks yesterday due to issues at the O.B. Curtis Water Treatment Plant. “Today was not a good day for us,” Jackson Public Works Director Charles Williams said Wednesday via the City of Jackson’s Facebook page.
- USM Women's History Month Events, JSU EnRICH Program and MSU Virtual WorkshopThe Committee on Services and Resources for Women at the University of Southern Mississippi is sponsoring a series of activities throughout March in recognition of Women’s History Month.
- Tomaz CunninghamJackson State University named Tomaz Cunningham as its new interim director of JSU Global in the Division of Academic Affairs in October 2020.
- Mississippi Close to Putting Limits on Transgender AthletesThe Mississippi House voted Wednesday to ban transgender athletes from competing on girls' or women's sports teams in the state's schools and universities.
- Mississippi Told to Pay $500K to Wrongfully Imprisoned ManA judge is ordering the state of Mississippi to pay $500,000 to Curtis Flowers, a Black man who was wrongfully imprisoned more than 22 years and was tried six times in a quadruple murder case.
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