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- Mississippi Schools Pass 2,000 COVID-19 Infections, 20,000 QuarantinesSchool is in session, with some practicing virtual learning, but the majority have returned to a traditional model with safety precautions and social distancing where possible.
- City Earmarks $2.6 million for Belhaven Flooding, Calls on UMMC to Step UpFlooding woes for the people of the Belhaven community may soon be over. On Tuesday, the Jackson City council approved a $2.6-million contract award to Copeland and Johns Inc. for Belhaven creek drainage improvement with funds from the recently obtained ...
- Grrrl Justice at JSU, Virtual Learning at USM and Suicide Prevention Symposium at MSUThe Margaret Walker Center at Jackson State University and JSU’s student organization Gathering Information Related to Ladies are partnering to host a screening and panel discussion of the short narrative film “Grrrl Justice” on Friday, Sept. 18, at 6 p.m.
- Jackson Public Schools ShowcaseIn mid-August, Jackson Public Schools cancelled fall sports including high-school football, meaning that players would be on their own as they tried to seek opportunities at playing college football.
- Policing Mental Illness: The Death of Mario Clark and the Need for AlternativesOne in four killings in police officers' hands involved someone with mental-health issues, the Treatment Advocacy Center, based in Arlington, Va., reports.
- Top 9: Krista BrownOne year, each Sunday my friends and I would try a new restaurant for lunch. Jackson has a special charm and so many restaurants and businesses to support, with new ones popping up every time I blink, it seems!
- Who’s Who? JFP Staff Celebrate 18th YearEven in the face of a global pandemic and transitioning to working from home, the Jackson Free Press has continually sought to provide responsible, vital reporting online and in print and to showcase the people who make Jackson and Mississippi ...
- Designs by Dij, Custom Cards & MoreKhadijah Muhammad had always loved to sing, but bad news silenced the songbird inside the Detroit, Mich., native when a doctor put her on complete vocal rest. "That's when I got a chance to nurture another art form," she says.
- Latitude Unknown: Pop with a Bossa Nova TwistIndie-pop band Latitude Unknown, which Jackson natives Spencer Nessel and Andrew Burke formed in March 2020, released a self-titled album on Sept. 4.
- Local Jackson Caterers: A ListWhether you are presently searching for a caterer for an upcoming occasion or you are just browsing to learn of the catering options local to the Jackson metro, know that you have a number of caterers who could potentially fulfill ...
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