Easter Family Fun: Character CornholeI am sure many of you have children who have been home from school for too long and are getting antsy for something to do. Well, with a little creativity, you can turn some basic items into something fun for ...
What is Social Distancing?Social distancing is more than just a single action. It is a different way of living. El distanciamiento social es mucho más que una acción: Es una manera diferente de vivir.
JXN MS Mobile Meals DispatchThe Jackson COVID-19 Community Food and Aid Coalition is a collaboration of local groups that formed a food dispatch and delivery service to support the most vulnerable residents in Jackson, including elders and children, by supplying weekly food supplies during ...
Online Streaming EventsSome organizations and individuals have started hosting online events to help give people some fun and social reprieve even whilst taking refuge at home.
Filing for Unemployment BenefitsThe Mississippi Department of Employee Security has modified its existing unemployment compensation rules, allowing Mississippi workers who are not able to work due to COVID-19 to be eligible to file for unemployment benefits.
Tackling Food Insecurity in the Capital CityWhile we are collectively concerned over what COVID-19 means for the immediate future, locally and globally, Jacksonians with surrounding businesses and organizations are standing together, working hard and endeavoring to make sure no child or family in need goes hungry.
COVID-19 in Mississippi, Indepth: A PrimerCOVID-19 is here. And as the United States virtually shuts down amid fears of an overwhelmed health-care system and an unchecked pandemic, understanding the virus, its history, and how to mitigate its effects becomes an issue of national and local ...
One Lake, Few Alternatives: A PrimerMany of the concerns surrounding One Lake remain unresolved and, to date, the Levee Board has declined to host a public forum to take questions from the audience openly, instead opting for only accepting written questions and allowing one-on-one conversations.
2020 Power CouplesThe Jackson area is proud to claim a number of power couples that use their bonds to accomplish great things or otherwise positively affect the community.
Best of Jackson 2020We here at the Jackson Free Press like to keep our focus on local: local people, local business, local food—you get the idea. There's nothing to us more local than Best of Jackson.
Best of Jackson 2020: FoodThere's nothing to us more local than Best of Jackson. We're officially in our 18th annual award season. Here is who you voted as the best local people, places, food and more.
Best of Jackson 2020: Community and CultureThere's nothing to us more local than Best of Jackson. We're officially in our 18th annual award season. Here is who you voted as the best local people, places, food and more.
Best of Jackson 2020: Urban LivingThere's nothing to us more local than Best of Jackson. We're officially in our 18th annual award season. Here is who you voted as the best local people, places, food and more.