Thursday, August 16, 2018

Jackson Free Press

City Enters Interlocal Agreement With Hinds County for Street Repairs

The city council recently approved an interlocal agreement with the Hinds County Board of Supervisors that will allow for 59 street repairs throughout Jackson,...

Signs of Danger for GOP in Polls of Mississippi’s U.S. Senate...

The race in Mississippi for the seat that U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran vacated in April is functionally tied between Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith...

Developer Secures More Farish Properties; Area Blight Worries Council

After over an hour of deliberation, the Jackson City Council voted to hand over seven of eight parcels Oxford-based developer Clarence Chapman after years...

Developer Seeks More Farish Street Properties Pending Council Vote

Farish Street, the once vibrant African American neighborhood in Jackson, has since become a barrage of empty lots, fallen-in homes and abandoned storefronts, with...

Baria: ‘My Son Will Feel Pain’ When He Looks At Mississippi’s...

DAILY IMAGE: baria-and-son-max-3853 CREDIT: Ashton Pittman CAPTION: After winning the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate on June 26, 2018, Democrat David Baria speaks to...

OPINION: I Grew Up in the Segregated South. For Me, Supreme...

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has a history of interpreting the law in a way that serves the interests of the powerful over equality...

‘Don’t Let Anybody Take Our Flag From Us,’ Kamala Harris Tells...

NEW ORLEANS—"Don't let anybody take our flag from us," Democratic U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris urged an audience in New Orleans on Friday, Aug. 3....

Jackson to Hire ‘Returning Citizens’ to Develop City’s 100GB Broadband

The City of Jackson will employ "returning citizens" re-entering the community after serving time to establish the Jackson's forthcoming 100GB high-speed broadband network. At...

Do You Give a Damn?

“Do you give a damn?” This is a question I want you to ask yourself. Do you give a damn about poverty? What about...