Thursday, August 16, 2018

Jackson Free Press

Virgi Lindsay’s Rookie Year and Cautious Optimism

Virgi Lindsay's Belhaven home sits atop a hilled driveway. Inside, it feels like a boutique hotel lobby with large, esteemed coffee-table books such as...

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Draws Key Manufacturers Association Endorsement

The Mississippi Manufacturers Association endorsed United States Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith for election to the U.S. Senate seat she is holds temporarily. Gov. Phil Bryant...

Inter-GOP Squabbling Dominates Senate Speeches at Neshoba Fair

PHILADELPHIA, Miss.—"Tough crowd," Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant muttered to himself, just before taking the stage at the Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia, Miss., on...

Parkland Teens in Jackson: ‘We Can’t Turn Away from These States’

Brandon High School senior Hannah Davis and Madison Center High School junior Victoria Long were fidgeting and jumping with excitement when the bus carrying...

City Manager, Not the Mayor, Would Run Jackson Under Proposal

A city manager, rather than the mayor, would run Jackson under a new proposal presented this week. Ward 4 Councilman De'Keither Stamps proposed changing...

March for Our Lives Students to Stop in Jackson Aug. 2

On Feb. 18, a gunman killed 17 students and staff, and injured 17 more at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. The...

Delbert Hosemann Will Seek Higher Office; Not Running for Re-election

PHILADELPHIA, Miss. — Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann drew boos from a crowd of supporters on Wednesday at the Neshoba County Fair in...

Jail Time for Dilapidated Property in Jackson?

Ward 6 Councilman Aaron Banks wants to create a safer 1-mile radius around schools in the City of Jackson by making it a crime...

ABC News: Race to Replace Sen. Thad Cochran ‘Could Reshape Washington’

The race to decide who will win Mississippi's U.S. Senate seat that Thad Cochran vacated is one of the "races that could reshape Washington...

OPINION: ICE Policies Hurt Our Communities Beyond the Border

Last week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out one of its largest raids in years, arresting more than 140 people in Ohio. But raids...