Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Jackson Free Press

Special Voting Polls at JSU on Standby, More Workers Trained for...

In Hinds County, voters may have to use Jackson State University locations as emergency polling places for the Nov. 3 general election, the Hinds...

Oxford, Starkville Outliers as COVID-19 Trends Positive Despite 3,300 Likely Deaths

Gov. Tate Reeves struck a particularly confident tone at Tuesday’s COVID-19 presser, celebrating the state’s consistent decline in new coronavirus cases, even as schools...

Mike Espy Holds Drive-In Rally In Jackson, Emphasizes Health Care, Racism

Cars gathered around the outdoor stage in the New Hope Baptist Church parking lot in Jackson last night, with volunteers for Democratic U.S. Senate...

Magnolia Flag Final Choice of Commission; Majority of Voters Must Approve...

The state is one step closer to a new flag today, as the Mississippi Flag Commission settled on the New Magnolia design. The flag...

Governor Reeves Issues Limits on College Stadiums, Game Day Events to...

JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves issued social distancing measures for college and university outdoor stadiums and game day events to ensure the safety...

Mayor Issues Fifth Amended Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order

(Jackson, MS) – On Wednesday, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba extended the Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order set to expire Aug. 19 to Wednesday,...

Jackson Bans Facial Recognition Tech; New Airport Academy, Sewer Repairs

The Jackson Police Department will not be able to use facial recognition technology to identify people after the city council voted to preemptively ban...

Talking Health Care With Mike Espy

In all the chaos of 2020, the 2018 special election that saw former U.S. Rep. and Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy returning to vie for...

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Gov. Reeves, Stop the Insanity

So it turns out that Albert Einstein didn't say: "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." Rita...

State Flag Commission Selects Five Finalists

The Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag selected five flags to move to the final round (pending clearance of intellectual property rights). The...