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Ribbon Cutting: Planet Fitness — Meridian 2019-02-01 14:41:14The East Mississippi Business Development Corporation recently held a Ribbon Cutting for the new location of Planet Fitness, 2014 Highway 45 N. in Mer

Ribbon Cutting: Your CBD Store Corinth 2019-02-01 13:39:35The Alliance recently helped celebrate the grand opening of “Your CBD Store Corinth”, 1507 U.S. 72 East in Corinth, with a red ribbon cere

Top Republican outraises top Dem for Mississippi governor 2019-02-01 12:17:32The Republican lieutenant governor has raised far more money than the Democratic attorney general in the open race for Mississippi governor. Candidate

Bill proposes $1,000 increase in Mississippi teacher pay 2019-02-01 12:14:00Mississippi legislators are making their opening bids on an increase in teacher pay, although there may be sweeter offers to come. The House Education

School safety bill advances in Mississippi House 2019-02-01 12:10:40A bill meant to make Mississippi schools safer from mass shootings and other threats is advancing. The House Education Committee on Thursday passed Ho

Northeast Mississippi furniture company to expand, hiring 71 2019-02-01 12:07:07A northeast Mississippi furniture maker is investing $500,000 in an expansion, with plans to hire 71 new employees over four years. HomeStretch announ

Great Southern Bank announces promotions 2019-02-01 10:05:44Great Southern Bank announces the promotions of Chris H. Odom to president of the Waynesboro Office, Joann Walker to senior vice-president and personn

Origin Bank hires Miller as business development banker 2019-02-01 10:03:37Origin Bank announced that Andy Miller has joined the company as a vice president, business development banker for its Mississippi market. Miller has

Golden named employee of the quarter 2019-02-01 10:02:04Nicholas Golden was named South Mississippi State Hospital’s fourth quarter 2018 Employee of the Quarter. Golden joined SMSH in Purvis in August

February 1, 2019 E-Edition 2019-02-01 01:24:15The post February 1, 2019 E-Edition appeared first on Mississippi Business Journal.

Jones named senior vice president for Community Bank’s 2019-01-16 16:21:03Joshua Jones has been named senior vice president. A native of Jones County, Mississippi, Jones served as vice president and has been in banking for n

Nikita S. McMillian joins Butler Snow’s Ridgeland office 2019-01-16 16:20:11Butler Snow has announced that Nikita S. McMillian has joined the firm’s Ridgeland office. McMillian will practice with the firm’s pharmac

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Thursday Evening Weather 2019-02-07 17:10:0016 WAPT meteorologist Adam McWilliams has the forecast for Jackson and Central Mississippi.

Wanna check out classic traffic lights? There's a 2019-02-07 16:46:00While most of us have something we are passionate about, this one will stop you in your tracks.

Mother-daughter duo on mission to unite communities with 2019-02-07 16:45:00"Some people don't have what we have and don't have a really good life without all of those things. That just made me want to start giving them the

'Mind-numbing': Man shoots at school bus 5 times 2019-02-07 16:33:00A man allegedly fired five shots at the school bus windshield and wounded the driver.

Bankruptcy judge gives Sears another chance, saving 45,000 2019-02-07 16:29:00Roughly 425 stores and 45,000 jobs will be preserved.

Valentine’s Day takes weeks of preparation for local 2019-02-07 16:11:00With a week left until Valentine’s Day, a Jackson candy shop is getting ready.

5 delicious pizza facts to celebrate National Pizza 2019-02-07 15:50:00How do you like your pizza?

Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson dies at 2019-02-07 14:56:00Frank Robinson's number, 20, is retired by Baltimore, Cleveland and Cincinnati.

These are the best and worst careers for 2019-02-07 14:36:00Is your job on the list?

Company to allow employees to use vacation time 2019-02-07 14:30:00Insurance provider Unum has started a new program to help employees deal with student debt.

What to do with fake local phone calls? 2019-02-07 14:17:00Legislators and state leaders across the country are trying to address the problem.

More charges in voter fraud inquiry in Canton 2019-02-07 14:10:00Canton City Clerk Valerie Smith charged with 15 counts

Jackson Free Press stories:

Beyond Angry Tweets: Robert Foster on Why He 2019-02-06 11:39:20Mississippi House Rep. Robert Foster greets me on the floor of the chamber where he is a freshman legislator. Along with his campaign manager, Colton

Behind the Badge: Two JPD Officers Who Shot 2019-02-06 11:21:36After about a year of asking, the Jackson Free Press learned the names, current status and in eight out of nine cases, the details of officer-involved

#MSLeg: Broadband, Abortion, Prison Reform 2019-02-06 11:19:05Dozens of beaming legislators stood around Gov. Phil Bryant in the Mississippi Capitol rotunda. With a stroke of his pen on Jan. 30, he signed into la

EDITOR'S NOTE: Doing Good Things in JXN 2019-02-05 18:28:40 When my last relationship ended about four years ago, I was at a crossroads. For the first time in my 20s, I was single. A couple of months before,

Mississippi Bill Would Ping Companies That Boycott Israel 2019-02-05 17:59:07JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers could ban the state from investing in companies that boycott Israel. The state House Appropriations

Study Finds 'One Lake' Project Poses Costly Public 2019-02-05 16:30:00The "One Lake" proposal has hit another major hurdle. A report commissioned as part of the project's draft study has found the project poses seriou

Jackson Cop Involved in 3 Shootings; Teen Shot 2019-02-05 14:20:03Officer Anthony Veasey was involved in three separate shootings in Jackson in 14 months since November 2017, including an exchange of gunfire that hit

Mississippi Won't Reinstate Law Allowing No-Judge Seizures 2019-02-05 13:49:00JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers won't allow police to resume seizing cash, guns and vehicles without going before a judge. House J

2019 Governor's Arts Awards and TEDxJackson 2019-02-05 13:12:01The Mississippi Arts Commission will host the 2019 Governor's Arts Awards on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Old Capitol Museum in

Mississippi Lawmakers Reject Move to Let Farmers Grow 2019-02-05 12:34:27JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers are turning back an attempt to legalize growing industrial hemp in the state. The House Drug Policy

OPINION: Hate Crimes Are Still a Problem. Lawmakers 2019-02-04 20:01:30 Within the past few weeks, hate crimes have been splashed across cable news and newspaper headlines. Racist, homophobic attackers in Chicago alleged

School Safety Act Includes Mental Health, School Surveillance 2019-02-04 14:09:45Mississippi's children go to school in places "of potential violence," Gov. Phil Bryant lamented in his State of the State address last month, as h

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Miss Bala 2019-01-31 17:08:18Film Review by Kam Williams   Gina Rodriguez Plays Kidnap Victim in Tijuana Action Thriller Gloria (Gina Rodriguez) is a Hollywood makeup artist

The family of George Robinson seeks justice 2019-01-31 03:34:31By Othor Cain, Contributing Writer, Thursday of last week, family members, friends and attorneys gathered in the front yard of 61 year old George Robi

HCCHS AP Physics students sharpen their minds at 2019-01-31 03:31:18Special to The Mississippi Link, Lexington, Mississippi. Holmes County Central High School (HCCHS) current and prospective Advanced Placement (AP) Phy

Birmingham seeks to restore previously rescinded honor to 2019-01-31 03:30:12By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor, Human and Civil Rights Activist Angela Davis turned 75 Saturday, Jan. 26 and family, fans and supporters

Odie Mae Sweezer Hayes 2019-01-31 03:25:49September 1, 1926 – January 23, 2019 “If I can help somebody, as I pass along, if I can cheer somebody, with a word or song, if I can show

2019-01-28 14:14:40Book Review by Kam Williams   The Truths We Hold An American Journey by Kamala Harris Penguin Press Hardcover, $30. 336 pages ISBN: 978-0-525-560

Jihadists 2019-01-26 14:54:22Film Review by Kam Williams   Shocking Documentary Delivers Jaw-Dropping Profile of ISIS How much do you know about ISIS, the Islamic State of Ir

Rural district aggressively seeks nearly 100 highly qualified 2019-01-25 17:16:09Special to The Mississippi Link, The Holmes County Consolidated School District (HCCSD) recently launched a bold and aggressive WILL YOU BE MY TEACHER

The Kid Who Would be King 2019-01-25 16:22:08Film Review by Kam Williams   Bullied Schoolboy Morphs into King Arthur in Modern Epic Fantasy British schoolboy Alex Elliot (Louis Ashbourne Ser

Jackson Hinds Library System hosts MLK Essay Contest 2019-01-23 21:30:19The Mississippi Link Newswire, “Living Dr. King’s Dream: Stay Strong!” was the theme for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. essay contes

California Congresswoman Maxine Waters makes history: first black, 2019-01-09 19:08:59By Charlene Crowell, Triceedneywire.com, As 2019 begins, there is also a new Congress with leadership in the House of Representatives that makes histo

Hosemann announces bid for Lt. Governor 2019-01-09 19:06:47The Mississippi Link Newswire, Long-time conservative businessman and Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann made official his bid for lieutenant governo

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