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SIGN OF SHIFT: $35 million Canton apartment complex New! 2019-11-21 18:06:06By JACK WEATHERLY If one assumes that proximity to the Nissan plant with its 6,500 workers explains the $35 million, 600-unit apartment complex under

Carothers selected to National Property Management Council New! 2019-11-21 15:03:20Chamberlan Carothers, CCIM, CPM of SVN | Southgate Realty, LLC was selected as the Chair of the National Property Management Team for SVN® beginni

Hattiesburg Clinic hires Ahmad Yehva New! 2019-11-21 15:03:02Ahmad Yehya, MD, joined Hattiesburg Clinic Endocrinology. Yehya provides care for people with endocrine disorders, particularly diabetes and metabolic

Bowman assumes role as Cooperative Energy CEO 2019-11-20 16:02:20Cooperative Energy’s Board of Directors in May named Jeff Bowman as president, and the successor to long-time president and CEO Jim Compton, who

Lt. Gov.-Elect Hosemann names two former staffers to 2019-11-20 13:17:50Lieutenant Governor-elect Delbert Hosemann named two former Secretary of State staffers to his transition team. Nathan Upchurch, who most recently ser

Report: Mississippi laws cause ‘extreme’ prison sentences 2019-11-20 11:17:32Mississippi’s habitual offender laws are causing “extreme” prison sentences that are disproportionally affecting African American me

Mississippi company helps re-brand Milwaukee Brewers baseball team 2019-11-20 11:15:37MILWAUKEE — The Brewers are bringing back the team’s iconic ball-in-glove logo next year. Milwaukee unveiled its new uniform designs and l

Butler Snow Law Firm expands Baton Rouge office 2019-11-20 10:47:43Butler Snow is expanding the firm’s Baton Rouge, La., office as the attorneys of Kantrow Spaht Weaver & Blitzer (APLC) will join the firm on

GOOD TOWNS — Clarksdale, Mississippi 2019-11-20 10:33:39Home of the Delta Blues, this crossroad of cultures gave birth to a uniquely American sound By DOUG SEGREST » Spotlighting special towns across

TODD SMITH — Not milk? Largest brand buys 2019-11-20 09:48:13Not Milk! With a nod to one of the greatest branding campaigns in the world – who can forget Got Milk! – our society has increasingly toss

Another Amazon center to be opened in north 2019-11-19 17:30:28  MBJ staff Amazon is locating its second Mississippi fulfillment center in north Mississippi. It will create 500 new full-time jobs at the facil

Presley elected president of national group 2019-11-19 17:15:31MBJ staff The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) has elected Mississippi Public Service Commission Chairman Brandon Pres

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Science shows spanking can negatively affect children's behavior New! 2020-02-19 13:53:00Corporal punishment at a young age can cause major problems down the road.

Good deed done 2 years ago leads to New! 2019-11-21 20:35:00"Definitely a rebirth, and it is exciting."

Police: Teen used ‘ghost gun’ in California high New! 2019-11-21 19:52:00The 16-year-old boy who fatally shot two fellow students and wounded three others last week at a Southern California high school used an unregistered,

Victoria's Secret is canceling its fashion show New! 2019-11-21 19:41:00Victoria's Secret will not air its fashion show this year after falling ratings and backlash to the event in recent years.

Florida dog caught on camera doing donuts in New! 2019-11-21 19:27:00Some residents are still trying to figure out how a dog ended up getting behind the wheel of a car that was seen driving in circles in their neighborh

Jackson neighbors say raw sewage seeps from manhole New! 2019-11-21 19:24:00Residents in a Jackson neighborhood say raw sewage is making them sick.

Suspect in fatal shooting spree testifies about mental New! 2019-11-21 19:22:00A man accused of killing two women in a 2015 shooting spree testified Thursday in his own defense.

Here's what college degrees are amounting to for New! 2019-11-21 19:21:00How much is a college degree worth these days — depending on the major and college? The federal government has released new data answering that

These cops were partners for months before learning New! 2019-11-21 19:04:00The officers have now dubbed their squad car the "cuz car."

Impeachment hearing takeaways: Witness describes a ‘domestic political New! 2019-11-21 18:54:00Here are the key takeaways from Thursday's impeachment hearing.

Cleveland Browns' Myles Garrett's suspension for helmet attack New! 2019-11-21 18:28:00Multiple players were suspended after a fight broke out at the end of the Steelers-Browns game.

'One of the toughest goodbyes': Tim Tebow mourns New! 2019-11-21 18:24:00"One of the best dogs ever," Tim Tebow said in a heart-wrenching post.

Jackson Free Press stories:

Historic Designation Considered for Iconic Jackson Hotel 2019-11-20 11:41:26JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A hotel that was a gathering spot for Mississippi lawmakers and lobbyists may be saved from demolition if it can become a

Suit Seeks to Block Prosecutor from Excluding Black 2019-11-19 16:59:34Four black voters and a branch of the NAACP sued a Mississippi prosecutor on Monday, asking a federal judge to order him to stop excluding African Ame

Report: Mississippi Laws Cause ‘Extreme’ Prison Sentences 2019-11-19 16:27:27JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s habitual offender laws are causing “extreme” prison sentences that are disproportionally a

Museum After Hours: Music in Motion 2019-11-19 13:25:54On the third Thursday of every month, the Mississippi Museum of Art hosts a Museum After Hours event, each having its own theme. During these events,

Jackson Zoo Receives $50,000 from County; Road and 2019-11-19 13:08:25The Jackson Zoo will benefit from a $50,000 grant from the Hinds County Board of Supervisors. The board voted 3 to 1 Monday, reversing its earlier dec

It's Official: Dem Shanda Yates Ousts 32-Year Republican 2019-11-18 18:02:21Shanda Yates, a 38-year-old Jackson-area attorney, has ousted Billy Denny, a top Republican in the Mississippi House of Representatives who first won

Voting Suit Challenges Mississippi Law on Citizenship Proof 2019-11-18 17:10:44JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A new federal lawsuit challenges a Jim Crow-era law in Mississippi that requires naturalized U.S. citizens to show proof o

US Softening Position on Israeli Settlements in West 2019-11-18 16:42:29WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday that the U.S. is softening its position on Israeli settlements in the occupied

Trump's Tupelo Visit Boosted Dems More Than GOP 2019-11-18 13:57:18President Donald Trump's visit to Tupelo earlier this month may have boosted Mississippi Democrats more than Republicans in the northeast part of the

Hello Kitty Cafe Jackson Stop, Fauna Foodworks Dinner 2019-11-18 13:42:49The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck, a traveling food truck that debuted in 2014, will come to the Jackson metro for the first time on Saturday, Nov. 23, from

Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities' Torchbearers Celebration 2019-11-18 13:22:06Instituted in 1989, the Mississippi Coalition for Citizens is a nonprofit that serves Mississippi's disabled communities. The organization is compris

10 Local Stories of the Week 2019-11-18 07:00:00There's never a slow news week in Jackson, Miss., and last week was no exception. Here are the local stories JFP reporters brought you in case you mi

The Mississippi Link

Archie’s District 2 place of residence in question 2019-10-31 00:18:14By Othor Cain, Editor, For the second time in this election cycle David Archie defeated Darrel McQuirter in the Hinds County Supervisor District 2 rac

Former Congressman John Conyers has died at 90 2019-10-31 00:16:04By Frederick H. Lowe, TriceEdneyWire.com, John Conyers, Jr. the longest serving African-American member of Congress and co-founder in 1969 of the Cong

Commentary: Your Vote Matters 2019-10-31 00:15:15By Oleta Fitzgerald, Executive Director, Children’s Defense, Fund- Southern Regional Office, Mississippi heroes like Fannie Lou Hamer and Medgar

Trump is not alone among Americans in failing 2019-10-31 00:06:50By Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. Founder and President of Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Donald Trump’s use of the term “lynching” to describe th

Willie Simmons for Transportation Commissioner Central District 2019-10-30 23:47:58electwilliesimmons.com, The Man Simmons graduated from Hinds County Agricultural High School, Utica Junior College and Alcorn State University and ent

Happy 6th Birthday Katrina Myricks 2019-10-23 22:27:53By Othor Cain, Editor, A thriver in education, Katrina Myricks is a business professor at Holmes Community College. A thriver in community service, My

NAACP president: Rep. Elijah Cummings was our champion 2019-10-23 22:26:45By Derrick Johnson, President and CEO, NAACP, The world has lost a champion for civil rights, an esteemed activist, and a titanic figure in the fight

Celebrating 26 years, our work isn’t done 2019-10-23 22:25:07By Othor Cain, Editor, This month The Mississippi Link turns 26! By any standard, that’s a major accomplishment. I wanted to use the word &lsquo

This flu season UMMC experts plan to call 2019-10-23 22:24:05The Mississippi Link Newswire, When Australia coughs, America listens. “Australia’s flu season can be a precursor to ours in the United St

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