Low pay translates into low numbers for Jackson police
New books and better parking could soon be on tap for the Willie Morris Library.
The Hinds County Board of Supervisors is considering allocating between $200,000 and $300,000 for improvements at the Northeast Jackson branch.
Madison police aren’t saying whether they will charge the man involved in a recent car crash that led to the death of two Northside motorcyclists late last month.
On the afternoon of July 28, Robert Lenoir and Jack Harper, both of Jackson, were killed when a driver crashed into them on Mississippi 463 in Madison.
In a press conference today, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba said Jackson should officially begin a search for a new zoo management firm this week.
He said the city hopes to issue a request for proposals (RFP) this week, after its review is completed by the city legal department.
Eastover lakes attract alligators annually, pose no threat
Everyone’s trying to get into Eastover, even the alligators.
Each summer, a handful of the reptiles make their way into the exclusive neighborhood and take up roost at the twin lakes.
Jackson officials say a skeleton crew in finance are a major reason behind the city’s audit woes.
Recently, auditors completed the 2017 Comprehensive Audited Financial Report (CAFR).
The document was nearly a month late, in part, because auditors noticed several housekeeping problems not reported in recent years.
Much like uncovering a clip of Jackson’s public access TV show Star Struck on Youtube, construction crews working at the Point in Fondren recently uncovered a piece of forgotten history.
Late last month, workers with Hemphill Construction uncovered a section of the city’s long-forgotten trolley line.
The Jackson Zoo’s longtime executive director is out of a job.
Today Director Beth Poff resigned as executive director, a position she has held for more than a decade.
She submitted a letter of resignation to Jackson Zoological Society President Jeffrey Graves.