Jackson

Jackson has water again

People in Mississippi’s capital city can once again use tap water without boiling it first. Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber says Monday that boil water notices have been lifted. The notices were issued in parts of the city after workers replaced…

Widespread Water Outage This Weekend

Tens of thousands of Jackson Mississippi residents will be left high and dry this weekend. 40 thousand residents will be without water. Officials with the Mississippi Emergency Management expect this outage will last from Friday at 3 until Sunday at…

Emmett Till Rally in Jackson

Relatives of Emmett Till were at the capitol today in Jackson. Till’s family wants an apology from Carolyn Bryant Donham. She reportedly confessed to author Timothy B. Tyson that she lied about the encounter with the 14-year-old in her Money…

Action Trip To Jackson

Members of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Sisters Solidarity group left for Jackson this morning to speak with state lawmakers about proposed legislation. About 20 men and women loaded on a bus from Biloxi and Gulfport to spend the day voicing…

What's Happening In Jackson

Tomorrow, House Minority leader David Baria of Bay St. Louis will host a town hall meeting in Hancock County to give residents an update of what's going on in Jackson. If you're interested in attending, the meeting will be at…

Gulf Coast Legislation Reception

Tonight hundreds of leaders from South Mississippi’s business community take over Jackson for the 2017 Gulf Coast Legislative Reception. The annual event is an opportunity for community leaders to discuss Gulf Coast issues face to face with our state legislators.…

Gulf Coast Legislative Reception Wednesday Jackson

Tonight members of South Mississippi's business community will be busing up to Jackson for the 2017 Gulf Coast Legislative Reception. The purpose of the annual event is to provide a unique forum for community and business leaders to discuss issues…

Pledge Of Allegiance Legislation

"Say the pledge or pay the price." That is the message behind a new bill in Jackson. Republican Representative William Shirley is the main legislator sponsoring House Bill 205. The bill would fine schools $1,500 if they don't say the…

Trump's "Thank You Tour"

The thank you tour for Donald Trump is heading to the coast. The trump/pence campaign bus will be at the dock with Thursday January 12th from 12 until 1:30 p.m. in Gulfport. The tour's trek in Mississippi kicks off on…

Greenville Teacher Could Lose License

The Greenville teacher accused of abusing her student will soon find out if she will lose her teaching license. Tomorrow morning at 9 in Jackson, the commission on teacher and administration, education, certification and licensure will hear the case of…

Police Release Video Of Shooter Jackson

Police in Jackson have released video of suspect they believe is responsible for shooting and injuring 6 people last Friday. And be warned, this video is graphic. The video you see you here shows a man fall then fire his…

Hostage Situation and Stand Off in Jackson

Jackson Police are trying to figure out whether anyone was ever being held hostage in a house where they’d earlier believed a man was holding about a dozen people. Jackson Police Chief Lee Vance called the situation “bizarre” in a…

Hostage Situation and Standoff in Jackson

A hostage situation is going on at a rooming house in Jackson. It all started this morning. Police say 13 hostages have been released and at least one more person is still barricaded inside a home. A 9-1-1 call came…

Missing Woman

A Mississippi woman with ties to the coast area is missing and authorities need your help. Tammyetta Spaulding was last seen on September the second in Jackson. Her niece, Jacqueline lives in Gulfport and is asking the public to help…

Pet Of The Week "Hulk"

Our Pet Of The Week is Hulk. He is a six-week-old male kitten, perfect for adoption into any loving home.

Online Petitions To Secede From State

In response to the new law, a number of Natchez residents have taken to an online petition that calls for the city to secede from the state of Mississippi and join Louisiana nearly 700 people have signed it. While unlikely…

Operation Homefront Event In Gulfport

Families of Service Members, Veterans, and Wounded Warriors May Register to Learn About and to Receive Healthy Foods from Operation Homefront JACKSON, Mississippi — Operation Homefront will hold free Growing Healthy Military Families events in Jackson, Mississippi, and in Gulfport,…

Jackson Water Problems

The Mississippi State Department of Health says pregnant women and young children should not consume Jackson water straight from the tap because of concerns about lead levels. The department issued precautions Wednesday, weeks after releasing results of testing that showed…

Traffic Fatality on Daisy Vestry Road in West Jackson County

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department, Fort Bayou Fire Department 1 and Acadian Ambulance Service responded to a two-vehicle accident in front of 8820 Daisy Vestry Road in the North Biloxi area of the county, at approximately 5:50 PM the evening…