This is the second year the Pearl Riverkeeper have held their Clean Sweep. The organization is a non profit, dedicated to protecting the Pearl River, improving water quality and educating the public on recreational opportunities it provides.
We all know Mississippi has its musical super stars and even some of the lesser stars, but Dr. Jim Brewer took it upon himself to collect the names and stories of as MANY of the people in Mississippi in music as he could find.
Labor Day is the celebration of the American worker and their contributions. But not all people get the day off. With that in mind 3 ON YOUR SIDE'S, Amber Gerard stopped by the Rankin County Sheriff's Department to see how they spent they were spending their Labor Day.
Three on the Road goes to Carroll County. Carrollton is a picture-postcard type village, but one of the county's early families is prominent in the news right now. The family of Arizona Senator John McCain has deep roots in Carroll County, Mississippi.
I can't imagine how hard it is to lose a child. The Dunaway family in Madison lost 13 year-old Jack in August, two years ago. But the way he was remembered to the Dunaway's by his friends has now turned into a reminder for us to be nice.
Some much needed relief is coming to Jackson streets that are in desperate need of repairs. With the stroke of a pen, Mayor Chokwe Lumumba signed an additional 26 documents, bringing the total number of interlocal agreements with Hinds County to fix city streets and sidewalks to 85.
The legacy of Civil Rights Trailblazer Emmett Till was remembered Tuesday by friends and family right here in Jackson. The teen was killed in Mississippi 63 years ago, after being accused of flirting with a white woman.
Mayor George Flaggs and the Board of Aldermen have hired Hawes Hill and Associates out of Houston, Texas, to study the Kings Community and help create a master plan to expand the economic footprint and ease flooding.
Sunday, dozens filled the pews of North Jackson Baptist Church for a worship concert like no other. Organizers say for thirteen years now, the Heavenly Voices Chorale has come together to uplift and renew faith in others.
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi workers have already completed much of the home on Smith Robinson Street, partnering with Habitat for Humanity. When it's completed next month, this home will belong to Yolanda Brinston and her two children.
Discussions continue on how to save the Jackson Zoo, it's money troubles and how to bring attendance up. At a budget meeting Tuesday afternoon at Jackson City Hall, interim zoo director Dave Wetzel told Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba and council members that it will take at least $1.6 million to keep the facility afloat over the next year.
Last week, citizens were informed about 59 streets that the City of Jackson has agreed to repave through an inter local agreement with Hinds County. The county is footing most of the bill for the street repairs.
Well after sustaining itself for four years now, every third Saturday of the month, seems like the auction has become a great success. Seems like most of the people are hobby chicken farmers. You know, back yard stuff. Some more serious than others.
The city of McComb could soon be the next city to decriminalize marijuana possession. Selectmen at large Donovan Hill is leading the push to make sure small amounts of marijuana no longer carries criminal penalties like prison time.