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Recent Articles by Chelsey
Rally for Socialism and Liberation met with opposition in Madison
The group gathered to protest against the systemic police brutality against people like George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Elijah McClain.
Published July 5, 2020 at 11:25 PM
‘He needs to be held accountable;’ Family of Rankin Co. crime spree suspect disappointed in handling of initial arrest
Man arrested on several charges; was initially released due to COVID-19 diagnosis.
Published July 1, 2020 at 8:13 PM
Protesters for and against changing the state flag reflect historic day
As lawmakers worked to pass the bill to change the Mississippi state flag, protesters from either side of the debate stood firm on their stance outside.
Published June 29, 2020 at 7:16 AM
‘I moved him just in time’: Woman shields son during drive-by shooting in Jackson
Two bullet holes left on the side of Carmella’s car remind her of a scary Saturday evening in Jackson.
Published June 25, 2020 at 7:30 PM
Business leaders across the state say new flag could bring new business
State flags wave high all across Mississippi, but some business owners say it’s time for them to come down.
Published June 25, 2020 at 8:07 AM
‘Relocation, not glorification:’ Ole Miss students, staff upset with Confederate cemetery plans
The Associated Student Body and some faculty have been fighting to remove the statue for over a year.
Published June 21, 2020 at 11:16 PM
A Better Mississippi Foundation hosts forum for reform and social justice
Organizers aspire to keep the momentum going as they develop solutions to promote unity, end systemic racism and close the socioeconomic gap in the state.
Published June 20, 2020 at 11:39 PM
“Celebrate us:” Jackson residents rejoice for Juneteenth
Juneteenth isn’t new but the holiday is often overlooked.
Published June 20, 2020 at 11:42 AM
Bill passed by House and Senate to help City of Jackson’s water payment problem
Customers dealing with water bill woes in the City of Jackson may soon see some relief.
Published June 18, 2020 at 9:42 PM
Mississippi State Fairgrounds host events under COVID-19 safety guidelines
You can come by for a hot dog and slush drinks starting Thursday at 11 in the morning.
Published June 17, 2020 at 8:58 PM
Community holds vigil for late Simpson County deputy James Blair
The vigil held at Simpson Central School, where Blair was a long time school resource officer.
Published June 15, 2020 at 10:40 PM
Man accused of killing Simpson County deputy caught and arrested
Sheriff Mullins said the recovering the shackles and gun could help when presenting the case to the district attorney.
Published June 14, 2020 at 7:08 PM
Mississippians sign petition to abolish state grocery tax
Mississippi is one of only three states to tax groceries at the full sales tax rate.
Published June 10, 2020 at 7:13 PM
Soldier welcomed home with surprise parade after year in Baghdad
Gonzalez says he's excited for his future.
Published June 8, 2020 at 7:00 PM
Unemployment rate lowers across the country; Americans return back to work
As Americans head back to work, over two million jobs return to the national economy according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Published June 6, 2020 at 7:48 AM
Family-fun facilities reopen under different changes due to COVID-19
Indian Lanes in Clinton was getting remodeled Thursday before customers come back.
Published June 4, 2020 at 10:38 PM
Peaceful protest held in Jackson in response to others nationwide
The protesters were calling out police brutality and the death of George Floyd.
Published May 31, 2020 at 11:43 PM
12-year-old hands out essential supplies to elderly in Crystal Springs
Some of the supplies were donated to Samiya Craft; the 12-year-old used her own money to buy the rest, with a little help from her parents.
Published May 31, 2020 at 7:27 AM
Holmes Community College prepares for face-to-face classes for the summer
Students returning to Holmes Community College in Ridgeland will see significant changes starting Monday.
Published May 29, 2020 at 8:52 PM
Miss. spay and neuter clinic handles dozens of appointments, reopens with new safety measures
Shelby Parsons encourages pet owners to get their pet fixed to control pet overpopulation in the state.
Published May 28, 2020 at 9:53 PM
Report: Nearly a half billion gallons of raw sewage leaked into the Pearl River during 2020 flood
This information comes in now from a quarterly report from the City of Jackson, but it could be too late.
Published May 27, 2020 at 10:30 PM
Terry woman celebrates 108th birthday with a parade
“Just try to live as along as you can do the best you can while God got you here."
Published May 24, 2020 at 10:50 PM
Brandon congregation celebrates pastor who survived COVID-19
Pastor Fletcher spent 10 days fighting the coronavirus.
Published May 23, 2020 at 10:56 PM
Future of rare Madison fireflies dim with habitat being cut for timber
The future of these bright bugs and other wildlife seems dim.
Published May 22, 2020 at 9:33 PM
'Mississippi needed this’: Community shows support for ‘The Voice’ winner from Meridian
Meridian's Pastor Todd Tilghman is the latest winner of NBC’s The Voice!
Published May 20, 2020 at 7:52 PM
Jackson pub stands behind ‘No Mask, No Entry’ rule after online criticism
A Jackson pub is not backing down from their ‘No Mask, No Entry’ policy.
Josh Carter and
Published May 20, 2020 at 3:51 PM
Tattoo shops institute extra safety measures to reopen in new normal
Among the changes in this new normal, customers will have to consult for a tattoo virtually.
Published May 17, 2020 at 11:28 PM
Family, friends honor memory of Canton woman killed by ex-boyfriend in murder-suicide
She was a member of Zeta Phi Beta sorority, known among her line sisters as the peacemaker.
Published May 17, 2020 at 12:16 AM
CDC studies new illness found in children exposed to COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control asked doctors to look out for multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children.
Published May 16, 2020 at 7:49 AM
Salons eager to reopen after under new safety guidelines
The salon will only take on clients by appointment, and all waiting rooms have been shutdown for now.
Published May 10, 2020 at 11:06 PM
JPD: Woman arrested, accused of shooting her boyfriend
Man injured in overnight gas station shooting on High Street
The message gets more ominous as record-high coronavirus deaths announced Tuesday
First Alert Forecast: steamy downpours continue; heat stress likely this weekend
JPD: Three suspects charged with capital murder in death of juvenile