Federal judge: ‘Mississippi violated the rights of people with mental illness’

September 4, 2019 in News

By Larrison Campbell, Mississippi Today, The state has long violated the rights of Mississippians with severe mental illness and, left to its own devices, will likely continue to do so, […]

Hinds County voters wanted change

August 28, 2019 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, It was a day that delivered change. Tuesday, August 27, several run-off races were held for candidates that did not receive the required 50 percent plus […]

From idea to reality: Refill Cafe opens in West Jackson

August 28, 2019 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, One thing the City of Jackson isn’t lacking – places to eat. From fine dining to local hole in the walls, on any given day in […]

Runoff candidates need to keep voters motivated

August 21, 2019 in News

By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press, Mississippi candidates working toward Aug. 27 party primary runoffs have two important tasks: keep the base motivated and find new voters. People that day […]

NNPA makes plans for the future during informal gathering

August 21, 2019 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire,   An informal gathering of National Newspaper Publishers Association board members and publishers has galvanized the 79-year-old organization and has served to renew its commitment as […]

Supplies for Mississippi immigrant families

August 21, 2019 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire, In response to the Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids that recently occurred in central Mississippi, the Jackson (MS) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated collected supplies August […]

Jody Owens elected as Hinds County District Attorney without runoff

August 14, 2019 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, In a three-person race that became personal, brutal and sometimes exhausting, Jody Owens, former managing attorney at the Mississippi office of the Southern Poverty Law Center, […]

Toni Cooley appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s N.O. Branch Board of Directors

August 14, 2019 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire, Toni D. Cooley, chief executive officer of Systems Electro Coating, Systems Automotive Interiors, Systems Consultants Associates and Systems IT, has been appointed to the board of […]