Volunteers help with tornado clean-up on Christmas, power restored

December 25, 2014 in News

COLUMBIA, Mississippi (AP) — Workers restored power Thursday to tornado-scarred Columbia, while volunteers helped clear rubble, cover roofs and do whatever else they could to help the Mississippi town recover. […]

The season to bring families together, communities unite

December 6, 2012 in News, Top Stories

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa

Interim Managing Editor

Mayor Harvey Johnson Jr. stood on the steps of city hall in downtown Jackson and welcomed all to witness the traditional lighting of the Christmas tree, Friday, Nov. 30, at 6 p.m. The occasion afforded the mayor the opportunity to greet his constituents in the sense of family and community unity.

One of his treasured moments, the mayor said, was to introduce the grand marshal Juadine Cleveland of the Jackson Holiday Parade to step off Saturday, Dec. 1 at noon….