Community Mobile Clinic provides free HIV testing

April 9, 2018 in Health

April is National STD Awareness Month, and Open Arms Healthcare Center’s Community Mobile Clinic has several HIV testing events lined up the week of April 16: Tuesday, April 17 Where: […]

Group to consider identifying officers in fatal shootings

March 29, 2018 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The mayor of Mississippi’s capital city has created a task force to explore releasing the names of officers involved in shooting deaths by police. News outlets […]

Up to 4 in 10 gay men in Jackson have HIV

May 19, 2016 in Health

By Mike Stobbe AP Medical Writer NEW YORK – Three out of every 10 gay or bisexual men in several cities in the U.S. South have been diagnosed with the […]

Fastest rising rent in U.S. is in one Mississippi city

June 23, 2015 in Business, News

(AP) Home rental prices are climbing across much of the United States — with the biggest gains coming from not from New York or San Francisco but Jackson, Mississippi, and […]

New Jackson development to bring housing, movie theater

April 22, 2015 in Business

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A new multi-million dollar development in Jackson will bring businesses, housing and the first movie theater in the city since the 1990s. WAPT-TV ( ) reports the […]

Mississippi girl, 4, rescued from mom’s submerged car

December 31, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A Mississippi girl remained hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday, two days after several people, including neighbors, jumped into cold water to rescue her from her mother’s […]

Fire at Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Museum

November 14, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi — The state agriculture commissioner says no people or animals were killed or seriously injured in a large fire at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson. […]

Police provide more info on death of Mississippi teen Katelyn Beard, family issues statement

September 3, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Jackson police on Tuesday found the body of a 17-year-old girl they say was kidnapped and shot during the weekend. Katelyn Beard’s body was found in […]