New Fresh Food Market in South Jackson

May 11, 2017 in Business, News

New grocery opens in the old Kroger location on Terry Road after receiving fnancing through HOPE The Mississippi Link Newswire HOPE (Hope Enterprise Corporation/Hope Credit Union) and Jackson Cash & […]

Small electrical fire sends some government workers home

May 10, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – More than 200 government employees were sent home after a small electrical fire in a state office building. The fire happened Tuesday in the Robert E. […]

Truck hits homeless shelter in Mississippi, killing 1 man

May 10, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A pickup truck has plowed through a fence and smashed into the kitchen of a homeless shelter in Mississippi’s capital city, killing a pedestrian. The director […]

Police: Man fatally shot in front of house in Jackson

May 9, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) – Authorities say a man was fatally shot while sitting in the front yard of a home in Jackson. The Clarion-Ledger reports ( that 38-year-old Elvin Butler […]

Baptist hospital groups in Mississippi and Memphis merge

May 2, 2017 in Health

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi Baptist Health Systems and the larger Baptist Memorial Health Care of Memphis, Tennessee, have completed a merger, creating the largest […]

Pearl River crests at Jackson without damaging flooding

April 7, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Officials say the Pearl River is falling at Jackson, meaning damaging flooding is unlikely following heavy rains. Discharge from the Ross Barnett Reservoir dam peaked at […]

6 hurt in accident involving ambulance, 2 other vehicles

March 28, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Six people were injured in an accident involving an ambulance and two other vehicles on Interstate 55 in Jackson. Jackson news outlets report the accident happened […]

City of Jackson to do repair work on waterline

March 9, 2017 in News

40K residents could be without water By Othor Cain Editor The City of Jackson will begin emergency repair work on the 48-inch concrete pipe off Forest Avenue, Friday, March 10. […]