Fixing Jackson water bill issues not simple

April 20, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Jackson residents continue questioning the city’s water department while the collection numbers indicate a crisis. The Clarion-Ledger reports ( the city is collecting payment for water […]

City gets results from water samples

February 4, 2016 in News

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor On Wednesday, about a week after the city of Jackson was notified that water samples from 13 residences contained elevated lead levels, preliminary resampling results […]

Jackson public works fires 5, more possible after theft investigation

December 21, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Five people have been fired in an investigation that has turned up 1,700 illegal water connections in Jackson, says Public Works Director Kishia Powell. More dismissals […]

City of Jackson Weekly Update

May 24, 2015 in News

City of Jackson’s Operation Orange Cone Initiative Restoring City Streets Mayor Tony T. Yarber and Department of Public Works Director Kishia Powell have announced details about Operation Orange Cone, an […]