JPS Superintendent announces intent to resign, Mayor reponds

October 29, 2016 in Education, News

From Staff Reports Dr. Cedrick Gray, Superintendent of the Jackson Public school district told the district’s board of trustees during a meeting Friday that he was planning on resigning. The […]

Jackson mayor skips meeting about sexual harassment lawsuit

August 31, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber has skipped a meeting where City Council members discussed a former employee’s sexual harassment lawsuit against him. Multiple news outlets report that […]

Panelists expound on police culture at forum

August 4, 2016 in News

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber held a community forum titled “Us and Them: A Conversation on Race, Black Lives and the Police,” at 6 p.m. July […]

Mayor Yarber endorses Hillary Clinton

February 8, 2016 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire Hillary Clinton received an endorsement from Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber today. Yarber cites Clinton’s attentiveness to local issues facing families in often underserved communities, according to […]

Yarber attempts to allay fears over city budget woes at public forum

September 3, 2015 in News

By Janice K. Neal-Vincent, Ph.D. Contributing Writer Justin Bruce, director of innovation and performance for the City welcomed a crowd of several hundred last Thursday evening, Aug. 27, to a […]

Secretary of State Hosemann and Mayor Yarber announce auctioning of ‘tax forfeited city properties’

August 27, 2015 in News

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa Editor Within the city of Jackson and surrounding Hinds County, there are 360 property parcels that will be auctioned off, according to Secretary of State Delbert […]

Mayor Tony T. Yarber’s 2015 State of the City Address

August 6, 2015 in News

Arts Center of Mississippi • Jackson, Miss. Thursday, July 30, 2015 Mayor Yarber thanked his colleagues on the City Council along with other elected officials and city leaders, the “amazing” […]

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 […]