Robert Graham submits qualifying papers for 2017 Jackson mayoral race

January 5, 2017 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire Hinds County Board Supervisor Robert Graham announced his bid to run for Mayor of the City of Jackson August 16, 2016. Today Robert Graham officially qualified […]

Graham touts ‘experience’ to be mayor

September 22, 2016 in News

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor Hinds County District 1 Supervisor Robert Graham officially announced his candidacy for Jackson mayor Sept. 15, on the steps of the Hinds County Circuit Courthouse. […]

Graham officially announces candidacy for mayor

September 15, 2016 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire In May, District 1 Hinds County Supervisor, Robert Graham, confirmed plans to run for mayor of Jackson. Today, he officially announced his plans on the steps […]

Lumumba, Graham seek mayoral post

May 26, 2016 in News

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor The city of Jackson’s mayoral race has officially begun now that Attorney Chokwe Antar Lumumba and Hinds County Supervisor Robert Graham– District 1 have officially […]

$11,000 reward money offered in investigation

December 10, 2015 in News, The Buzz

From staff reports On Monday, Hinds County supervisors approved $1,000 reward money for anyone with information about the armed robbery and murder of Broderick Smith. Smith, 36, was shot and […]

Hinds County Supervisor Anderson on the job Monday morning

January 10, 2013 in News, Top Stories

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa


At the regular meeting of Hinds County Board of Supervisors, Monday, Jan. 7, all cameras were focused on Supervisor Doug Anderson. He rescinded his planned retirement on Dec. 31, 2012, one day before it was to take effect.

His retirement was based on “health concerns” as given in a statement submitted by his daughter, Jackie Anderson Woods of Atlanta….

Anderson rescinds retirement as Hinds County supervisor

January 3, 2013 in News, Top Stories

By Othor Cain

Contributing writer

With only one day left before Supervisor Doug Anderson’s resignation/retirement was scheduled to take effect, he pulled the plug on it.

After 19 years in the county post, and more than 36 years in public office, Anderson had said through his daughter, Jackie Anderson Woods, that he was giving up the post due to health concerns. Anderson had suffered a stroke last December, his second one in a six-month period. His recovery from the stroke had worried his family….

Hinds supervisor resigns after health questions

December 17, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Hinds County Supervisor Doug Anderson is resigning, after some fellow supervisors questioned if he was too ill to continue serving.

Anderson, a supervisor since 1993, will step down Jan. 1. His resignation was announced by his daughter, Jackie Anderson, at a Thursday press conference that her father did not attend.