Actions taken this week by the Jackson City Council

April 19, 2018 in Business, News

By Othor Cain Editor In an ongoing battle since 2012, the city reached a settlement with the company Retro Metro, headed by businessmen Socrates Garrett, Howard Catchings and Leroy Walker. […]

Next Level to offer upscale entertainment

October 13, 2016 in Business, Entertainment

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor By Oct. 29, Jackson will have a new location for upscale, classy entertainment and dining. Next Level Experience, located in the upper level of Metrocenter […]

Congratulations “The Mississippi Link” at age 22!

October 29, 2015 in Entertainment, News

By Socrates Garrett Special to The Mississippi Link I want to express my sincere appreciation to the publisher and staff of The Mississippi Link newspaper for 22 years of continuous […]

Letter To The Editor: Garrett says to Jackson Free Press/Northside Sun, “Neither contacted me to comment”

September 17, 2015 in Letters To The Editor, Opinion

The City Council on Monday, September 14, 2015 recessed a meeting where the Public Works Department recommended it accept and approve a contract proposal from Denali Water Solutions and Socrates […]

Delta Sigma Sorority spotlights success stories

February 28, 2013 in Top Stories

Fourteen black Jackson achievers earn awards

By Dr. Jerry Komia Domatob

Special to The Mississippi Link

Like celebrities, fourteen black men majestically strolled on a red carpet amidst booming praise, and received shinny white plaques for leadership and community service at the glitzy Delta Sigma Sorority Beacons and Blaze Honors and Black Gala, Saturday, February 23….

Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership annual luncheon features “Vision 2022 – One Voice

January 31, 2013 in News, Top Stories

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa


The Jackson Convention Center banquet hall was filled Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, as the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership luncheon and annual meeting brought together many of its 2,600 plus members along with many public officials.

The Partnership has a 10-year plan termed “Vision 2022 – One Voice” where it has launched a multi-year plan to “transform the Greater Jackson Region into a destination community attracting businesses, families and tourists for its quality of place and economic opportunity.”….

Garrett incoming 2013 chairman of Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership

December 27, 2012 in Business, News, Top Stories

The Mississippi Link Newswire

The Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership, a 2,600-member non-profit organization, recently announced its incoming 2013 chairman, Socrates Garrett of Garrett Enterprises Consolidated Inc.

Originally chartered Aug. 23, 1880, as the Jackson Board of Trade and Cotton Exchange and primarily to serve the city of Jackson, the needs of chamber members changed over its 112-year history. On Sept. 12, 1921, it changed its name to the Jackson Chamber of Commerce….

News video production premiers today: Socrates Garrett Live

October 1, 2012 in News, Opinion, Top Stories, Videos

The Mississippi Link launched its new regular video news feature: Socrates Garrett Live. Garrett, a Jackson native and businessman shares his take on news stories of interest. The Mississippi Link will air his videos each week.

This first video is about the use (or missuse) of Tiger Woods at this past weekend’s Ryder Cup competition.