City banking on January 14 referendum for 1% sales tax increase

January 2, 2014 in News

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa Editor [su_slider source=”media: 99994003,99994002,99994001,99994000″ link=”image” target=”blank” width=”700″ height=”600″ autoplay=”5500″] Mayor Chokwe Lumumba is leaving nothing to chance in getting passed a 1% sales tax increase via […]

Working Together Jackson endorses proposed Jackson sales tax increase

December 9, 2013 in Business, News, Top Stories

The Mississippi Link Newswire On December 5 2013, the Working Together Jackson (WTJ)  Executive Committee voted unanimously to endorse the proposed 1% sales increase. Infrastructure repair is one of WTJ’s top […]

Mississippi remembers victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School

December 20, 2012 in News, Top Stories

First memorial bell-ringing ceremony held at Jackson State University

Friday prayer vigils scheduled throughout city

Governor calls for moment of silence

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa

Interim Managing Editor

From the Governor’s office, the Mississippi Department of Education, Jackson Public Schools and Jackson State University, Mississippians expressed their sorrow and concern for the safety of all school children, after the Dec. 14 murder of 20 children and six adults by a lone gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Conn….