Jackson mayor says all water to the city has been restored

March 13, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber says all water to the city has been restored but that all affected areas are under a boil-water advisory for at least […]

City continues testing water for lead, copper

September 15, 2016 in News

Mississippi Link Newswire As part of the city of Jackson’s continued efforts to meet the requirements of the Compliance Plan issued by the Mississippi State Department of Health and in […]

Jackson considers returning to city ambulance service

June 5, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Jackson may return to providing its own ambulance service after nearly 25 years. Mayor Tony Yarber tells The Clarion-Ledger (http://on.thec-l.com/1dRE9Xd) the city resuming ambulance service is […]

Jackson looks to use federal money to repave 14 streets

April 28, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Jackson could use Community Development Block Grant funds to pay for repaving of about 14 city streets. The Clarion-Ledger reports (http://on.thec-l.com/1A9XdUR) the city council is expected […]

Auction for City of Jackson: Property and other items

February 10, 2015 in Business, News

A list and description of lost, stolen, abandoned or misplaced personal property, equipment, and bicycler To all interested parties, known or unknown, Pursuant to the MS State Code of 1972, Section […]

Jackson undertakes study on downtown baseball park

December 4, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The city of Jackson is undertaking a study to determine whether to build a downtown baseball park. Officials say the stadium would have around 4,000 seats […]


September 5, 2013 in News, Top Stories

The Misssissippi Link Newswire

The City of Jackson issued the following statement regarding the current discoloration of city water:

The City of Jackson Surface Water System is currently experiencing a temporary widespread discolored water occurrence in our distribution system. The City is investigating the cause of the water’s tint. However, despite the water’s appearance, it is still safe to drink and currently there is not a boil water notice as a result of these events.


Miss. mayoral candidate: Radical or mainstream?

May 20, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

An attorney who was active in a black nationalist group decades ago and still refers to a client as a “former Black Panther heroine” is running for mayor of Mississippi’s capital city.

Can Chokwe Lumumba persuade voters that he’s a mainstream politician concerned about a diverse swath of people?

That’s a big question he faces businessman Jonathan Lee in Tuesday’s Democratic primary runoff in Jackson.