BRANDON, Miss. (AP) — A 42-year-old former Mississippi teacher has been arrested after being accused of having an inappropriate relationship with an 11-year-old student at the school. Agents of the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation on […]
PELAHATCHIE, Miss. (AP) – Police say two people are accused of a crime spree in Rankin County and are still on the run. Multiple news sources report authorities have been searching for 23-year-old Leigh Ann […]
BRANDON, Mississippi (AP) — Rankin County deputies have confiscated about 17 pounds of cocaine during a routine traffic stop. Sheriff Bryan Bailey says in a news release that deputies stopped a pickup truck on Interstate […]
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A student supported by an atheist group says the Rankin County school district is still violating a ban on school prayer. The senior at Northwest Rankin High School, represented by the […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — New figures on Mississippi’s labor force show Clay County with the highest unemployment rate of 17.4 percent in January. Mississippi Department of Employment Security records released Wednesday show Tunica County with […]
The Mississippi Link Newswire JACKSON – Four people have been arrested and several plastic bags of tobacco, a dozen cell phones with phone chargers and other suspected contraband were seized after Rankin County sheriff’s deputies […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — At least four tornadoes were part of a rainy system that moved across Mississippi Friday night and Saturday morning.
Officials reported tornadoes in Adams, Rankin, Simpson and Smith counties. Weather Service officials said they know of no injuries from any of the storms.
In Adams County, a tornado estimated to have top winds of 115 mph cut a path a mile long and 200 yards wide in the Kingston community, southeast of Natchez. Two houses had their roofs substantially damaged… […]
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…. […]