From staff reports The City of Jackson and Mayor Tony Yarber will have separate counsel to address a sexual harassment federal lawsuit filed by Kimberly V. Bracey Aug. 25, against the defendants. Bracey, the former […]
Breaking News: By Lonnie Ross Online Editor Jackson City Councilman Tony Yarber defeated Chokwe Antar Lumumba with 54% of the vote to 46% of the vote in the runoff election for the capitol city mayor. […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — City Council member Tony Yarber and Chokwe Antar Lumumba, son of the late Mayor Chokwe Lumumba, will be in an April 22 runoff to see who will become Jackson’s next mayor. […]
By Kirsten West Savali NewsOne.com Attorney Chokwe Antar Lumumba will take on Councilman Tony Yarber in an April 22 run-off election to decide who will be the next mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, reports WAPT.com. With both candidates leading a packed field […]
Jackson mayor and JPS chief issue statements By Lonnie Ross Online Editor Jackson city councilman Tony Yarber gathered with some leaders of the community and various religious organizations at city hall on Dec. 6 to […]
Officials in Greene County have found the bodies of 6-year-old twin boys who fell into the Chickasawhay River last Saturday.
Greene County Emergency Manager Trent Robertson told WLOX-TV in Biloxi that one of the boys was found late Sunday night and the other around 5:30 a.m. Monday.
James Scott and Isaac William McGowan, who lived in the St. Ellen community in Leakesville, disappeared Saturday in the Chickasawhay River, on the southern part of Greene County. Robertson said a friend of the family saw the two boys stepping into a deep part of the river and being swept away by the current. […]
By Othor Cain
In a heated exchange during a special council meeting Monday, Oct. 8, council members voted 3-2 agreeing to spend in the neighborhood of $400 million to rebuild its sewage system and pay a fine. This is part of the consent decree provided by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
All of the details involving the decree – including the amount of time the city will have to finish the work and the cost of the fine – remain secret, pending Mayor Harvey Johnson’s signature and the filing of the decree in court…. […]