By Ayesha K. Mustafaa Editor Mayor Chokwe Lumumba is leaving nothing to chance in getting passed a 1% sales tax increase via referendum to be voted on January 14, 2014 in the Municipal Special Election. Lumumba attended most of the Town Hall meetings scheduled to accommodate all seven wards, explaining why the tax is needed […]
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 priorities, and all of the money raised by the increase will be spent on these necessary repairs. The next step is for the entire leadership […]
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….