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Posted on: October 23, 2014

City of Jackson Technology Day

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The City's Technology Day was a huge success. Check out a few photos from the event.

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Posted on: October 23, 2014

City of Jackson Observes Trick-or-Treating on Friday, Oct. 31; Harvest Carnival Set for Nov. 1

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On Thursday, Oct. 30, the Mayor's Office will participate in the Jackson Police Department's Trunk-or-Treat event, held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Jackson Training Academy. It's free and open to the public.

The... Read on...

Posted on: October 22, 2014

Latunya Edwards to be promoted to District Fire Chief on Nov. 3

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Latunya Edwards has been a member of the Jackson Fire Department for 17 years. She will be promoted to District Fire Chief on November 3, 2014. She has been married to Keith Edwards for 23 years who is also a District Fire... Read on...

Posted on: October 21, 2014

Toyota Foundation Makes Huge Grant Donation Towards JPS STEM programs

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Jackson Public Schools (JPS) and the City of Jackson on Tuesday, Oct. 21, announced a grant award to improve and support the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs in the elementary division.... Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2014

Portion of Clinton Boulevard Will Close, Beginning Oct. 27

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Clinton Boulevard from Shaw Road to Lakewood Funeral Home will be closed beginning Monday, Oct. 27, to allow contractors for the Kansas City Southern to remove and replace the old railroad bridge.

The new railroad... Read on...

Posted on: October 9, 2014

21st Annual Senior Health and Wellness Fair Set for Oct. 29

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The City of Jackson will host the 21st Annual Senior Health and Wellness Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the Jackson Convention Complex, 105 E. Pascagoula St. from 9 a.m. to noon.

The event is free and open to the public.... Read on...

Posted on: October 7, 2014

U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper Speaker for City of Jackson's Disability Awareness Day

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U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper will headline the annual Disability Awareness Day event hosted by the City of Jackson Department of Human and Cultural Services on Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Metrocenter Mall... Read on...

Posted on: October 8, 2014

MSU-CVM, Jackson Zoo develop new partnership

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The Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Jackson Zoo formalized and expanded a partnership to allow for more research opportunities for both institutions.

For many years, MSU-CVM has provided... Read on...

Posted on: October 8, 2014

Mayor Tony Yarber Launches Program Promoting Jackson-Based Businesses

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Mayor Tony Yarber and the City of Jackson Department of Planning and Economic Development will launch a new program to recognize and promote businesses in the city on Thursday, Oct. 9.

The first company to receive the... Read on...

Posted on: October 7, 2014

Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center to celebrate the 3rd Regiment US Colored Calvary

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On Friday October 24th, The City of Jackson’s Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center will celebrate the legacy of the 3rd Regiment United States Colored Cavalry as they set up a Living Encampment at the Museum. This... Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2014

Police Chief Lee Vance Kicks off National Bully Prevention Month at Casey Elementary

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Yesterday, October 1, Jackson Police Chief Lee Vance spoke to fourth and fifth grade students at Casey Elementary about Bullying and the long term affects that it can have on the bullies and their victims.

Chief Lee... Read on...

Posted on: October 1, 2014

City of Jackson and Jackson Police Department set to launch Tip411 program

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Mayor Tony Yarber and Chief Lee Vance are proud to announce that on October 15th, the Jackson Police Department will launch an anonymous tip program called Tip411. Tip411 is a FREE web-based tool that allows citizens and law... Learn more...

Posted on: September 30, 2014

“We Are Jackson Listening Tour: 7 Wards in 7 Days” launches October 2nd!

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Mayor Tony Yarber, on Thursday, October 2nd, will launch the “We Are Jackson Listening Tour: 7 Wards in 7 Days.” The first stop on the tour will be in Ward 2 and will be held at New Hope Baptist Church located at 5202... Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2014

Mayor Tony Yarber set to launch the “We Are Jackson Listening Tour: 7 Wards in 7 Days”

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Mayor Tony Yarber is set to launch the “We Are Jackson Listening Tour: 7 Wards in 7 Days” as a creative opportunity for Jackson residents to express their ideas and solutions for our infrastructure concerns.

This tour is... Stay Tuned....

Posted on: September 25, 2014

"Our Moment, Our Time"

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On April 23, 2014, Jacksonians ushered in a new administration amidst ongoing and pressing issues that face our great city. Throughout the election process, my goals and beliefs were clear. Together, we will make Jackson... Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2013

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Posted on: September 9, 2013

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and... Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2013

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Posted on: May 13, 2014

2014 Special Election Results

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OFFICIAL SUMMARY REPORT
RUN DATE: 4/23/14 06:11 PM

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