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Posted on: August 21, 2014

The Jackson Association for Neighborhoods (JAN) presents the Senior Solar Light Project


The Jackson Association of Neighborhoods has partnered with local youth and parents to create the Senior Solar Light Project, which will provide an emergency source of lighting to seniors in the event of a power loss.

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Posted on: August 20, 2014

Mayor Tony Yarber's FY2015 Proposed Budget Calls for a Nearly 22 Percent Decrease in Spending


Good afternoon. Today, once again in the great city of Jackson, Mississippi, we gather to celebrate and prepare for the progression and development of our city. It is my pleasure and duty to present to you the proposed... Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2014

Jackson Zoo/West Jackson Topics for Aug. 25 Listening Tour Stop at Jackson Zoo


The Jackson Zoo and West Jackson will be the topics of discussion during the Aug. 25 stop on Mayor Tony Yarber’s “We Are Jackson Listening Tour.” The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the Gertrude C. Ford Education Building at... Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2014

MSNBC: Mayor Tony Yarber Rising Political Star in Mississippi

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MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" lists Mayor Tony Yarber as one of the rising political stars in Mississippi.

Yarber ran for City Council and won in 2009, becoming the youngest person to serve on the governing board.... View the video

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Posted on: August 19, 2014

Advantage Staffing Recruits Through Jobs for Jacksonians on Wednesday, August 20


The Jobs for Jacksonians program will hold a recruiting session Wednesday, Aug. 20, at 10 a.m. in the conference room of the Department of Human and Cultural Services at the Metrocenter Mall. Advantage Staffing has 80 job... Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2014

Former Gov. Winter To Keynote City of Jackson AmeriCorps Graduation Set for Aug. 29


Former Gov. William Winter is the keynote speaker for the City of Jackson AmeriCorps graduation ceremony scheduled for Friday, Aug. 29, in the Metrocenter Mall event room. The ceremony honors members who have completed one... Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2014

Vance, Cloy Announced As 2 Finalists for Police Chief

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Mayor Tony Yarber will hold three forums to engage the public before a final decision is made to select the new police chief in Jackson. The Mayor announced Interim Police Chief Lee Vance and Canton Asst. Police Chief Juan... Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2014

City of Jackson Continues Progress with Pothole Blitz


The City of Jackson’s three-month Pothole Blitz continues through Aug. 29, 2014. As of Aug. 7, 4895 potholes have been repaired throughout the city. A tentative schedule providing information on the location of work crews... Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2014

2014 Special Election Results


RUN DATE: 4/23/14 06:11 PM

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Posted on: September 10, 2013

Rate Increases in the City of Jackson?

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What YOU Should Know about the Proposed Water & Sewer Rate Increases! Check out Rate Increases in the City of Jackson? to... Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2013

Average Residential Monthly Sewer Bills in the Southeast


Where is Jackson on the list of sewer rates in the southeast? Check out Average Residential Monthly Sewer Bill to find out... Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2013

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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...