Freezing temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday may affect the City’s distribution system, resulting in higher than normal water main failures. If you experience low water pressure or see any water line failures, please call the City’s 311 Action Line and take precautions against freezing pipes with these tips.

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Press Release: City of Jackson Launches New Website

(JACKSON, Miss.) — The City of Jackson has launched its new website located at jacksonms.gov that aims to continually improve access to public services and information for the people of Jackson. The new, service-focused website is mobile-friendly, secured for user privacy protection, and makes accessibility a priority. The new website also better empowers those internally … Continued

Press Release: Thalia Mara Highlights Record-Breaking Year; Announces Upcoming 2019-2020 Season Lineup

(JACKSON, Miss.) – Today, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, along with Deputy Director of Cultural Services, David Lewis, Executive Director of the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Michael Beattie, and Visit Jackson President, Rickey Thigpen held a press conference highlighting a record-breaking year of accomplishments for Thalia Mara Hall and announced a full lineup of performances for the … Continued

Press Release: Jackson, MS selected as AARP Community Challenge Recipient

(WASHINGTON, DC) — Today, AARP announced the awardees for its 2019 AARP Community Challenge grant program. A total of $1.6 million will be distributed to fund 159 “quick action” projects from each state across the country, helping communities make immediate improvements and jumpstart long-term progress to support residents of all ages. More than 1,660 applications … Continued

Mayor Lumumba Addresses Police Chases from Outside Jurisdictions

(Jackson, MS) – Wednesday, the City of Jackson held a press conference in reference to a recent high speed chase led by the Richland Police Department that ended in a Jackson neighborhood. The City Attorney for Jackson, Tim Howard spoke from a legal perspective on where the law stands in the state of Mississippi when … Continued

Press Release: City of Jackson receives $1 Million from the Federal Transit Administration

Jackson, MS – The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that it has awarded a total of $16.6 million to 20 organizations around the country to support comprehensive planning projects that improve access to public transportation. The funds are made available through FTA’s Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Planning, which assists communities that are developing new … Continued

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