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Brown Bottling Group to Recruit Through Jobs for Jacksonians

Posted on September 24, 2020

Brown Bottling Group to Recruit Through Jobs for Jacksonians (Jackson, MS) – Brown Bottling Group is hosting a recruiting session through the Jobs for Jacksonians program. It will be Wednesday, September 30th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Officials are seeking to recruit applicants interested in becoming: Class A Drivers Day Warehouse shift  Night Warehouse...

City of Jackson Prepares for Potential Flooding

Posted on September 24, 2020

City of Jackson Prepares for Potential Flooding Infrastructure Team Has Measures In Place, Prepares for Overnight Watch (Jackson, MS) –  Heavy rains are forecasted for the Jackson metro area tonight and the City of Jackson is prepared. “We are monitoring the weather and will have barricades in place for the viaducts that are flood-prone. The...

Free Rides to the Polls – Hinds, Rankin, and Simpson Counties

Posted on September 22, 2020

ATTENTION: HINDS, RANKIN and SIMPSON COUNTIES SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY, INC. TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT WILL PROVIDE FREE RIDES TO THE POLLS ON NOVEMBER 3, 2020 GO VOTE! PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT 769-235-8224 BY OCTOBER 23, 2020 IF YOU NEED A RIDE.

City of Jackson Prepares for Hurricane Sally

Posted on September 14, 2020

City of Jackson Prepares for Hurricane Sally Sand Bag Pickup Hours and Important Preparedness Information (Jackson, MS) – As Hurricane Sally is projected to make landfall tonight, the City of Jackson is preparing for possible flooding and shelter for those who may be displaced by the storm.  Storm surges, heavy winds, and flooding can happen...

Autozone Hosts Recruiting Session Through Jobs for Jacksonians

Posted on September 12, 2020

AUTOZONE TO HOST AN ADDITIONAL RECRUITING SESSION THROUGH JOBS FOR JACKSONIANS   (Jackson, MS) – AutoZone will host an additional recruiting session this month through the Jobs for Jacksonians program. This will be the company’s third time recruiting through the program. The session will be Tuesday, September 15th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Officials...

24” Water Main Repair

Posted on September 12, 2020

On Sunday September 13, 2020 @ 8am, Supervisor Chambers will do a test valve shut-off to identify the area(s) that will lose water pressure once he starts to make repair on 24’’ main, located behind JHF treatment plant. Once this area(s) have been identified repair will be scheduled for a later date to give residents...

Mayor’s Statement on Recent Action to Enforce COVID-Related Gathering Restrictions

Posted on September 9, 2020

(Jackson, MS) –  Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba issued the following statement concerning increased enforcement of the “Stay Safe Jackson” Executive Order prohibiting outside gatherings larger than 50 people: “It is distressing to see people in our community gathering in ways that dramatically increase the risk of spreading COVID-19 to others – especially as our city...

Statement From Mayor Lumumba on Recent Homicides

Posted on September 4, 2020

Statement from Mayor Lumumba on Recent Homicides as the City Heads Into Labor Day Weekend (Jackson, MS) – Friday, Mayor Lumumba issued a video statement today on Jackson’s recent spike in homicides as the city heads into Labor Day Weekend.  The text of the Mayor’s video statement is below. “I would like to begin by...

Hudspeth Regional Center to Recruit through Jobs for Jacksonians

Posted on September 2, 2020

Hudspeth Regional Center to Recruit through Jobs for Jacksonians (Jackson, MS) – Hudspeth Regional Center is hosting a recruiting session through the Jobs for Jacksonians program. It will be Wednesday, September 9th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Officials are seeking to recruit applicants interested in becoming: Direct Care Professionals: The job description is as...

The Young Futurist Project’s After School Virtual Program is Open for Registration Free for All JPS Students

Posted on September 1, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fallon Brewster Phone: 601.988.2539 fbrewster@jacksonmedicalmall.org The Young Futurist Project’s After School Virtual Program is Open for Registration Free for All JPS Students [JACKSON, MS, AUGUST 20, 2020] The Jackson Medical Mall Foundation Young Futurist Project’s 2020 Virtual After-School Program is now open for registration. The Young Futurists Project (YFP) was created in...

The Department of Parks & Recreation Announce Annual Mind, Body & Soul Race

Posted on August 28, 2020

The Department of Parks & Recreation Announce Annual Mind, Body, & Soul Race (JACKSON, Miss.) – The Department of Parks and Recreation will host its 3rdAnnual Mind, Body & Soul Race. This year's race will be Virtual. Run anywhere and upload your results to the RunKeeper app once you have registered on or before September...

Mayor Issues Sixth Safe Jackson Executive Order

Posted on August 26, 2020

MAYOR ISSUES SIXTH STAY SAFE JACKSON EXECUTIVE ORDER Bars Are Allowed to Reopen with Restrictions, 10/20 Rule Expanded to 20/50 (Jackson, MS) – Wednesday, c​iting the need to address both the pandemic and the economic needs of the city, Mayor Lumumba issued the Sixth Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order.  The executive order, which goes into...

City of Jackson Provides Storm Preparedness Resources

Posted on August 26, 2020

City of Jackson Provides Storm Preparedness Resources Sand Bag Pickup Hours and Important Storm Information for Residents (Jackson, MS) – In preparation for the pending storms, the City of Jackson has sandbags available to residents at 4225 Michael Avalon Street on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, from 5:00 pm -7:00 pm and Wednesday, August 26, 2020,...

Sundial Solar Power Developers, Inc to Recruit Through Jobs for Jacksonians

Posted on August 20, 2020

Sundial Solar Power Developers, Inc. is hosting a recruiting session through the Jobs for Jacksonians program. It will be Wednesday, August 26th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Officials are seeking to recruit applicants interested in becoming: Solar Sales Consultants Inside Sales Managers Outside Sales Representatives Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Installers Sundial Solar Power Developers, Inc....

Mayor Lumumba Extends Curfew As Part of City Efforts to Stem Coronavirus Spread

Posted on August 19, 2020

MAYOR FURTHER EXTENDS CURFEW AS PART OF CITY EFFORTS TO STEM CORONAVIRUS SPREAD  Tuesday, Mayor Lumumba has extended the city-wide curfew set to expire at 12 midnight on Wednesday, August 19th for five additional days.  As in the previous order, the curfew prohibits a range of non-essential pedestrian and vehicular movement during the hours of...

Mayor Extends Curfew and Amends Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order to Stem Coronavirus Spread

Posted on August 12, 2020

(Jackson, MS) - Tuesday, Mayor Lumumba has extended the city-wide curfew issued on August 6th commencing at 12 midnight on Wednesday, August 12th.   As in the previous order, the curfew prohibits a range of non-essential pedestrian and vehicular movement during the hours of midnight to 5:00 am for a period of five days.  After the...

Mayoral Curfew Order City of Jackson, Mississippi Effective Thursday 12 Midnight

Posted on August 4, 2020

Mayoral Curfew Order - Read the full Order here

Mayor Lumumba Signs Executive Order Closing Inside Bar Service And Continuing Limits on Social Gatherings

Posted on August 4, 2020

THIRD AMENDED STAY SAFE JACKSON EXECUTIVE ORDER
JULY 2020 NEWS

City of Jackson July 2020 Newsletter

Posted on July 20, 2020

EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it in the JULY 2020 Newsletter! In this issue we cover: Citywide Face Cover Mandate Vote to Relocate Andrew Jackson Statue Amended JPD Use of Force Policy Jackson Water Bill Blocked by Gov. Reeves Planetarium Progress Report Museum to Market Trail Groundbreaking Paving Season 2020: McDowell Rd Movies in the...
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PRESS RELEASE: Jackson Redevelopment Authority Welcomes New Executive Director

Posted on July 20, 2020

Seasoned Albany, Georgia developer selected as Jackson Redevelopment Authority leader. (JACKSON, Miss.) – Latoya Cutts, the former downtown manager and head of development for Albany, Georgia, has been named as the new executive director for the Jackson Redevelopment Authority (JRA). Cutts selection comes following a national search which included interview participation by members of the...
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