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Another Amazon center to be opened in north 2019-11-19 17:30:28  MBJ staff Amazon is locating its second Mississippi fulfillment center in north Mississippi. It will create 500 new full-time jobs at the facil

Presley elected president of national group 2019-11-19 17:15:31MBJ staff The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) has elected Mississippi Public Service Commission Chairman Brandon Pres

Timko ‘Proud and Blessed’ for Stennis Space Center 2019-11-19 12:39:51Cheryl Timko has a primarily “low-profile” position in NASA’s Stennis Space Center Office of Procurement, but she has a definite fro

Anderson Diabetes program named Top Performer 2019-11-19 12:35:51Anderson Diabetes Center’s Denise Roberts, RD, LD, CDE (left) and Terri Patterson, RN, BSN, CDE are recipients of the Top Performance Award from

NASA Space Flight Awareness Program recognizes Stennis employee 2019-11-19 12:35:30Stennis Space Center employee Mike Beech of Carriere was recognized by NASA’s Space Flight Awareness Program with an Honoree Award for outstandi

Kinds named vice-president elect for state’s National Organization 2019-11-19 12:32:26A Mississippi Valley State University staff member was selected to serve as vice president for a state organization dedicated to ensuring student succ

Waste Pro appoints new division manager in Jackson 2019-11-19 12:30:49Waste Pro announced the promotion of Stormy Lewis to the position of Division Manager in Jackson. Lewis, a second-generation garbage woman, joined Was

Renasant promotes Spearman to Executive Vice President 2019-11-19 12:30:21Renasant announced that Stacy Spearman was named Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director for the Renasant Financial Services Division of

Johnson named Hattiesburg Clinic’s Employee of the Quarter 2019-11-19 12:28:17Renea Johnson, a Chronic Care Management nurse with the Quality Management department, has been chosen Hattiesburg Clinic’s Employee of the Thir

NASA Space Flight Awareness Program recognizes Stennis employee 2019-11-19 12:26:54Stennis Space Center employee Jim Mirandy of Bay St. Louis was recognized by NASA’s Space Flight Awareness Program with an Honoree Award for out

 Millsaps to close Cabot Lodge Hotel by end 2019-11-18 19:53:08MBJ staff The Cabot Lodge Hotel at Millsaps College is scheduled to close by the end of the year as a long-term lease to operate the hotel comes to an

Petition drive highlights effort to save Sun-n-Sand motel 2019-11-18 19:34:32  By Jack Weatherly The Mississippi Heritage Trust has asked the state Department of Archives and History (DAH) to declare the vacant Sun-n-Sand

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Science shows spanking can negatively affect children's behavior New! 2020-02-19 13:53:00Corporal punishment at a young age can cause major problems down the road.

Whoa! Ladder pierces windshield of vehicle traveling on New! 2019-11-20 12:38:00Amazingly, the driver sustained only minor injuries.

Zebulum James blames fatal shooting spree on mental New! 2019-11-20 12:37:00A man accused of killing two women in a 2015 shooting spree has fired his lawyer and is representing himself during his trial this week.

Lizzo leads Grammy nominations with 8. Here are New! 2019-11-20 12:32:00The Grammys are screaming "Cuz I Love You" to Lizzo: The breakthrough singer-rapper scored a whopping eight nominations.

Watch live impeachment hearings: EU ambassador says everyone New! 2019-11-20 12:20:00Trump’s ambassador to the European Union, an Oregon hotelier and million-dollar Trump donor, Gordon Sondland has said he cannot recall many of t

American Medical Association calls for immediate ban on New! 2019-11-20 12:16:00“It’s simple. We must keep nicotine products out of the hands of young people.”

Infant care at Brandon day care suspended indefinitely New! 2019-11-20 11:55:00The Mississippi State Department of Health has made a ruling about a Brandon day care after a baby died in August.

Mysterious comet will cause a rare 'Unicorn' meteor New! 2019-11-20 11:36:00The rare dazzling display in the night sky that could include up to 400 meteors!

Reporter chugging coffee in the audience becomes unintended New! 2019-11-20 11:27:00It was her first cup of coffee of the day, which she intended to drink down to the last drop. But she had no idea she was on camera at the time.

Two US service members die in a helicopter New! 2019-11-20 11:22:00The names of the service members who were killed have not been released.

Food delivery service DoorDash sued over claims the New! 2019-11-20 11:20:00DoorDash is being sued by the Washington, D.C., attorney general over allegedly deceiving customers with a controversial tipping policy.

California wildfire caused $500,000 in damage to Reagan New! 2019-11-20 11:04:00The library's "entire network box -- all internet, network and cabling that the campus operates on was burned," according to the library spokespers

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Historic Designation Considered for Iconic Jackson Hotel New! 2019-11-20 11:41:26JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A hotel that was a gathering spot for Mississippi lawmakers and lobbyists may be saved from demolition if it can become a

Suit Seeks to Block Prosecutor from Excluding Black 2019-11-19 16:59:34Four black voters and a branch of the NAACP sued a Mississippi prosecutor on Monday, asking a federal judge to order him to stop excluding African Ame

Report: Mississippi Laws Cause ‘Extreme’ Prison Sentences 2019-11-19 16:27:27JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s habitual offender laws are causing “extreme” prison sentences that are disproportionally a

Museum After Hours: Music in Motion 2019-11-19 13:25:54On the third Thursday of every month, the Mississippi Museum of Art hosts a Museum After Hours event, each having its own theme. During these events,

Jackson Zoo Receives $50,000 from County; Road and 2019-11-19 13:08:25The Jackson Zoo will benefit from a $50,000 grant from the Hinds County Board of Supervisors. The board voted 3 to 1 Monday, reversing its earlier dec

It's Official: Dem Shanda Yates Ousts 32-Year Republican 2019-11-18 18:02:21Shanda Yates, a 38-year-old Jackson-area attorney, has ousted Billy Denny, a top Republican in the Mississippi House of Representatives who first won

Voting Suit Challenges Mississippi Law on Citizenship Proof 2019-11-18 17:10:44JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A new federal lawsuit challenges a Jim Crow-era law in Mississippi that requires naturalized U.S. citizens to show proof o

US Softening Position on Israeli Settlements in West 2019-11-18 16:42:29WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday that the U.S. is softening its position on Israeli settlements in the occupied

Trump's Tupelo Visit Boosted Dems More Than GOP 2019-11-18 13:57:18President Donald Trump's visit to Tupelo earlier this month may have boosted Mississippi Democrats more than Republicans in the northeast part of the

Hello Kitty Cafe Jackson Stop, Fauna Foodworks Dinner 2019-11-18 13:42:49The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck, a traveling food truck that debuted in 2014, will come to the Jackson metro for the first time on Saturday, Nov. 23, from

Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities' Torchbearers Celebration 2019-11-18 13:22:06Instituted in 1989, the Mississippi Coalition for Citizens is a nonprofit that serves Mississippi's disabled communities. The organization is compris

10 Local Stories of the Week 2019-11-18 07:00:00There's never a slow news week in Jackson, Miss., and last week was no exception. Here are the local stories JFP reporters brought you in case you mi

The Mississippi Link

Archie’s District 2 place of residence in question 2019-10-31 00:18:14By Othor Cain, Editor, For the second time in this election cycle David Archie defeated Darrel McQuirter in the Hinds County Supervisor District 2 rac

Former Congressman John Conyers has died at 90 2019-10-31 00:16:04By Frederick H. Lowe, TriceEdneyWire.com, John Conyers, Jr. the longest serving African-American member of Congress and co-founder in 1969 of the Cong

Commentary: Your Vote Matters 2019-10-31 00:15:15By Oleta Fitzgerald, Executive Director, Children’s Defense, Fund- Southern Regional Office, Mississippi heroes like Fannie Lou Hamer and Medgar

Trump is not alone among Americans in failing 2019-10-31 00:06:50By Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. Founder and President of Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Donald Trump’s use of the term “lynching” to describe th

Willie Simmons for Transportation Commissioner Central District 2019-10-30 23:47:58electwilliesimmons.com, The Man Simmons graduated from Hinds County Agricultural High School, Utica Junior College and Alcorn State University and ent

Happy 6th Birthday Katrina Myricks 2019-10-23 22:27:53By Othor Cain, Editor, A thriver in education, Katrina Myricks is a business professor at Holmes Community College. A thriver in community service, My

NAACP president: Rep. Elijah Cummings was our champion 2019-10-23 22:26:45By Derrick Johnson, President and CEO, NAACP, The world has lost a champion for civil rights, an esteemed activist, and a titanic figure in the fight

Celebrating 26 years, our work isn’t done 2019-10-23 22:25:07By Othor Cain, Editor, This month The Mississippi Link turns 26! By any standard, that’s a major accomplishment. I wanted to use the word &lsquo

This flu season UMMC experts plan to call 2019-10-23 22:24:05The Mississippi Link Newswire, When Australia coughs, America listens. “Australia’s flu season can be a precursor to ours in the United St

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