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The City of Hattiesburg and Forrest County Prepares to Host the 28th Annual National Night Out Against Crime

  National Night Out Against Crime Kick-Off Parade and Party will be held on Thursday, July 28, 2011.  Mayor Johnny L. DuPree will begin the parade at 5:30 p.m., on the steps of City Hall. The parade processional will leave City Hall and march to Town Square Park, located on the corner of Buschman and […]

Derek Luke to join TNT’s HawthoRNe

JANS-Actor Derek Luke has joined the cast of Jada Pinkett Smith’s production HawthoRNe as Dr.Miles Bourdet, protege to Dr. Tom Wakefield, you can also see Luke in the recently released summer blockbuster Captain America where he plays iconic comic character Gabe Jones.

Obama addresses the nation on the debt crisis

            Obama adresses the nation on debt crisis

Baptists bring the ‘good news’ to Jackson

[swfobject]4624[/swfobject] Ushers attending the state convention were (back row, l-r): Lula Hudson, JoAnn Anderson, Betty Johnson, Earlean Collier, Willie Mae Smith, Lilly Winters Adams, Ruth Davis, Geraldine Burch, Bessie R. Thurman, and Lena M. Kimbrough; (2nd row, l-r): Frankie Irving, Mary A. Schaffer, Fannie Shields, Shalanda Smith, Patricia Lee, Kathy Redmon and Anna Jal Bell; […]

Baptists bring the ‘good news’ to Jackson

The 122nd Annual Session of the General Missionary Baptist State Convention of Mississippi, Inc., was a huge success due largely to the diligent efforts of the Usher’s Ministry. They were on hand for the entire convention in downtown Jackson July 18-22, 2011, providing nonstop assistance to those in need of locating a seat at the […]

Baptists bring the ‘good news’ to Jackson

On hand to make sure everything went according to planned at the State Baptist Convention meetings were a few of its most faithful members: (l-r) Emma Hurley, Frances Stubbs, Esther Rigsby and Dorothy P. Williams.

Baptists bring the ‘good news’ to Jackson

          Leading the cause for Christ at this year’s session of the Baptist Convention are (l-r): Isiac Jackson, Jr., President; Matthew Canada, Executive Secretary; Melvin Montgomery, Treasurer; and Thomas Morris, State Congress Director. (Photo: Chunta Mosley)

Cochran Firm featured in HBO’s Mann v. Ford new documentary on environmental racism

  By Earnest McBride JA Contributing Editor It took the remarkable foresight of the late Johnny Cochran to bring together two such distant and disparate humans as the self-described bleach-blonde “Barbie,” Vicki Gilliam of Clinton, MS, and carioca-hued Wayne Mann of the Ramapough Mountain Indian Tribe of New Jersey. Before he died in March 2005, […]

The BancorpSouth/MS Sports Hall of Fame Weekend

Friday, July 29-Sunday, July 31 The BancorpSouth/MS Sports Hall of Fame Weekend will be held at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum (1152 Lakeland Drive). On July 29, 2011, the Induction Banquet will be held at the Jackson Marriott. The Induction banquet for the 2011 Hall of Famers which include Jeff Brantley, Rita Easterling, […]

Women’s Day program

Sunday, July 24 Hill of Zion M.B. Church will have its annual Women’s Day program at 10:30 a.m. The guest speaker will be Evangelist Jean Plair-Jackson. For more information, call 601-866-7034. , Hill of Zion M.B. Church is located at 1079 Annie Fortner Rd., Bolton, MS.