Jackson Municipal Airport Authority hires new Chief Operating Officer

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority is pleased to announce that Perry J. Miller has accepted the position of Chief Operating Officer at Jackson Municipal Airport Authority. Perry J. Miller, served as General Manager at William P. Hobby International Airport, in Houston, TX. Prior to this appointment, Miller oversaw the re-establishment of international service at Hobby, […]

Jacob J. Cuzdey: Still Serving His Nation

Today, Americans pause to honor their military veterans and thank them for their service. It is a national holiday in the USA. Banks, schools, post offices, and most other government offices are closed. Millions are given the day off from work. Among these veterans we honor on this day is former Marine Jacob J. Cuzdey. […]

Vitter named Chancellor of the University of Mississippi

The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning announced today the unanimous decision to name Dr. Jeffrey S. Vitter as Chancellor of the University of Mississippi. A renowned computer scientist and academic leader, Dr. Vitter currently serves as provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of Kansas. “Dr. Vitter is, without a […]

MS NAACP State Convention

Join the NAACP Mississippi State Conference for its 70th Annual State Convention and Policy Institute October 29-31, 2015 at the Jackson Convention Complex. This year’s convention theme is “Pursuing Liberty in the Face of Injustice” and will focus on the modern-day attempts to roll back the progress of the civil rights era and our efforts […]

UM Takes Down State Flag

University administrators heed campus-wide call to remove banner Staff Report OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi Police Department officers lowered and furled the state flag in a Lyceum Circle ceremony as the campus opened Monday morning. The flag will be preserved in the University Archives along with resolutions from students, faculty and staff calling for […]

Metro Police join forces with TSU

JANS – A dice game gone bad late Thursday night in the courtyard behind the Floyd-Payne Campus Center at Tennessee State University escalated into an argument, then fist fight and ended in gunfire killing 19 year old Cameron Selmon from Memphis and injuring three females. Tennessee State University has increased campus patrol with the addition […]

Campus Shooting

Metro Nashville Police are continueing to investigate the campus shooting. The names of the victims are pending release upon notification of their families. Two TSU students were transported to an area hospital for treatment of injuries not considered life threatening. One has been released. Another student was injured but did not seek medical attention. Nashville […]



Hinds County Tax Forfeited Auction receives record bid amounts

JANS – Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber announced a record-breaking response to the Hinds County tax-forfeited auction. The Secretary of State’s Office partnered with the City of Jackson to auction 360 parcels in Hinds County with an estimated value of $14.6-Million. “Any funds received from these properties is a major […]

Jackson Airport Firefighters Association “Fills the Boot” for MDA

Members of the Jackson Airport Firefighters Association (JAFA) Need Your Help to Fill Their Boots! Airport Fire Fighters are out with their Boots as part of the North American “Fill the Boot Campaign” to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) at the JacksonMedgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN). Please be sure to help […]