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News in Hinds County, Mississippi
Teacher pay raises one step closer
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:50:01 GMT
Under the plan, current Mississippi teachers would see a $3,500 increase in pay by July 2015.
STOKES: Who killed the Mayor?
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:15:23 GMT
It's been almost a week since former Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba died from what Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart dubbed natural causes. However, that's not enough to satisfy Hinds County District 5 Supervisor Kenneth Stokes.
AMBER ALERT: Madison County Toddler missing
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:50:48 GMT
MADISON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) Sunday evening, the Mississippi Highway Patrol issued an Amber Alert for two-year-old Myra Lewis of Camden. Multiple agencies are searching for a missing two-year-old,
Hinds County eyes Metrocenter mall property
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:48:30 GMT
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Hinds County is borrowing $8 million amid discussions of buying or leasing a portion of Jackson's Metrocenter mall for relocation of some local offices. The Clarion-Ledger reports (http://on.thec-l.com/1mEEAWU) that the city of Jackson, the Mississippi Department of Public Safety and the U.S. Army have ...
County, SPLC Disagree on Youth Jail Fixes
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 19:35:27 GMT
Children's advocates had worked with Hinds County officials to agree on a plan to improve conditions at Henley-Young, a facility designed to house children who have broken the law.
Maybank Baptist Church to host Blackwood Brothers concert
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 18:17:34 GMT
Maybank Bpatist Church next to Mack's Fish Camp will host The Blackwood Brothers in concert.
More government offices mulling move to Metro Center
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:51:47 GMT
The Hinds County Sheriff's Department is finalizing a deal to move some operations to Metro Center Mall, and other County departments are thinking about it.
Hinds County Board of Supervisors Meeting
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 06:20:52 GMT
The Hinds County Board of Supervisors views itself and County government as being a service organization fully committed to improving the overall quality of life for the citizens of Hinds County.
William Carey eyes potential rural residency program
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 21:48:07 GMT
William Carey University will graduate its first class from the Osteopathic School this May, but according to the school's Dean, 90 percent of those students will leave the state of Mississippi to complete their residency.
State’s first human case of West Nile in 2014 identified
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:18:49 GMT
HINDS COUNTY — The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) has identified the state’s first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) for 2014. The reported case is in Hinds County.