As Rankin County Schools Ditch Mask Mandates, Jackson Requires Vaccines for Teachers
A tale of two school districts is playing out in and around the Mississippi capital city. As Jackson Public Schools become one of the first in the state to mandate COVID-19 vaccines or weekly testing for employees, students in the nearby suburban Rankin County School District will no longer be required to wear masks.
Due to Garbage Contract Dispute, Environmental Crisis Looms in the City of Jackson
Seven days from now, the current City of Jackson contract with Waste Management Inc. for garbage disposal will end. That means one week away from possible apocalyptic consequences, at least by sanitation standards, after the Jackson City Council yesterday reversed the declaration of emergency that Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba declared on Friday, Sept. 17, after […]