Mayor vs. City Council: Jackson Garbage Dispute In Court Thursday As Contract Ends
Due to disagreement between Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba and the Jackson City Council, the fate of garbage collection in Mississippi’s capital city is still uncertain just one day before the current contract expires. The Jackson City Council and Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba are to appear before Hinds County Chancery Court Judge Tiffany Grove on Thursday, Sept. 30.
16-Year-Old Student Dies After School Ends Mask Mandate, Citing Declining Cases
Landon Woodson had “always been healthy until Covid,” his mother insisted in a Sept. 23 Facebook post. But two days later, the North Pontotoc High School football player died of COVID-19 in a Memphis Children’s Hospital after suffering cardiac arrest, she wrote.
Gov. Tate Reeves Says Medical Marijuana Session “Sooner, Rather Than Later”
Gov. Tate Reeves is not quite ready to call a special session to establish a medical marijuana program for Mississippi, but a session is likely soon.