Jackson’s water system is failing and all water across the city is entirely unsafe to drink, officials said at an emergency briefing Monday night. State leadership have warned all residents of Mississippi’s capital city to boil water before drinking or even brushing their teeth.
JACKSON, Miss.—The O.B. Curtis Water Treatment facility is experiencing significant challenges due to the increased water flow from the Ross Barnett Reservoir, which is hampering treatment processes at the facility and leading to city-wide water-pressure reduction in Jackson. Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba disclosed during a Monday press briefing on the effect of the Pearl River […]
Deputy Editor Azia Wiggins and Publisher and Chief Revenue Officer Kimberly Griffin are helping lead a new, three-pronged approach to journalism in Mississippi and the United States: systemic reporting. Now, they’re both nominated for national nonprofit-news awards.
Jeremy Knott, once a student of Dr. Will Smith’s at Callaway High School, worked alongside Smith as a teacher and administrative intern at Utica Elementary and Middle School. He is now the principal of Crystal Springs Middle School.