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Hinds County Supervisors Say Nov. 3 Election Safe

Members of the Hinds County Board of Supervisors sought to allay the fears of some about voting on Nov. 3 at their meeting Monday.

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City Starts Public Engagement to Craft New Comprehensive Plan

The people of Jackson have the opportunity to contribute to a new comprehensive plan for the city, with the public engagement phase lasting for the next three months, Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba and Director of Planning and Development Jordan Hillman said at a press conference Monday.

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Jesse Davenport

Jesse Davenport was one of the founders of Vicksburg-based Foam Packaging and, during his time there, he used his skills as a tool and die maker to design a mold that was used to produce the first 18-count Polystyrene egg carton in the nation.

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Obama Endorses Espy in US Senate Contest in Mississippi

Mike Espy, a Democrat trying to unseat a Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi, said Wednesday that he has received his “biggest endorsement yet,” from former President Barack Obama.

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Sports Complex Planned at Former Mississippi Water Park Site

A sports complex is being planned at the site of a former water park near Mississippi's capital city, according to officials.

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Jarod “Snoop” Conner

Jarod Conner, also known as “Snoop” on the UM roster, didn’t have the fastest start to the 2020 season. Against the University of Florida, Conner ran the ball eight times for 26 yards with a touchdown and one catch for five yards.

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Frank Gore, Jr.

Against the Mean Green, USM rushed for 202 yards as a team with freshman running back Frank Gore, Jr. leading the way with 130 yards. It has been rough for the Miami, Fla., native as he has struggled to get going until that point.

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USM Trombonist Livestream and Sports Safety Conference, MSU Revised 2021 Spring Calendar

Brass faculty at the University of Southern Mississippi will partner with virtuoso trombonist Wycliffe Gordon to conduct a live streaming event on Oct. 29 at 1 p.m. Gordon is a former member of the Wynton Marsalis Septet and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and has been a featured guest artist on Billy Taylor's "Jazz at the Kennedy Center" Series. He is a visiting artist in jazz studies at Arizona State University in Phoenix and is director of jazz studies at Augusta University in Augusta, Ga.