GE Appliances to create 100 jobs in Jackson County
Gov. Nathan Deal has announced GE Appliances, a manufacturer of household appliances, will create 100 jobs and invest $55 million in a new Southeast Region Appliance Distribution Center in Commerce.
100-year-old log cabin stops traffic in Jackson County
Hays House Moving is moving a major part of the Wilson House to its new site at Shepard State Park in Gautier from Interstate 10. Movers had to stop traffic of the interstate to take it up and over the Mississippi 57 overpass, then down twisting Graveline Road to the park.
DFL taps top Tina Smith aide as new executive director
Minnesota's Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party has hired a longtime party organizer and top political aide to U.S. Sen. Tina Smith to as its new executive director.
San Rafael’s Bloom celebrates 20 years, names new executive director
Bloom, a volunteer-based nonprofit in San Rafael that provides complimentary wardrobes and life skills training to those in need, has hired a new executive director and is celebrating 20 years in b…
100 Black Men of Atlanta Appoints New Executive Director and COO
Anthony Flynn is the newly appointed executive director and chief operating officer of the 100 Black Men Of Atlanta Inc., one of the city’s most influential African-American organizations focused o…
'Fresh ideas and leadership': Mississippi Wildlife Federation names new executive director
Mississippi Wildlife Federation hopes to grow membership and events such as the Mississippi Wildlife Extravaganza.
Car fire on Interstate 10 in Jackson County stalls traffic
Drivers traveling eastbound on Interstate 10 near the 57 mile marker should expect delays as officials work to put out a vehicle fire.
Update: Coroner identifies victim of I-10 wreck in Jackson County
A Jackson County crash that left one dead and several injured occurred less than an hour after authorities responded to another wreck just down the road.
Debbie Armstrong retiring as executive director of visitors bureau after 13 years
She's been with DeKalb County Convention & Visitor's Bureau for 13 years
Cine Las Americas names Jean Lauer new executive director before annual film festival
Cine Las Americas, the Austin-based nonprofit behind the international film festival featuring Latino and indigenous movies, has named Jean Lauer its new
Coca-Cola employees have gone on strike. What does this mean for Jackson County?
Employees with Coca-Cola United located in Jackson County MS have gone on strike after being unable to come to an agreement with the company over new labor contract negotiations.
How will the 2020 Census take stock of LA County’s homeless population?
It’s a group that’s notoriously difficult to count — a diverse, elusive and growing population, especially in Los Angeles County.
Former Carroll football coach Jerry Long arrested in Jackson County: Here's what we know
Former Carroll football coach Jerry Long was arrested in Jackson County on Friday. He is accused of having an improper relationship with a student.
How businesses can help solve Orange County homelessness
Homelessness is not a positive indicator, to say the least, and as OC United Way reminds us, these are family members, workers, neighbors, students and veterans.
Director's Desk: What’s happening on the homeless front
From the Legislature to the Portland mayor's office to you It’s a question I get a lot Israel, can you explain to me what’s going on out there Let’s start with Salem. Housing legislation is moving forward on important eviction protections, inclusionary zoning, and investments for homeless and housing services. Is it the package we wanted? No. Will it move the issue forward? Yes. The new…
Reform at top of Brown's list as new BMHA executive director
Topping the list of Gillian Brown's goals to reform the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority: reorganizing the staff, resolving lingering ...
Jackson County judge runoff came down to 88 votes. Learn more about the 2 candidates.
MS attorneys Tanya Hasbrouck and Ashlee Cole Trehern will face off in the Nov. 27 run-off elections for the Chancery Court seat that serves Jackson, George and Greene counties.
Palm Beach County goal: Help 100 homeless veterans in 111 days
Palm Beach County is starting a campaign that aims to give every homeless veteran a place to live.Various organizations and nonprofits are banding
United Way of King County aims to cut homelessness in half by 2020
United Way of King County was briefly in the spotlight in July when word broke that the Meals on Wheels program, which brings food to homebound seniors, was in crisis resulting from a loss of funding from the philanthropic organization The organization made that move almost a year ago when it created its five-year strategic plan for 2020. Its new priorities would be homeless and low-income…
Homeless to deliverance: How God, ARM got Jackson man off the streets
“But God … that’s the only way I can explain it. The only way I can explain any of this … but God.”