Jackson News

Floods Put Mississippi Capital in ‘Precarious Situation’

JACKSON, Miss. — With the waters in the Pearl River continuing to rise in and around Mississippi’s capital city and more rain on the way this week, the governor warned residents that it would be days before flood waters start …

Jackson Outlaws Cellphone Use While Driving

The town of Jackson, Wyo., has banned the use of cellphones while driving or biking. The Jackson Town Council approved the ban on Monday but the new ordinance doesn’t take effect until March 1. Mayor Mark Barron tells the Jackson …