Date For Special Election - - Jackson, MS

Date For Special Election

Jackson City Council Will Set Date

Good evening this is Maggie Wade with a look ahead at some of the stories we'll have for you tonight at 10 on WLBT.

Jackson City Council members will meet Monday to set the date for a special election to replace Mayor Chokwe Lumumba.  We'll have continuing coverage of the Mayor's sudden death and what is next for the City of Jackson.

Scott County parents hear from the conservator appointed by the State Department of Education on plans to move the school district ahead. Annette Peagler will have the latest.

Mississippi Mayors want to follow Jackson's lead and allow their residents to vote on a tax hike to make improvements. We'll tell you about their rally at the State Capitol.

Teeth shattering cold is back!  How long will the frigid temperatures last?  Chief Meteorologist Dave Roberts will tell us in the First Alert Forecast!

And Sports Director Rob Jay will have basketball highlights from Ole Miss and Alabama, Mississippi State and Tennessee and the M-A-I-S quarterfinals!

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