Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:32:23 GMT
CANDIDATE VOTES PERCENT Chokwe A. Lumumba 00,000 00% Tony Yarber 00,000 00%More >>
Chokwe Antar Lumumba and Tony Yarber are in a runoff election to become the next mayor of Jackson. The latest returns are here.More >>
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -
Jackson voters have promoted a city councilman to lead the Capital City.
Mayor elect Tony Yarber entered to cheers at the packed ballroom at the
King Edward. He began his speech to supporters with a prayer of
The 36 year old was joined by his wife Rosalind,
three children, mother and sister. He thanked his opponent Chokwe Antar
Lumumba and his father the late Mayor Chokwe Lumumba and promised not to
forget his vision.
When he arrived at the celebration after attending Tuesday's city council meeting he was ahead by more than 2,000 votes.
Mayor Gary Rhodes was among those attending the celebrations. Yarber
pledged that his administration would reach out to and work with
neighboring cities and counties to build a stronger metro area.
a vote for experience. it's a vote for unity. it's a vote for the
candidate who has the ability to bring all people together who can do
this job tomorrow," said Mayor Elect Yarber.
The south Jackson
resident plans to take the Oath of Office Wednesday and immediately
begin working on making appointments to the commission to oversee the
implementation of the one cent sales tax infrastructure plan.
Monday, September 15 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:39:25 GMT
Horrific details of a southern Indiana homicide were released Monday, including allegations that Joseph Oberhansley ate portions of Tammy Jo Blanton's brain, heart and lungs after stabbing her to death.More >>
Horrific details of a southern Indiana homicide were released Monday, including allegations that Joseph Oberhansley ate portions of Tammy Jo Blanton's brain, heart and lungs after stabbing her to death. More >>
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Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-09-16 04:12:02 GMT
The Madison County Sheriff's Department has made an arrest of a drug dealer who has allegedly been distributing 25i, the synthetic LSD. Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker says that Kaleb K. ChhabraMore >>
Drug agents say synthetic drugs are becoming more popular in Mississippi, including one called 25i, also known as a synthesized form of LSD.More >>
Thursday, September 11 2014 2:31 AM EDT2014-09-11 06:31:36 GMT
Miss Mississippi, Jasmine Murray competed in swimsuit and evening wear preliminaries Tuesday night. The winners in the first night of preliminary competition were, Miss Ohio, Mackenzie Bart in Talent,More >>
Wednesday night it was Talent night where Miss Mississippi sang, Something's Gotta Hold On Me, which she also sang at the Miss Mississippi Pageant in July.More >>