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Yarber in fighting mood as Bryant signs Jackson-Evers takeover

Gov. Phil Bryant’s signing Wednesday of a bill giving control of Jackson-Medgar Evers International Airport and Hawkins Field to the state led Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber to pledge a constitutional challenge of the takeover. Yarber said in an emailed statement that he will “stand up for the city’s residents when it comes to unconstitutional measures.” The bill shifts policy making ...

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Jackson City Council confirms appointees

The Jackson City Council has confirmed Mayor Tony Yarber’s appointees to the Historic Preservation Commission, Jackson Zoo Board, Jackson School Board and a new director of Planning and Development. The mayor has appointed Eric Anthony Jefferson director of Planning and Development. Jefferson is currently a transportation engineer and planner with Stantec Consulting. He was previously employed as the engineering manager ...

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