State’s top health officer moves to improve access to coronavirus testing

Doctors can submit more patient samples for testing. More lab test kits available but supply still limited. ‘We (public) are where we need to be with concern. Some people are too concerned, some people aren’t concerned enough … Most people are not going to get COVID-19. But more people are going to get sick,’ state’s top health officer said

‘What happened to Farish Street?’: Accounting for millions of dollars, opportunities lost in a historic Jackson community

In the past four decades, at least $50 million in taxpayer funds, loans, grants as well as private investment has been spent or committed to redevelopment efforts in the historic African American district. Now that a six-year court fight is over, neighbors and city leaders say they have renewed hope for a Farish Street comeback