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JSU’s Sonic Boom Performs In Biden-Harris Inaugural Celebration

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson State University’s Sonic Boom of the South performed virtually during the We Are One inauguration celebration for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. The band was featured in the We Are One virtual event celebrating the diversity of America in advance of the inauguration of Biden. We Are One was streamed live on Tuesday, Jan. 19, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. CST atbideninaugural.org/watch. Hosted by Terrence J, We Are One honor the Black community and African Diaspora through powerful speakers, inspiring stories and musical entertainment. Inaugural event to celebrate […]Read more >
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Captain Ross retires from Hinds County Sheriff’s Office

By Anna Farish
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HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – After 37 years in law enforcement, Captain Nathaniel Ross retired from the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday. He said 2020 was a tough year for everyone, but now that he’s on the other side, he said it was time to pass the baton. Ross thanked Sheriff Lee Vance for the recognition. "I’ve enjoyed it; just being a supervisor, working with others, and I was always the one that wanted to do a good job. And I’ve tried to do a good job in everything that I did," he said. Ross said he’s looking forward to retirement. […]Read more >
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BBB warns of scams related to COVID-19 vaccine

By Dominique O'Neill
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  • Christy Strickland, with the BBB, said patients should watch out for fake websites.
  • ( WHLT ) - Officials with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) are warning patients to be on the lookout for scams related to the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Hinds County leaders honor two centenarians with resolutions

By Anna Farish
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HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Hinds County Board of Supervisors honored two centenarians with a resolution on Tuesday. Thelma Moore was born on December 11, 1920. She just turned 100 years old. The mother of eight owned Morning Star Grocery Store in Edwards. One of her songs accepted the recognition on her behalf. "I know my mom is one of a kind. There are not too many of us that live to accomplish that mile stone that my mama has done," said James Moore. Hinds County leaders also recognized Ellen Newsome, who is 102 years old. She was born on February 24, 1918. […]Read more >