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  BORDC: Resolution Details - Jackson, Mississippi
REQUEST public libraries within the City of Jackson to post in a prominent place within the library a notice to library users as follows: “NOTICE: Under Section 215 of the federal USA PATRIOT Act (Public Law 107-56), records of the books and other materials you borrow from this library may be obtained by federal agents.
DIRECTS the City Clerk to transmit a copy of this resolution to the Mississippi Governor, and appropriate members of the Mississippi State Legislature, accompanied by a letter urging them to ensure that state anti-terrorism laws and policies be implemented in a manner that does not infringe on civil liberties as described in this resolution.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the CITY OF JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI supports the sunset of key provisions of the PATRIOT Act and increased Congressional oversight over the role of the agencies responsible for enforcing the law; and
www.bordc.org /detail.php?id=264   (1318 words)

  Jackson, Mississippi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jackson is the capital and the largest city of Mississippi, a state of the United States of America.
Jackson's economic growth was stimulated in the 1930s by the discovery of natural gas fields nearby.
Jackson is located on the Pearl River, and is served by the Ross Barnett Reservoir, which forms a section of the Pearl River and is located northeast of Jackson on the border between Madison and Rankin counties.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jackson,_Mississippi   (3235 words)

 Jackson (Mississippi) - MSN Encarta
Jackson (Mississippi), city in the central part of Mississippi, capital of the state, and seat of Hinds County.
In 1821 it became the state capital and was named in honor of Andrew Jackson, then a military hero for his campaigns in the South against the British and Native Americans and later the nation’s seventh president.
Jackson covers a land area of 272 sq km (105 sq mi), with a mean elevation of 86 m (283 ft).
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 Jackson County, Mississippi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jackson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.
About 10.50% of families and 12.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.80% of those under age 18 and 12.10% of those age 65 or over.
The Delta - Golden Triangle - Gulf Coast - Jackson Metro - Memphis Metro - Natchez District - Pine Belt
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jackson_County,_Mississippi   (407 words)

 Mississippi Heritage Trust - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Heritage Trust - Jackson, MS The goal of the 10 Most Endangered Historic Places list in Mississippi is to raise awareness about the most threatened historic places in Mississippi and the dangers they are facing which could lead to their destruction.
The Mississippi Heritage Trust (MHT) was established in 1992 as the only statewide non-profit preservation organization in Mississippi to serve as a unified voice for preservation in state.
The Mississippi Heritage Trust is one of the leaders in the statewide preservation movement along with the Mississippi Department of Archives and History and the Mississippi Main Street Association.
www.mississippiheritage.com /about.html   (476 words)

 Eudora Welty: A Hometown Perspective   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History The Papers and Manuscripts of Eudora Welty are housed and maintained by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
In 1996 a week-long conference, a special tribute to Eudora Welty, was held in Jackson, concurrently with a Writers'; Conference of the Mississippi Writers Association.
In the spring of 1997 the Eudora Welty Society and Millsaps College co-sponsored a scholarly conference entitled Eudora Welty, Mississippi Home Ties which was directed by Dr. Marrs and which drew participants from across the country and from Denmark and France as well.
library.millsaps.edu /library/administration/eudora.shtml   (955 words)

 Angela Jackson, Mississippi poet from Ponotoc
Also, during the 1970's in Chicago, Jackson became one of the most desired readers and performers because she was able to master the art of pause and rhythm during a performance.
Jackson intrigues the reader by her punctuation and placement of words on the page, her incredible metaphors, and her ability to help the reader relate to her everyday life.
In her poem "The Autumn Men," Jackson speaks of the familiar smells and scenes of the men of the family raking leaves and taking care of yard work while the young girls think about their chance to love and be loved in that atmosphere.
www.shs.starkville.k12.ms.us /mswm/MSWritersAndMusicians/writers/AngelaJackson/AngelaJackson.html   (1076 words)

 Jackson Florist | Flower Delivery Jackson, Mississippi (MS) | Florists in Jackson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The population of Jackson is approximately 202,064 (1999).
Jackson is positioned 32.32 degrees north of the equator and 90.20 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Our Jackson, Mississippi florist directory is provided through a strategic partnership with Regional Direct.com, which has established partnerships with the most reliable, customer service-driven area Jackson florist and florists in Mississippi, including Jackson, Mississippi.
www.albanywebsites.com /ex/asp/city.Jackson-Mississippi-Florist-MS/CityId.17378/xe/florists-flower-delivery.htm   (427 words)

 Republican challenger unseats Musgrove - The Clarion-Ledger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The voting Tuesday capped months of campaigning that put Mississippi in the national spotlight, pitting a well-known GOP operative critical of state spending against an incumbent who touted his efforts to improve education and job creation.
But despite the negativity, voters turned out at the polls for the candidates, including one Musgrove supporter who said she was turned off by the fact that Barbour has made millions and insisted that his policies would not bode well for poor people.
Barbour, a Yazoo City native, is a former chairman of the Republican National Committee and is known for orchestrating the 1994 Republican takeover of Congress.
www.clarionledger.com /news/0311/05/ma01.html   (888 words)

The point is that the Jackson movement was prevented from reaching its potential -- by people who were supposedly its friends and allies.
Jackson, of course, was not the first place in history this has occurred -- and it won't be the last.
John Salter, an intelligent and provocative leader of just causes wrote this personal memoir of his work in Jackson Mississippi with Medgar Evers, the citizens of that town, and their struggle for equality in that embattled era.
www.hunterbear.org /jackson.htm   (1854 words)

 Jackson Women's Health Organization, Mississippi - Abortion Clinics OnLine
Jackson Women's Health Organization is a State-licensed outpatient facility which specializes in reproductive health care including emotionally supportive abortion care.
By Mississippi State law, State mandated information has to be given in person at least 24 hours prior to the abortion procedure.
Jackson Women's Health Organization provides low-cost gynecological care in a supportive atmosphere.
gynpages.com /jwho   (1094 words)

 St. Moses the Black Priory, Jackson, Mississippi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
With the approval of the Chapter and the Council, the Priory of St. Moses the Black was formally established with three confreres on September 9, 1990 by Abbot Mackin in the presence of Bishop William Houck, residential bishop of Jackson.
The Norbertines of Jackson, both priests and brothers, live the canonical life in the Priory and exercise ministry in West Jackson.
We are seeking a new location, in cooperation with the Diocese of Jackson, where we might jointly build a Priory for our use and a Conference/Retreat Center for the diocese.
www.snc.edu /norbertines/jackson.html   (790 words)

 Jackson, Mississippi (MS) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, news, ...
Back to Jackson, MS housing info, Hinds County, Mississippi big cities, MS smaller cities, MS small cities, All Cities.
The ratio of number of residents in Jackson to the number of sex offenders is 823 to 1.
Jackson, Mississippi business and economic data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...
www.city-data.com /city/Jackson-Mississippi.html   (3235 words)

 Mississippi SoS - Elections
The Secretary of State is Mississippi's chief elections officer.
All material kept by the Secretary of State relating to elections in Mississippi is open to the public.
The agency has consistently advocated increased public disclosure and open records on the part of officials, candidates, and lobbyists, signifying that government is open and accountable to the people.
www.sos.state.ms.us /elections/elections.asp   (144 words)

 Roman Catholic Diocese of Jackson, Mississippi
Since the time of the early Spanish explorers, there has been a Catholic presence in what is now the State of Mississippi.
The early missionaries and those who have followed have found ways to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ to others.
The Diocese of Jackson is committed to ensuring that children served by the church are not at risk of sexual abuse by the Church personnel.
www.jacksondiocese.org   (179 words)

 Jackson, Mississippi City Page
Jackson, MS The beautiful site of Jackson, along the bluffs above the Pearl River, was selected as a perfect location for commerce by a young French Canadian trader.
It is impossible to separate the town's history from its role as state capital; it was designated such as soon as the state's boundaries had expanded sufficiently, by the ceding of Native American lands, to make Jackson the state's geographical center.
By then the city had already been named for Andrew Jackson, idol of Mississippi, and laid out in a checkerboard pattern in accordance with Thomas Jefferson's recommendation to Governor Claiborne 17 years earlier.
www.superpages.com /cities/Jackson-MS.html   (443 words)

 Jackson Mississippi Hotels ... Jake.com
Welcome to the Best Western Executive Inn in Jackson, Mississippi where we offer complimentary continental breakfast, interior corridors, fitness center, outdoor pool and fax and photocopy services in our business center.
With the highest Mobil Travel Guide rating of any downtown Jackson hotel, the Edison Walthall has been at the center of business, political, and social events in Jackson for more than 70 years.
The Hampton Inn Jackson is located in North Jackson on Briarwood Drive,Exit 102 off of I-55 North in the heart of North Jackson's business,shopping and entertainment district.Jackson Municipal ARPT S-B Intl ARPT 15...
hotels.jake.com /us/ms/jackson-hotels.html   (379 words)

 Jackson, Mississippi, United States current local time from WorldTimeServer.com
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 Cabot Lodge Jackson Mississippi Hotel Jackson Mississippi Hotels in Ridgeland Mississippi
The Cabot Lodge Jackson Mississippi hotel in Ridgeland, Mississippi provides lodging off Interstate 55 at County Line Road near the Natchez Trace Parkway.
Cabot Lodge Jackson North is conveniently located near attractions such as the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, the Mississippi Trademart, the Mississippi Coliseum and Fairgrounds as well as the Annandale Golf Course, home to the Viking Classic Golf Tournament, a PGA event.
When visiting Jackson make the Cabot Lodge Jackson North in Ridgeland Mississippi your first choice for Jackson Mississippi hotels.
www.cabotlodgejacksonnorth.com   (271 words)

 Mississippi - WebVu.net
Born in Jackson, Mississippi singing sensation LeAnn Rimes is the youngest person to ever win a grammy award (at age 14).
Terri Herring's leadership has created international attention and has helped Mississippi become a refuge for children in their most vulnerable state; in the womb.
From Madison Mississippi, Ryan is the lone American-born player on the Mississippi State University tennis team, and one of just two Mississippians on an SEC roster.
www.webvu.net   (1156 words)

 Jackson Convention & Visitors Bureau Jackson MS
Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau Jackson MS About the JCVB • Contact Us • Sitemap
Mississippi Museum of Art-Between God and Man: Angels in Italian Art
The Mississippi Museum of Art (MMA) in Jackson, Mississippi, is pleased to announce the ninth exhibition in The Annie Laurie Swaim Hearin Memorial Exhibition Series.
www.visitjackson.com   (333 words)

 Corporate Lodging Jackson Mississippi :: Jackson Mississippi Dining :: History of Jackson Mississippi
The Fairview Inn and Sophia’s Restaurant, Jackson’s only Four Diamond Bed and Breakfast Inn, invites you to experience this unique eighteen room Bed and Breakfast Inn in our 1908 Colonial Revival mansion.
One of the few architecturally designed homes of that period remaining, the Fairview Inn exudes the rich history of Jackson, Mississippi.
Experience the best in Jackson, Mississippi dining, right here in Fairview Inn at Sophia’s Restaurant serving dinner Tuesday through Saturday and Sunday Brunch.
www.fairviewinn.com   (261 words)

 Official City of Jackson, Mississippi Website - Home
JACKSON, MS – The City of Jackson is pleased to announce the launching of its new, redesigned website that is aimed at meeting the needs of citizens, visitors and developers and is located at an easier to remember address, www.jacksonms.gov.
During his inauguration speech on July 4, Mayor Frank Melton stated that first on his agenda would be to focus on cleaning Jackson
Copyright © 1995-2007 City of Jackson, MS Questions/comments
www.city.jackson.ms.us   (109 words)

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