GED Testing Service Makes Changes

(Mississippi) — The GED testing service dropped the passing score by five points. The new GED passing score has changed from 150 to 145. GED testing service recommends that states make that change retroactive to January 2014 when it introduced a tougher test. Mississippi has adopted the new standard.


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Magnolia State’s drunkest cities list

(Undated) — Mississippi ranks 37th in the nation for the amount of booze consumed each year, and Roadsnacks.net has released their list of the state’s drunkest cities. Biloxi is number one followed by Oxford, Hattiesburg, Gulfport, Starkville, Columbus, Canton, Flowood and Corinth with Jackson rounding out the top ten. The…


Lead Found in Jackson Water

(Jackson, MS) — With all the talk about the water problems in Flint, Michigan, one can’t help but wonder how safe the water is in our own hometowns. Well, the Mississippi State Department of Health recently alerted the city of Jackson that higher than acceptable levels of lead were found…


Jackson Woman Kidnapped and Shot

(Jackson, MS) — A 34-year-old woman was kidnapped Monday morning from the Fondren Hills area in Jackson and forced by at least one suspect to drive to a nearby ATM. When the woman could not withdraw money, she was driven to a parking lot in the Ridgewood Road and Crane…



Two Jackson Women Fatally Shot

Two Jackson women were shot Sunday by two unknown attackers. 23-year-old Janis Nicole Evans and 29-year-old Stephanie Denise Mejia were both pronounced dead of gunshot wounds on Ventura Drive in Jackson around 3:30 p.m. Two black males wearing dark clothes were seen fleeing the scene. Jackson Police Chief Lee Vance…