Mina Corpuz, The Clarion-Ledger

Mina Corpuz

The Clarion-Ledger

Mississippi, United States

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Past articles by Mina:

Here's what to know about high school graduations in the Jackson metro area

Starting this week, celebrations for high school graduates across the Jackson area will take place. → Read More

Job appeal for Hinds County educator Toby Price turned down. He will continue fight in court.

Former Gary Road Elementary School Assistant Principal Toby Price had worked at the school for three years and as an educator for 20 years. → Read More

Contested races expected for Mississippi June primary election

May 9 is the deadline for voters to register to vote for the primary, which will be held for all four of the state's Congressional seats. → Read More

Mississippi college graduations: What to know about the ceremonies

In-person graduation ceremonies have returned since the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some colleges plan to celebrate their students. → Read More

College graduations around the Pine Belt: What to know about the ceremonies

In-person graduation ceremonies have returned since the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some colleges plan to celebrate their students. → Read More

Hinds County sheriff: Lifted jail consent decree 'a step in the right direction'

The county had been operating under a consent decree for the Raymond Detention Center since 2016. → Read More

Judge will not take up Jackson mayor's veto power in garbage contract lawsuit

In his third ruling, Special Judge Jess Dickinson said he will not address the mayor's veto and how that relates to an emergency garbage contract. → Read More

Jackson mayor asks residents for patience as some see delays from new garbage collector

Legal action between Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba and the City Council over residential garbage pickup continues. → Read More

Richard's Disposal is picking up garbage in Jackson, mayor says

Residents can expect their garbage to be collected twice a week by Richard's Disposal Service. → Read More

200 years ago, Jackson became Mississippi's capital city. Here's how the city is celebrating.

Jackson is celebrating 200 years since its founding as Mississippi's permanent capital. State leaders wanted a capital that was more central. → Read More

Hinds County educator fired for reading children's book fights for job

Gary Road Elementary School Assistant Principal Toby Price read the book to second graders March 2 and was fired days later. He plans to appeal. → Read More

After asking for negotiations, Waste Management drops lawsuit against Jackson mayor, city

Jackson's emergency garbage contract expires March 31. The city has been looking for a long-term vendor, but a contract has not been approved. → Read More

Woman dies after shooting with Hinds County deputies near Raymond Detention Center

The shooting happened Friday near the Raymond Detention Center on County Farm Road, said Sheriff Tyree Jones. → Read More

Jackson mayor files lawsuit against City Council for ending garbage state of emergency

The legal action comes weeks before the city's current emergency contract with is set to end March 31. → Read More

Third person arrested in connection to Hinds County embezzlement case

Sudie Jones-Teague, owner of New Beginnings salon, faces charges of fraud, bribery and conspiracy, according to the Mississippi State Auditor's Office → Read More

Jackson mayor pulls garbage contract before City Council can consider it a third time

The city has been looking for a long-term garbage collection provider since the end of 2021. Its emergency contract expires March 31. → Read More

Hinds and Rankin counties report light flurries, weather expected to clear by weekend

Flurries and showers are expected to clear Friday afternoon, said Meteorologist Janae Elkins. The weekend is expected to be dry and cold. → Read More

Jackson still working on system issues that have left residents without water, schools virtual

City Engineer Charles Williams apologized to residents who have experienced water issues and wants them to know the city is making the system repairs. → Read More

Police: Convicted felon charged in motel homicides 'should have been taken off the street'

Jermaine White, charged with murder in double homicide of two women at a Jackson motel Sunday, was wanted for months for illegally possessing guns. → Read More

Four Jackson schools go virtual Monday due to water pressure, four others relocate classes

Peeples and Whitten middle schools and Jim Hill and Wingfield high schools went virtual Monday while students from four elementary schools were relocated. → Read More