William H. Kelly III

City Reporter William H. Kelly III is a student at Jackson State University and is originally from Houston, Texas. Send him city news tips at william@jacksonfreepress.com. He wrote about neglected property in Jackson.

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Lumumba, Council Raise Property Taxes Tonight, Pledge to Be 'Good Steward' of Funds

In a rare Friday-night meeting, the Jackson City Council increased property taxes on the city's homeowners at a special meeting announced by fax 25 hours earlier at 4:45 p.m. on Thursday.

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UPDATE: Lumumba Wins Mayor's Race, Republican Candidate Wells Wants Recount

"We have a lot of work to do," Chokwe Lumumba said. "If you have the best ideas, we will work with it."

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UPDATED: Hinds DA Out on Bond for Domestic Violence, Stalking, Robbery Charges

Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith is facing two domestic-violence misdemeanor charges and two felony charges: one for aggravated stalking and another for robbery.

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