The city of Jackson’s annual holiday Can-a-thon food drive, seeking donations of canned goods and non-perishable food items, will be held Nov. 25-Dec. 13.
Each year, Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. In 2021, Ash Wednesday falls on Feb. 17. Often called the Day of Ashes, Ash Wednesday starts Lent by focusing the Christian’s heart on repentance and prayer, usually through personal and communal confession.
Anthony Thomas, a 2020 Heritage High School graduate, made a special trip to Atlanta Sunday to help clean up the city following Saturday night's riots.