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The City of Jackson's customer-focused process of offering payment plans to beleaguered Siemens Inc. customers since April has not yielded revenue at a quick enough... [Read More]
Frank Mickens Jr., a longtime Jackson resident who founded engineering and construction firm Encon, Inc., died on Nov. 17 at age 67. [Read More]
Mississippi State University held a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, Dec. 7, commemorating the beginning of construction on its Richard A. Rula Engineering and Science Complex. [Read More]
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A third party offered to help Mississippi State Rep. Robert Foster, R-Hernando, secure $1 million in fundraising if he would drop out of the race... [Read More]
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Terun Moore and Benny Ivey will be Jackson's first official, trained "credible messengers," working to prevent violence in the metro area. [Read More]
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Jackson State University did not have to look far to find its 20th head football coach. The team took the interim tag off John Hendrick... [Read More]
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Layoffs ended up paving the way for Clinton resident Kody Gautier to combine his love of music with his skills as a videographer. [Read More]
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On a warm October evening, friends and art lovers crowd into midtown store Offbeat for "Summer Alchemy," an art show featuring a collection of photographs... [Read More]
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The City of Jackson began work on the second phase of its State Street Reconstruction Project, which will focus on completely reconstructing State Street from... [Read More]
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Gov. Phil Bryant enthusiastically backed federal criminal-justice reform at the Mississippi Summit for Criminal Justice on Dec. 11 at the Westin Hotel in downtown Jackson. [Read More]
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The Jackson metro area has plenty of food options for the holidays, with many restaurants serving specialty items and offering take-home meals. [Read More]
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For the better part of two decades, the JFP has been proud to present the one, authentic, local and first "Best of" competition that seeks... [Read More]
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If you have ever used the camera search tool on the Amazon app, you can, in part, thank the team behind Partpic, including Jackson native... [Read More]
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In November, education nonprofit Operation Shoestring announced that as part of its 50th-anniversary celebration, it would launch the "Rise to the Future" capital campaign to... [Read More]
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The first thing people might see when they walk into The Prickly Hippie is not the titular "prickly" cacti, but instead a bevy of soft... [Read More]
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Amanda Fontaine first encountered her passion of working with victims of burn injuries through volunteer work with Junior Auxillary. She started out volunteering with the... [Read More]
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This year's Chicks We Love help our communities in many ways, from assisting burn victims and their families, to raising awareness about domestic violence, to... [Read More]
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Christmas is coming up soon! Do you have all your shopping done? Here are some handmade and local ideas. [Read More]
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Homes on the Mississippi Gulf Coast lost more than $263 million in value due to rising sea levels, an analysis by the First Street Foundation... [Read More]
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Amid churning rumors that Jackson City Attorney Sharon Gipson had been let go, the City announced her termination and Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba's replacement in... [Read More]
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