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Mississippi Supreme Court Rejects Zoning for Costco Store

A unanimous Mississippi Supreme Court says a suburb acted improperly in rezoning property for what would be Mississippi's first Costco store.

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Mayor Calls Zoo's Move 'Disingenuous,' 'Disrespectful' to West Jackson

In his first public statement since the Jackson Zoo announced its board is now supporting its relocation from west Jackson to LeFleur's Bluff State Park close to Rankin County, Mayor ...

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Moving Jackson Zoo to East Jackson Leaves Hope Behind

On March 27, the Jackson Zoological Society board confirmed it will move to the eastern side of the city to LeFleur's Bluff State Park, closer to Rankin County than its ...

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A Platform for Community

On Thursday, March 22, Cathead Distillery in downtown Jackson was bustling with activity at JXN Gumbo as J.J. Townsend launched his nonprofit community crowd-funding platform, Citizenville.

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Auditor Says Failed Solar Plant Owes Mississippi $93 Million

Mississippi's state auditor is formally demanding that a failed solar panel maker pay nearly $93 million that he says is owed to state and local governments, a prelude to a ...

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Op-Ed: Entergy

In an op-ed filed by the CEO of Entergy Mississippi, he claims that the state's Public Service Commission has already approved the charges for electricity purchased by Entergy. That is ...

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Jackson Airport Soon Offering Flights to Central Florida

A Mississippi airport will begin offering direct flights to an airport near Orlando, Florida, in June.

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City Contracting Battles: Veolia, Fisher Fight On

A month has passed since the City held its first Equal Business Opportunity Review Committee hearing to mediate a dispute between the larger Massachusetts-based company, Veolia North America - South, ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: Show Love for the Local

Each year, on the week of Feb. 14, we party like it's every couple's wedding or dating anniversary on the exact same day. Before February even rolled around, I started ...

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Follow the Jug: Fondren Public Opens

Fondren's newest establishment opened its doors on September 2, 2013. Read the story at