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New Delays for 'One Lake' Likely as Bipartisan Concerns in Congress Grow

One U.S. Senate bill currently waiting on President Donald Trump's signature could have major ramifications for the long-planned and controversial "One Lake" development and flood-control project along the Pearl River ...

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Bringing the River Back to Life

The Mississippi River Basin Model, a National Civil Engineering Landmark, is in bad shape; however, compared to the last time I wrote about it for the Jackson Free Press, it ...

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Fondren Business Improvement District Moves Forward in City Council

Fondren business owners will take up a vote to establish a self-taxing Business Improvement District following Jackson City Council approval of the proposal at the Sept. 25 meeting.

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Mississippi Cooperatives to Buy Power from Delta Solar Farm

A British company says it will build a solar farm in the Mississippi Delta with plans to sell electricity to Mississippi cooperatives.

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OPINION: Changing the Narrative of South Jackson One Project at a Time

More business partnerships are needed around this city to get things moving in the right direction. We plan to continue to make this happen.

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U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson Says 'One Lake' Violates Federal Laws

In a surprise move, U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson and a coalition of businesses, public-interest organizations and citizens are speaking out against a draft plan to dam the Pearl River and ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: Making the Most of Jackson

If you look at a photo of downtown Jackson from 50 years ago, the neighborhood today is very different. Many of the businesses that used to be there are now ...

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Moving Forward in Jackson

Development often happens in fits and starts in Jackson, but fall 2018 should see a lot of bulldozers and hard hats around town.

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New Orleans Opponents of 'One Lake' Push Letter Campaign to Stop It

The New Orleans-based Gulf Restoration Network, which formed a coalition in 1995 to "restore the natural resources of the Gulf Region," is pushing a letter-writing campaign against the proposed "One ...

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U.S. Senate Hopefuls McDaniel, Baria Explain Votes Against Lottery

Mississippi House of Representatives Minority Leader Rep. David Baria, D-Bay St. Louis, and State Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville, both voted against a state lottery bill lawmakers sent to the governor's ...

'Deplorable' Conditions at Westside Trailer Park

Westside Trailer Park, located right outside of Canton in Madison County, is home to a ...

Moving a Hip Hop Agenda

"Words I Never Said" was part of a nationwide tour for the organization Rap Sessions, ...