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New Head Chef at Saltine, Tulane Madison Closing and Aspen Dental

Sous chef Nicole Medrano recently accepted a promotion to become the new executive chef of Saltine Oyster Bar.

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Kendra Scott at Highland Village, Baker Donelson and Healthy Heroes

Last week, Highland Village announced the arrival of popular jewelry designer Kendra Scott to the shopping center, with the store's opening slated for summer 2017.

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Continental Tire Spends More Than $200,000 in Mississippi

Continental Tire spent $228,300 in November, a spending report from the German-based corporation shows. The tire plant, opening just off Interstate 20 in Hinds County outside Clinton, will eventually hire ...

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Obama Appoints Jackson Airport CEO to National Council

President Barack Obama will appoint Carl Newman, the CEO of the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority, to the National Infrastructure Advisory Council.

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Sanderson Farms, IBM: HB 1523 Hurts Businesses, Economic Growth

Mississippi business leaders, corporations, lawyers and locals denounced House Bill 1523 in eight legal briefs filed just before Christmas, supporting plaintiffs that want the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ...

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Livingston Cellars, NewCare MD and Belhaven School of Science and Mathematics

Every season, wine and spirits store Livingston Cellars holds a wine-tasting event. For this season, Mitchell Earrey, the store's general manager and resident sommelier, planned a special New Year's Eve-themed ...

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Fighting for Women: Workplace Rights, Paid Leave and Pay Gap

Child care, wages, domestic violence, pay equity and paid family and sick leave are at the top of the Mississippi Women's Economic Security Initiative's agenda for the upcoming legislative session.

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New Restaurants Coming to Metrocenter, Baker Donelson LGBT Equality and TrustCare

Metrocenter Mall will soon be the home for a new Big Apple Inn, Stamps Superburger and several other local restaurants.

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Airport Lawsuit On Hold Until October Trial or FAA Change

Who runs the airport is no longer in the hands of Mississippi Sen. Josh Harkins, R-Flowood, and Senate Bill 2162.

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Taste Bistro and Bonfire Grill Opens, Thimblepress Gets a New Location

Kristen Ley, owner of paper- and party-goods store Thimblepress, opened a new location called Thimbleshop by Thimblepress in Highland Village on Dec. 1 inside the former Earthwalk shoe store.


Mississippi Power Says It's Likely to Miss Kemper Deadline

Mississippi Power Co. says it's likely to miss another deadline on its Kemper County power plant and to have to repay $250 million in tax credits to its parent company.

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Kolb's Grand Cleaners Reopening, Janie Pillow Antiques and Hope Enterprise

A few months ago, Brandon resident Janie Pillow relocated her antique store to a new location inside an old two-story house in Madison called Dorothy House.

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Jax-Zen Float, Aladdin R U Hungry? Event, Canopy Children's Solutions and The Ramey Agency

Aladdin Mediterranean Grill is hosting a one-day charity event benefitting R U Hungry?, a local group that gathers food and items such as blankets to give to homeless individuals in ...

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Protesters March On Wendy's for Workers' Rights

Wendy's on High Street got traffic from more than just the lunch crowd this week.

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Free Memberships at Rainbow Co-Op, Up in Farms Farm Pack and Mantle.Suites

Rainbow Co-Op, a community-owned organic and natural food store in Fondren, announced on Oct. 10 that annual memberships in the cooperative, which used to cost $25, are now free.