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New Pizza Joints for Jackson, Cold Drip Coffee and Jackson Zoo Endowment Fund

This year's Best of Jackson winner for Best Local Pizza and Best Hangover Food, The Pizza Shack, has seen one store close and a few more open over the past ...

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New Chef at Anjou, SBA Small Business Awards and Mississippi Nutrition Program

Anjou Restaurant (361 Township Ave., Ridgeland) proprietor Anne Amelot-Holmes recently brought a familiar face into her restaurant's kitchen: her father, Christian Amelot.

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Big Tests for New JRA Members, Google Lawsuit Blocked, Boosting Youth-Owned Biz

Six months after Mayor Tony Yarber first introduced a slate of nominees for the Jackson Redevelopment Authority, the Jackson City Council approved four new JRA members at a special council ...


Airbnb Offers Cuba Lodgings in Major US Business Expansion

The popular online home-rental service Airbnb is allowing American travelers to book lodging in Cuba starting Thursday in the most significant U.S. business expansion on the island since the declaration ...


Obama Signs Order Creating New Cyber Sanctions Program

President Barack Obama on Wednesday created the first-ever sanctions program to penalize overseas hackers who engage in cyber spying and companies that knowingly benefit from the fruits of that espionage, ...

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Lost Grocery, Lost Opportunity

Sociologists and the community activists who rallied to keep the Terry Road Kroger open have a phrase for the phenomenon that could befall the neighborhood that formerly housed the Kroger: ...

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Tangle Salon's Reincarnation, Donations for Students and Charities, New Electric Car Charge Stations

Fairview Inn (734 Fairview St.) has teamed up with electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors to provide Tesla Destination Charging, a service that provides free connectors that charge Tesla Model S ...

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Weight Loss for Money, Recycling Awards

Humana, a state health-benefits company with more than 150,000 Medicare and individual health-plan members across Mississippi, is partnering with the Jackson Medical Mall to launch a citywide movement toward better ...


Atmos Energy Announces $50K in Arts Donations

Atmos Energy is donating $25,000 each to the Grammy Museum Mississippi and the Mississippi Arts & Entertainment Center.

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Pine Cone Moves; Fresh Local Produce, Goods for Jackson

The Pine Cone gift boutique (1220 E. Northside Drive, Suite 220) opened its new home in Deville Plaza next door to Deville Camera yesterday.


Lawmakers Weigh in on 'Net Neutrality'

A decision to impose tough new regulations on cable and wireless companies that provide Internet service to Americans wasn't influenced by politics, a top U.S. regulator told House lawmakers on ...

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Mississippi Power, Regulators, Ask Kemper Decision Rehearing

The Mississippi Power Co. and the Public Service Commission are asking the state's highest court to reconsider its ruling overturning rate increases to fund the company's Kemper County power plant ...

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Rolling Records, Master Gardeners and Tulane Workshops

Like the man himself, Jack White's Nashville-based label and record store, Third Man Records, has become an institution.


House Approves Tax Cut on Alcohol Sold to Retailers

Restaurants and package stores that sell alcohol in Mississippi could get a tax break, if the governor agrees.

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Building LGBT Teen, Business Alliances

When a Magnolia Junior High School teacher conducted a math exercise by dividing the classroom into two teams based on gender, Destin Holmes was forced to sit in the middle ...