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Tom Ramsey's Stäge Pops Up, Bar Expands and Mississippi Modern Open House

Local chef Tom Ramsey, owner of La Finestra, is hosting a series of pop-up dinners at Taste of the Island Caribbean throughout October.


Wal-Mart to Stop Selling AR-15s and Similar Weapons

Wal-Mart will stop selling the AR-15 rifle and other semi-automatic weapons at its stores because fewer people are buying them, a spokesman said Wednesday.

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Local Coffee and Wine Shops Offering New Locations, Products, Services

Early next year, Mitchell Moore, who owns Campbell's Bakery (3013 N. State St.) in Fondren, will open a second location at 123 Jones St. in Madison.

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Costco Looms Over City Economic Development Talks

Big-box retailer Costco, which had been flirting with building in Jackson and is now in talks with Ridgeland officials, loomed large over today's City Council budget hearings.

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Birthday Lunch with Maison Weiss, Albriton's Moving, After-Work Networking

Ken Szilasi, owner of Maison Weiss, a women's fashion specialty store located at Highland Village, is hosting a celebration to commemorate his store's 40th anniversary today, Aug. 17, from 11 ...

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JPD, Zoo and Parks Face Tough Budget Climate

Beth Poff, the executive director of the Jackson Zoo, said the park is in a good financial position and debt-free.

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Union Leader: Furloughs Will 'Severely' Hurt City Workers

The head of an area labor union called a furlough plan and proposed property-tax increase a double whammy for Jackson employees.


PSC Approves 18 Percent Rate Increase for Mississippi Power

State utility regulators agreed Thursday that Mississippi Power Co. needs more money immediately, granting the company an 18 percent rate increase that, while temporary for now, could become permanent by ...

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Mixed-Use at Medical Mall, Fleet Feet 'Pep Rally,' 'What Works Cities'

The Jackson Medical Mall is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony for a new mixed-use retail site called Woodrow Wilson Place Thursday, Aug. 13, at 10 a.m.

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Yarber Budget Proposes Tax Hike, Furloughs to Balance Budget

The City of Jackson is going into austerity mode with Mayor Tony Yarber's budget proposal, unveiled this morning at the first of a month's worth of budget talks.

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PSC to Vote Next Week on Miss. Power Rates, Approves Refunds

State utility regulators plan to decide Mississippi Power Co.'s request for an 18 percent rate increase on Aug. 13.

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What Does Local Mean?

As a publication, the Jackson Free Press has pushed the idea of shopping local in its almost 13 years of existence. We pride ourselves on being local—shopping local, dining local, ...

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Stamps Joins Coffee Roastery, Saltine Wins Big, and New Leader at Systems Group

Debra Griffin, owner of the Coffee Roastery, will relaunch her coffee shop later this month together with Al Stamps of Cool Al's fame.

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Growing the Creative Economy, Flowood Crafts and Solar Outreach

A panel of 23 creative professionals, community leaders and economic developers from across the state will host an advisory panel on growing Mississippi's creative economy Wednesday, July 29, at The ...

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Jackson Students Hack, Code Their Way to Top Honors

After sharpening their skills at the state's largest hackathon event, several Jackson-area schools flexed their coding muscle in New Orleans to win top prizes.