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Regulators Move to Pull the Plug on Mississippi Coal Plant

Mississippi regulators want to pull the plug on a first-of-its-kind power plant that was supposed to burn coal more cleanly, saying one of the nation's largest utilities should absorb $6.5 ...

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E&L at the Metrocenter, New District Tenants and Mississippi Film and Video Alliance

E&L Barbeque has partnered with Next Level Experience, an event space located inside the former Belk at the Metrocenter Mall, to open a second E&L location in the venue's restaurant ...

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Soul Spa, Launch Trampoline Park and Innovate Mississippi

Wischermann Partners, Inc., the parent company of the Westin Hotel in Jackson which is scheduled to open in early August, recently unveiled plans for the hotel's Soul Spa.

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Judge Lets State Agency Shut Down Mississippi Payday Lender

One of Mississippi's largest payday lenders was effectively forced out of business Wednesday after a judge ruled that state banking regulators could revoke the company's licenses during its appeal of ...

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Lucky Town Tap Room, Amerigo CARA Benefit, BankPlus at The District and Walk-Ons

On July 1, Lucky Town Brewing Company is hosting a grand-opening celebration for its new Tap Room. Visitors will be able to purchase beer in the space for the first ...

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Mississippi Power Plant Costs Cross $7.5B, Rate Plan Delayed

A Mississippi utility is delaying proposals on how its customers should pay for an ever-more-expensive power plant even as the cost of the facility crosses $7.5 billion.

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Top Dollar Pawn Shop Lives for Another Day

Tramaury Barnes walked into Top Dollar Pawn on West Street at about 10 a.m. on April 24, 2017, to retrieve his AR-12 he had pawned.

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Derek Emerson Purchases Parlor Market, Grillehouse Ribbon Cutting and Seafood R’evolution Tapas Menu

Derek Emerson, who owns Walker’s Drive-In, Local 463 Urban Kitchen and CAET Wine Bar, will begin making preparations this week to purchase downtown Jackson restaurant Parlor Market.

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Estelle Names Executive Chef, Utica Community Meeting and Millsaps Hosting Education Consortium

The Westin Jackson hotel, which is scheduled to open in early August, recently named chef Matthew Kajdan as the executive chef of the hotel's restaurant, Estelle Wine Bar & Bistro.

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UPDATED: Judge Blocks Mississippi Shutdown of Payday Lender

A judge blocked Mississippi officials from forcing one of the state's largest payday lenders to close.

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Jackson Cash & Carry, Doe's Eat Place and Baptist Health Merger

Greg Price, who owns grocery store Jackson Cash & Carry with his brother, Chester Price, recently partnered with Hope Credit Union and Hope Enterprise Corporation to move the business from ...

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The Kundi Compound, Curious George at the Children's Museum, Stanton Optical and The Hair Factory

Community activists and Jackson Free Press contributors Funmi "Queen" Franklin and Brad "Kamikaze" Franklin held a grand opening for the Kundi Compound, a small-business incubator in midtown, on Monday, May ...

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On May Day, Honoring Workers Who Die on the Job, and a Call for Reform

Advocates for workers' rights, including the Mississippi Workers Center for Human Rights and the Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance, gathered at the Mississippi Capitol on Friday, April 28, to honor those ...

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Shifting the Power to Regulate Nurses, Barbers, More

Melony Armstrong did not want to cut hair; she wanted to braid hair in her own shop. She believed that the time and money spent on beauty school would be ...

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Social Hour at BRAVO! and 2017 Spring Webinar Series

On May 2, BRAVO! Italian Restaurant & Bar will launch its Social Hour, which will feature a special food-and-drink menu for customers seated in the restaurant's lounge or on the ...

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