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Filter Coffee House, Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership and Metro Jackson College Fair

Raymond native Julie Durr gets to fulfill a life-long dream as the owner of Filter Coffee House (128 Port Gibson St., Raymond, 601-857-8102), which opened Dec. 19.

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HIV Services, Convention Center Award and the State Economy

The publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, a national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, recently presented the Jackson Convention Complex with a 2014 Readers' Choice Award.

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We Burn 2.7 Million Gallons a Minute, So Why's Oil So Cheap?

The price of a barrel of oil has fallen by more than half over the past six months because the globe, experts say, is awash in oil. So, where did ...

Business

City Needs A Stronger Customer-Relations Framework

After eight months in office, Mayor Tony Yarber points to his office's listening tours, which travel around the city and give citizens an opportunity to air their grievances, as one ...

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Enabling Employers to Help Disabled People

A Mississippi advocacy group wants some state agencies to give closer consideration to people with disabilities when it comes to hiring decisions.

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City’s Biz Customer Service Under Fire

Tom Ramsey points to the slow pace of the Capitol Street two-waying project and what seems like the omnipresence of city meter readers during the lunch hour on Congress Street ...

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West Millsaps Job Fair, JXN Tech on Tap, Wild Learning, Business of the Quarter

The Jackson Zoo recently received a $5,000 contribution from the Entergy Charitable Foundation that will underwrite the cost of admission and transportation to the zoo for students in the zoo's ...

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MetLife to Challenge 'Too-Big-to-Fail' Tag

MetLife is challenging its U.S. designation as a company that is "too big to fail," a tag given to corporations that the government believes could pose a risk to the ...

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Craft Beer Store Opens, Ace Closes, UMMC Acquires Courthouse

Montgomery Ace Hardware, in Maywood Mart Shopping Center, will close its doors Jan. 17.

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4 the Record, RimTyme, J. McLaughlin, Emerging Leader Series and State Trade and Export Program

Jackson's premier vinyl convention, 4 the Record, looks to be skipping next year after a number of larger vendors cancelled to attend the Alabama Record Collector's Association CD & Record ...

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Nissan Supplier Efforts Key to Miss. Output

Topre America's robots, tended by 165 employees, are now welding together support frames for trucks inside a Mississippi facility that's a long walk from where Nissan assembles them.

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Does Uber Have a Dark Side?

The ride-sharing app, Uber, has plans to change the transportation game forever. The company included Jackson in those plans as it expanded into the city with its UberX program, beginning ...

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Mayor Wants to Move $76.5 Million from Trustmark

After banking with Trustmark for at least three decades, the City of Jackson is looking to make a change.

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Batteries Plus Bulbs, Golden Moon Reopening and Networking at Old Capitol Inn

Chad Langley, local franchise owner for Batteries Plus Bulbs, recently announced the opening of a new store, located at 1060 E. County Line. Rd. in Ridgeland.

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Jackson Film Projects Show Promise of State Tax Breaks

Mississippi is famous for things such as blues music and its civil-rights history, but the state's burgeoning film industry may be the next big thing for the Magnolia State.

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