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Rule Changes to Civil Service Commission Under Fire

The City of Jackson Civil Service Commission reinstated an employee of 25 years, who had been laid off before others with less tenure, raising questions about an Aug. 11 change ...

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One Eastover Center, Community Garden, Charlie Graingers and Local 463

On Sept. 7, the developers of The District at Eastover, a multi-use development in northeast Jackson, acquired One Eastover Center from Eastover Jackson, LLC. One Eastover Center is a Class ...

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Hinds Supervisors Want Consortium for Continental Tire Hiring

The Hinds County Board of Supervisors wants a business consortium to help prepare and promote local contractors for Continental Tire projects, but passed the work of clarifying the organization's details ...

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Judges Mull Jackson Developer's Appeal of Securities Ruling

Mississippi Court of Appeals judges are considering whether a Jackson developer who was ordered to pay more than $600,000 for securities violations must post an appeals bond while he tries ...

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New Deep South Pops, Brent's Anniversary, Baker Donelson and Cuba Business Seminar

Deep South Pops (1800 N. State St.), an artisanal shop that sells organic ice pops made with local ingredients, in addition to coffee, gelato, baked goods and more, will open ...

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Ritzy Rags, Brow Bar By Incense and New Chef at Fratesi's

Last week, Pam Fratesi, owner of Fratesi's restaurant, brought in her son-in-law, Nick Secoy, as the restaurant's new head chef.

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City of Jackson Begins Layoffs to Balance Budget

The city of Jackson has laid off 28 employees in preparation of creating a balanced budget.

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Baptist Hospital Groups in Mississippi and Memphis May Merge

Leaders of two Baptist hospital systems say they're exploring a merger.

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Look to Hattiesburg

Jackson is far from perfect, but it’s at least a city that knows things needs to change—and for the most part, it seems to want to.

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Archie's Fish and Chicken, The Palette Cafe and Char Restaurant

Jackson restaurant Char Restaurant will add a new private dining area by December 2016, combining the current building with the adjacent 3,000-square-foot space that housed Mozingo Clothiers before it moved ...

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Study: Mississippi Women Need More Political Representation

In honor of Women's Equality Day last Friday, WalletHub released its "Best and Worst States for Women's Equality" study, which looked at education, workplace and political environments for women in ...

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Char Restaurant Adds Large Private Dining Area for Meetings and Special Events

Char restaurant will expand into an adjacent Highland Village storefront this winter to add private dining space.

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Mayor Presents Proposed 2017 Budget, Cuts Revealed

Last week, Mayor Tony Yarber presented his proposed 403-page budget to the Jackson City Council for review, which the members did through a four-day gauntlet of meetings with the various ...

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Saltine in Southern Living and Playtime Entertainment

Birmingham, Ala.-based magazine Southern Living recently named Jackson chef Jesse Houston's Saltine Oyster Bar in its 2016 list of the 25 best new restaurants in the South.

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Southern Airways Comes to Jackson, Stallworth Pushed Out of Lawsuit

Gov. Phil Bryant joined local leaders Monday to mark the addition of a new air service to the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport.

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