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Frontier Airlines Coming to Jackson, Direct Flights to Denver, Orlando

Frontier, the budget airline that promises to bring its customers "Low Fares Done Right," descended upon Jackson today to announce direct flights to Denver and Orlando. It will begin in ...

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FLEET: Inspiring Jackson’s Creative Professionals

“The only thing that separates an artist and a creative professional is that you get paid for what you do, and if you want to get better, you can come, ...

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Rainbow Co-op Closing, Owners of Froogel's Buy McDade's and SBA Open House

The Rainbow Co-op Board of Directors, which voted to seek Chapter 11 reorganization protection in March, has now decided to close the grocery, which has been open since 1980.

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Starbucks, Citing Ocean Threat, is Ditching Plastic Straws

Starbucks will eliminate plastic straws from all of its locations within two years, the coffee chain announced Monday, becoming the largest food and beverage company to do so as calls ...

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Ice Cream Safari at the Jackson Zoo, Nandy's Candy Award and The Country Squire Moving

The Jackson Zoo will host its 24th annual Bluebell Ice Cream Safari fundraiser on Saturday, July 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Costco Store Primed to Move Ahead Despite Court Ruling

The Mississippi Supreme Court won't rehear a case that found a suburb acted improperly in rezoning property for a gas station at what would be Mississippi's first Costco store.

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Best of Jackson: Home Improvement

When you need help in dealing with a house problem, it's best to call a professional. That's where Best of Jackson: Home Improvement can help. Here are this year's winners ...

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Last-Hour Jobs for Youth?

Tensions ran high at the third Jackson City Council meeting in a week during discussions about funding for the Mayor's Youth Initiative Summer Youth Employment Program that is supposed to ...

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Trump Threatens Harley-Davidson With Tax Punishment for Move

President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to avoid blame for Harley-Davidson's decision to move some motorcycle production overseas and threatened to tax the manufacturer "like never before!" as punishment for the ...

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Lucky Town Tap Takeover, Little Light House Benefit, Shoe Station Flowood and Launch Anniversary

Jackson brewery Lucky Town Brewing Company is partnering with Mexican restaurant Cantina Laredo in The District at Eastover to host an event called "Tap Takeover" on Sunday, July 29, starting ...

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Harley, Stung by Tariffs, Shifts Some Production Overseas

Harley-Davidson, up against spiraling costs from tariffs, will begin to shift the production of motorcycles headed for Europe from the U.S. to factories overseas.

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High Court: Online Shoppers Can Be Forced to Pay Sales Tax

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax.

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T-Shirt-Centered Celebrations at Swell-O-Phonic and Mississippi Museum of Art

The Mississippi Museum of Art will host a pop-up exhibition of shirts from local designers and artists during its "Museum After Hours" event in honor of National T-Shirt Day on ...

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Three Mississippi Choctaw Casinos Plan to Offer Sports Betting

Three casinos run by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will offer sports betting, but tribal leaders haven't said when it will start.

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Federal Judge Approves AT&T-Time Warner Merger

A federal judge approved the $85 billion mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner on Tuesday, a move that could usher in a wave of media consolidation while shaping how much ...