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City Employees Demand Raises for All, Not Just Clerks

A 911 dispatcher, a union representative and a records clerk for the Jackson Police Department walked into City Hall last week ready to give the council a piece of their ...

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New Exhibits at the Art Museum, Cultivation Food Hall and Si Senhor

This week, the Mississippi Museum of Art this week announced nine new contemporary-art acquisitions that it is adding to its collection as part of its Center for Art & Public ...

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Toyota to Spend $170M to Expand Mississippi Plant, Hire 400

Toyota Motor Corp. is investing $170 million and adding 400 jobs at its Mississippi assembly plant.

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Spanish Wine Tasting at Seafood R'evolution, Cinco de Mayo at Cantina Laredo and Taste JXN

Cantina Laredo, a Mexican restaurant located in The District at Eastover, will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with live music, a menu of limited-time-only cocktails and drink specials.

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Mississippi Supreme Court Rejects Zoning for Costco Store

A unanimous Mississippi Supreme Court says a suburb acted improperly in rezoning property for what would be Mississippi's first Costco store.

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Director of Learning and School Programs at Art Museum, TeamJXN Luncheon and Riverwalk Renovations

The James and Madeleine McMullan Family Foundation, an Illinois-based educational scholarship and grant provider, donated $750,000 to the Mississippi Museum of Art on Sunday, March 25.

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Mayor Calls Zoo's Move 'Disingenuous,' 'Disrespectful' to West Jackson

In his first public statement since the Jackson Zoo announced its board is now supporting its relocation from west Jackson to LeFleur's Bluff State Park close to Rankin County, Mayor ...

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New Dean of Nursing at MUW, USM and ASV Global Partnership, Free Orchestra Concerts at Belhaven

Belhaven University will host a free concert on Monday, April 23, at 5:30 p.m. in the Mississippi Museum of Art's Trustmark Grand Hall as part of the Composers' Orchestral Reading ...

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Smith Park Grand Reopening, CU at the Zoo and AAF District 7 Spring Convention

Smith Park in downtown Jackson, which has been closed for renovations since November 2017, will reopen on Friday, April 13. A ribbon cutting for the refurbished park will take place ...

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Moving Jackson Zoo to East Jackson Leaves Hope Behind

On March 27, the Jackson Zoological Society board confirmed it will move to the eastern side of the city to LeFleur's Bluff State Park, closer to Rankin County than its ...

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Mississippi Bacon Association, Babalu Lunch Specials and Shapley's Moving

The Mississippi Bacon Association, a group of chefs and representatives of restaurants in Jackson and around the state, took home second place overall out of 85 teams that competed in ...

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A Platform for Community

On Thursday, March 22, Cathead Distillery in downtown Jackson was bustling with activity at JXN Gumbo as J.J. Townsend launched his nonprofit community crowd-funding platform, Citizenville.

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Sugar Ray's Sweet Shop, Que Padre and Zeek'z House of Gyros

Local business Sugar Ray's Sweet Shop launched a GoFundMe page on March 26 asking for donations to help keep the store open.

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Farish Quilt, New MUW President and UMMC/Memorial Collaboration

Jackson State University's Margaret Walker Center and creative-consulting group Significant Developments unveiled an interpretive plaque for the public art installation "Farish Quilt" in Farish Street Park on Thursday, March 22.