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Mississippi Agency Says It Won’t Buy from Nike Over Ads

Mississippi's public safety commissioner disclosed Saturday that state police will no longer buy Nike products, saying the athletic apparel maker is unpatriotic and fails to support those in uniform.

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Four Mississippi Universities Added to Fiber Optic Network

A Mississippi telecommunications company says four public universities are joining a state-owned fiber optic network.

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Campbell’s Craft Donuts, Kebab & Curry, Downtown Fitness

Mitchell Moore, owner of Campbell’s Bakery, recently announced plans for a new branch of the business called Campbell’s Craft Donuts, which will be located at the currently in-development Belhaven Town ...

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Best of Jackson: Lawyers and Law Firms

Each year, we ask you about the best things in Jackson—from places to eat and drink to people to nonprofits and everything in between, including lawyers. Here are who you ...

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Moving Forward in Jackson

Development often happens in fits and starts in Jackson, but fall 2018 should see a lot of bulldozers and hard hats around town.

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Coffee and Prose

A building at the corner of West Street and Millsaps Avenue sits seemingly undisturbed, appearing like just another vacant one in midtown Jackson. However, there's more than immediately meets the ...

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Mississippi Food and Wine Festival Preview Events, The Storehouse at Repeat Street and Local Bunny Market

Sue Hernandez, owner of Gluckstadt Garten in Madison, opened Local Bunny Market on Aug. 24 during the Red Brick Roads Music & Arts Festival.

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Soggy Sweat Craft Beer & BBQ Festival, Mississippi Craft Center Renaming and Trustmark 'Topping Off' Ceremony

The Mississippi Craft Center will be renamed the William Lowe (Bill) Waller Sr. Craft Center in honor of the late Mississippi governor during a dedication ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 23, ...

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Mississippi's Senators Say Award to Help City Buy Airport

Mississippi's senators say the City of Olive Branch has received a $14.9 million federal grant to help with the purchase of the Olive Branch Airport.

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In Session, Gov. Bryant Pushes Mississippi Lottery to Pay for Infrastructure

Mississippi lawmakers have debated whether or not to establish a state lottery for decades, but Gov. Phil Bryant called it a necessary move to fix Mississippi’s crumbling roads and bridges.

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From My Hand to Your Kitchen, Kimmiesweett and Merit Health Madison

Jackson chef Nick Wallace announced on Wednesday, Aug. 8, a new service from his business, Nick Wallace Culinary, called "From My Hand to Your Kitchen."

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Metrocenter Mall Closing

16 WAPT News reported today that Metrocenter Mall owner and chief investor Paul Oliver announced the mall will close Wednesday, Aug. 15.

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Lumumba 'Eager' for New Zoo Management Company to Take Over

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba hinted that the Jackson Zoological Society's time as the managing entity of the Jackson Zoo could be coming to a close.

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Mississippi Court Says Suit Against Google Can Continue

Mississippi's Supreme Court says a state lawsuit against Google alleging violations of student privacy should stay in a northeast Mississippi court.

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Jackson Zoo's Future: A Bailout, A Resignation and Closed Doors?

The Jackson Zoo's future is the latest victim of Murphy's Law: Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong. And in the last week, it has.