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Amid Water Shutoffs, Jackson Assists Siemens Customers With Bills

The City of Jackson's customer-focused process of offering payment plans to beleaguered Siemens Inc. customers since April has not yielded revenue at a quick enough rate to fill the massive $10 million to $20 million deficit due to kinks in ...

Education

New Leaders at USM Institute for Disability Studies, MSU Groundbreaking and Belhaven Welcome Week

Mississippi State University held a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, Dec. 7, commemorating the beginning of construction on its Richard A. Rula Engineering and Science Complex.

Person of the Day

Frank Mickens Jr.

Frank Mickens Jr., a longtime Jackson resident who founded engineering and construction firm Encon, Inc., died on Nov. 17 at age 67.

Food

Season’s Eatings

The Jackson metro area has plenty of food options for the holidays, with many restaurants serving specialty items and offering take-home meals.

Art

An Element of Creativity

On a warm October evening, friends and art lovers crowd into midtown store Offbeat for "Summer Alchemy," an art show featuring a collection of photographs from Curtis McAfee and Terrance Wells.

Music Listings

1908 Provisions - Andrew Pates 6:30 p.m.

Ameristar, Vicksburg - Nu Corp 8 p.m.

Bonny Blair's - Larry Brewer & Doug Hurd 8 p.m.-midnight

Center Stage - "Reliving the 90s, Pt. 2" feat. Katrina Anderson, Terrell Moses, Stephanie Luckett & Gerald Richardson 9 p.m. $15

Char - Ronnie Brown 6 p.m.

Drago's - Skip MacDonald 6-9 p.m.

F. Jones - Smokestack Lightnin' midnight $10

Georgia Blue, Flowood - Brandon Greer

Georgia Blue, Madison - Shaun Patterson

Hal & Mal's - Taylor Hildebrand 7-10 p.m. free

Hops & Habanas - Charade 7-10 p.m.

Iron Horse - Eric Deaton Blues 9 p.m.

Kathryn's - Chris Gill 7-10:30 p.m.

Lucky Town - "Priced to Move, Vol. 9" feat. Silent G, DJ Frecious, Skipp Koon, Jackson Jackals, Vitamin Cea & Yung Jewelz 5-10 p.m. free

Martin's - Cary Hudson & Patrick McClary 5-8 p.m. free; North Mississippi Allstars 10 p.m. $25 advance $30 door

Olde Towne Grill - Jacob Lipking 5-9 p.m.

Pelican Cove - Keys vs. Strings 6-10 p.m.

Pop’s Saloon - Time 2 Move 9 p.m.

Shucker's - Sonny Duo 5:30 p.m.; Mississippi Queen 8 p.m. $5; Billy Mauldin 10 p.m.

Soul Wired - "JS's Singer-Songwriter Recordings Live" noon

Soulshine, Flowood - Barry Leach 7 p.m.

Soulshine, Ridgeland - Brian Jones 7 p.m.

Table 100 - Tommie Vaughn 6 p.m.

WonderLust - DJ Taboo 8 p.m.-2 a.m.