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Mayor Wants to Move $76.5 Million from Trustmark

After banking with Trustmark for at least three decades, the City of Jackson is looking to make a change.

City & County

Fire Damages Building Near Welty Birthplace

A fire has heavily damaged a building that's used for receptions near the birthplace of a noted Mississippi author.

Person of the Day

Diamond the Giraffe

The Jackson Zoo lost one of its most famous residents earlier this week. On Dec. 16, Diamond the reticulated giraffe passed away at the age of 28, missing her 29th birthday by a couple of weeks.


Happy Local Holidays!

If you don’t want to cook this Christmas season, local restaurants can help you out.


Healthy Holiday Gatherings

Holiday eating can result in an extra pound or two every year, the National Institutes of Health reports, and the holiday season can set the precedent for the upcoming year.

Today's Events


Music Listings

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Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, Vicksburg - Big Al & The Heavyweights 9 p.m. free

Bottoms Up - DJ, Dancing w/Special Events 9 p.m. $5 18+

Burgers & Blues - Acoustic Crossroads noon; Larry Brewer & Doug Hurd 6 p.m.

Debo’s Lounge - Karaoke

F. Jones Corner - The Blues Man 9 p.m. free; Sorrento Ussery Band midnight $10

Fenian's - Lloyd Keller

Fitzgerald's - Live Music 8 p.m.

Georgia Blue, Flowood - Stace & Cassie

Georgia Blue, Madison - Shaun Patterson

Hal & Mal's - It's a Mustache Christmas

Hamp's Place - Best in R&B & Southern Soul

The Hideaway - Karaoke @ 4th & Goal Sports Cafe 8 p.m.-midnight, Dropping Anvils 9 p.m. $10

Hot Shots, Byram - Karaoke 8 p.m.

Iron Horse Grill - The Barry Leach Band 9 p.m. free

Kathryn's - Bill & Temperance 7 p.m.

Kemistry - Fesh Hookah Friday w/ DJ Nugget 9 p.m.

M Bar - Flirt Fridays w/DJ 901 free

Martin's - Flow Tribe 10 p.m.

Martini Room, Regency - Ladies Night 9 p.m.

McB's - Brian Jones 5 p.m.

Mediterranean Fish & Grill - Dirty Santa Open Mic feat. Sista Nature, S.L.I.M., etc. 9:30 p.m. $10

One Block East - Live Music 9 p.m.

The Penguin - Henry Rhodes & The Mo' Money Band

Reed Pierce's, Byram - Snazz 9 p.m. free

Shucker's - Faze 4 8 p.m. $5; Dos Locos (deck) 10 p.m. free

Soulshine, Ridgeland - Matt Hines

Turnrow, Gluckstadt - Jason Turner

Underground 119 - Time To Move 9 p.m. $10

University Place - Flirt Friday