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Yarber: Get Ready for Pain, New Initiatives

In his first state of the city address since becoming Jackson mayor, Tony Yarber painted a hopeful picture of the capital city's future.


Lawmakers Vow New Effort to Measure Budget Results

Top legislative Republicans are promising that Mississippi will get performance-based budgeting right this time.

Person of the Day

Eric Stringfellow

Thirty-two years after graduating with a bachelor's degree in mass communications from Jackson State University in 1997, Eric Stringfellow is now the interim head of the department.


An ‘Enemy’ Like You

Imagine for a second that, somewhere in the world, exists a person that not only vaguely resembles your appearance but looks exactly like you.


The Trail of Barbecue

So, is it bbq, bar-b-q, barbeque or barbecue? Jim Hatten, founder of the Mississippi BBQ Trail, says that it doesn't matter as long as you're there.

Today's Events


Music Listings

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Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, Vicksburg - King Edward 9 p.m. free

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

Burgers & Blues - Acoustic Soul Party 6 p.m.

Capitol Grill - Jonathan Alexander 5 p.m.

Debo’s Lounge - Karaoke

Duling Hall - Larry Raspberry & The Highsteppers 8 p.m. $20 advance $25 door ardenland.net

F. Jones Corner - Live Music midnight $10

Fenian's - Cadillac Funk

Georgia Blue, Flowood - Shaun Patterson

Georgia Blue, Madison - Stogdaddy & The Good Time Band

Hal & Mal's - Barry Leach (rest) 8 p.m.

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

Hot Shots, Byram - Karaoke 8 p.m.

Julep - Brian Jones 11 p.m.

Kathryn's - Sofa Kings 7 p.m.

Kemistry - Music Therapy Fridays w/DVDJ Reign 9 p.m. 18+

Kristo's, Madison - Hunter Gibson 6 p.m.

M Bar - Flirt Fridays w/DJ 901 free

Martin's - Rooster Blues 10 p.m.

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

One Block East - Ladies Night w/ Third Era 9 p.m.

The Penguin - Akaimi Graham & The Key of G 9 p.m.

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

Shea's - Will & Linda

Shucker's - Bonfire Orchestra 8 p.m. $5; McCain & Reynolds Trio (deck) 10 p.m. free

Soul Wired Cafe - An Evening with B.O.B.B. feat. DJ Select 7 p.m.

Soulshine, Flowood - Andy Tanas

Soulshine, Ridgeland - Matt Hines

Underground 119 - Vasti Jackson 9 p.m. $10

University Place - Flirt Friday

The Yellow Scarf - Paperclip Scientists 9 p.m. $15 advance $20 door yellowscarf-jackson.net