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Claire Holley

Strong female musicians influenced Claire Holley's road to becoming a singer-songwriter.

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Kayla Jones

Dance has always been a major part of Kayla Jones' life. The Callaway High School junior figures that her love for the art form began around age 2.

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Chris Penczak

While the Mississippi Legislature was polishing its Religious Freedom Restoration Act (which opponents say opens doors to legal discrimination for religious reasons), Christopher Penczak and other believers of a mostly ...

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Donna Tartt

Before "The Goldfinch" (Little, Brown and Company, 2013, $30), Donna Tartt hadn't published a novel in 11 years. She told USA Today it took so long to finish writing because ...

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Zechariah Brice

Zechariah Brice builds. Zechariah Brice fights. The Latin phrase "construimus, batuimus" (translation: "We build. We fight") is the motto of the U.S. Navy Construction Battalion, otherwise known as the Seabees ...

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Jamierra Faulkner

The Chicago Sky selected Southern Miss star Jamierra Faulkner in the WNBA draft with the 10th pick in the third round, the 34th pick overall.

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Yolanda Singleton

Yolanda Singleton, the promoter for Xperience Jxn Entertainment, has a singular vision for audiences in the metro area.

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Wolves of the Day: Jackson Zoo Wolf Pups

The Jackson Zoo's red wolves Kanati and Taladu had a litter of eight healthy pups March 30.

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Lamar Liddell

Jackson Hotshots Superintendent Lamar Liddell has worked for the Bureau of Land Management in Jackson for 17 years out of his 29-year firefighting career.

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Juniper Wallace

When Juniper Wallace, a wife and mother of three, heard that the Fish Tale Group Theatre wanted to perform "The Laramie Project" in Jackson, she knew she wanted to be ...

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Hank Aaron

On Tuesday, April 8, much of the sports world took time to "Hail the King" for the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron hitting his 715th home run and surpassing the ...

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Pierre Pryer Sr.

It only took Pierre Pryer Sr. six months to a year to work his way up from dishwasher to head chef at The Iron Horse Grill downtown the first time ...

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Etta F. Morgan

Dr. Etta Morgan's educational resume reflects her passion for criminal justice and women's studies, one degree at a time.

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Debra Kassoff

On Tuesday, April 1, Debra Kassoff and more than 70 rabbis at the Central Conference for American Rabbis in Chicago, Ill., got together to shave their heads as part of ...

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Ian Hanson

It took Ian Hanson 20 thumbnail sketches to come up with "Dutch the Horse," his painting that will go to the winner of the Ruma Award, which honors Mississippi's most ...

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