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De’Shawn Waller

The Braves needed to find another running back to give the team the same results on offense this season. Junior college transfer De’Shawn Waller is starting to become that complement ...

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Clora O'Reilly Evans

The Georgia School of Orthodontics recently selected Clora O'Reilly Evans, a lifelong Jackson resident and graduate of the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry, for a 36-month residency ...

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Wilbert Montgomery

Football talent runs deep in the Montgomery family of Greenville, Miss. While some football fans would not consider Wilbert Montgomery to be the most talented brother, he is without a ...

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Cindy Wilson

Cindy Wilson never planned on being an author, but she had always planned on telling her story. A Jackson couple adopted her as a baby from her birthplace of Seoul, ...

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SILAS: Hope, Hops & Hokage

Silas Stapleton III, better known to fans as SILAS, is blending hip-hop and hops for his upcoming album, "The Last Cherry Blossom."

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Monique Davis

For most of her career, local artist Monique Davis has been centered at the intersection of art and social justice.

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Andrew Head

Mississippi Opera Chorusmaster Andrew Head likes that opera involves so many elements: singing technique, learning new languages, staging and an orchestra, among other elements.

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Otis Rush

Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush, whose passionate, jazz-tinged music influenced artists from Carlos Santana and Eric Clapton to the rock band Led Zeppelin, died Saturday at the age of ...

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Kit Fields

As a child, local artist Kit Fields says she recalls loving to paint and draw, but it wasn’t until age 45 that she started taking painting lessons. Her first class ...

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Jack Abraham

In three games this season, Abraham has completed 77 of 107 passes for 1,048 yards with 10 touchdowns and three interceptions. He has a 72-percent pass completion rates, and he ...

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Bob Zellner

The cinematic story of the son of a Klansman becoming a leading student figure in the Civil Rights Movement is moving ahead, with filming planned in Alabama.

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Gregory Vance

Jackson native Gregory Vance recently became one of seven freshman students at the University of Mississippi to receive scholarships from the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation.

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Christian Jacquemin

Before coming to Jackson State University, senior kicker Christian Jacquemin went to Coral Reef High School in Miami, where he played soccer before his high-school coach encouraged him to try ...

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SIKA Digs into ‘The Meal Plan’

Jessica Noxolo's solo debut, "The Meal Plan" EP, may feature a song titled "The Appetizer," but the Jackson neo-soul artist, who performs as SIKA, says she sees the recording project ...

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BOJ Spin: Chris Baker

Whether you're looking to lose pounds or just trying to stay healthy, spinning is a great option. Jacksonians take their cardio seriously, so it's no surprise that readers took to ...