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Dustin Cardon

Web Editor Dustin Cardon is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. He enjoys reading fantasy novels and wants to write them himself one day. Email him business tips at dustin@jacksonfreepress.com

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Saltine in Southern Living and Playtime Entertainment

Birmingham, Ala.-based magazine Southern Living recently named Jackson chef Jesse Houston's Saltine Oyster Bar in its 2016 list of the 25 best new restaurants in the South.

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10 Local Stories of the Week

There's never a slow news week in Jackson, Miss., and last week was no exception. Here are the local stories JFP reporters brought you in case you missed them.

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Freshii Comes to Flowood, Mississippi Contemporary Art Center and Las Palmas Mexican Grill

John Newcomb, the nephew of Newk's Eatery owner Don Newcomb, made his own entry into the restaurant business last week with the opening of Mississippi's first Freshii in Flowood.

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10 Local Stories of the Week

There's never a slow news week in Jackson, Miss., and last week was no exception. Here are the local stories JFP reporters brought you in case you missed them.

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Alex Eaton Wins Seafood Cook-Off, Boccado's International Cuisine and New Sombra

Alex Eaton, executive chef at The Manship Wood Fired Kitchen, won the Great American Seafood Cook-Off, held in New Orleans on Aug. 6.

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Zyria Thomas

Zyria Thomas, a recent graduate of Callaway High School, believes that being scholarly is not something that happens overnight and takes "a great deal of time, patience, motivation and dedication."

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Food Truck Friday at the Mustard Seed, Flora Butcher and New Residence Inn

The Mustard Seed, a community for adults with developmental disabilities, is hosting its own Food Truck Friday event on Aug. 19, with the goal of bringing people to the campus ...

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10 Local Stories of the Week

There's never a slow news week in Jackson, Miss., and last week was no exception. Here are the local stories JFP reporters brought you in case you missed them.

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Joshua Mannery and Maisie Brown

Joshua Mannery, a 17-year-old Jackson resident and senior at Murrah High School, was attending a rally to change the state flag at the state capitol in March 2016 when he ...

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Skybox Daiquiri Bar and Bistro, Cakes by Crystal, My Kid's Cabby and Bumps and Beyond

Raymond T. Kersh, owner of Skybox Daiquiri Bar and Bistro (6392 Ridgewood Court Drive), said he hopes that his restaurant will serve as "a great place to take a break, ...

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