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Dustin Cardon

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Derek Emerson at Boudin, Bourbon & Beer, Moe's Opening, The First Tee and Growing Black Businesses Forum

Chef Derek Emerson of Walker's Drive-In and Meredith Pittman of CAET Wine Bar will both participate in the Emeril Lagasse Foundation's sixth annual Boudin, Bourbon & Beer event at Champions ...

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Gwen Bouie-Haynes

Gwen Bouie-Haynes, the division director of adult services for Catholic Charities Diocese of Jackson's Domestic Violence Services Center, has spent nearly 30 years helping victims of domestic violence in Jackson.

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Nathan Theisen

Nate Theisen, a professor of visual arts at Belhaven University for the last 15 years, started working there out of a desire to bring the arts into a religious climate.

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Mary Harrison Lee

Mary Harrison Lee, a civil-rights activist and participant in the famous Freedom Rides of 1961, died on Sept. 26 at age 77.

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Food Truck Friday Returns, Soft Surroundings, Altitude Trampoline Park and Rockstar Ink

Food Truck Friday, a weekly event series in which local food trucks gather to sell lunch items in downtown Jackson's Smith Park, returned on Oct. 7 for its first event ...

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Gerard Howard

Jacksonian Gerard Howard is helping to bring Historically Black College and University marching bands into the national spotlight through a video exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution's new National Museum of ...

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"Gilmoreversary" at Deep South Pops, Freshii Grand Opening, Innovate Mississippi and New Southern Airways Flights

On Oct. 5, in honor of "Gilmoreversary"—the anniversary of the first day that the television series "Gilmore Girls" aired on The WB—Deep South Pops will be one of 200 businesses ...

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Claude Stuart

Comedian Claude Stuart, a Greenville, Miss., native currently residing in Los Angeles, is returning to Mississippi for the first time in four years to put on a show at The ...

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Keeping Things Local

David Raines, a professional chef in Madison with more than 14 years of experience in restaurants around the United States and the world, decided to go into business as a ...

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Penguin Closed for Good, UMMC Child Health Initiative, More on Local 463

The Penguin Restaurant & Bar, originally slated to reopen this fall after closing for renovations on Friday, July 8, posted a message to Facebook on Sept. 24 stating that the ...

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