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One Eastover Center, Community Garden, Charlie Graingers and Local 463

On Sept. 7, the developers of The District at Eastover, a multi-use development in northeast Jackson, acquired One Eastover Center from Eastover Jackson, LLC. One Eastover Center is a Class ...

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Shaka Senghor

Shaka Senghor is a living example of how a person can turn a difficult life around. He is a former convicted murderer turned college lecturer, author and director's fellow of ...

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New Deep South Pops, Brent's Anniversary, Baker Donelson and Cuba Business Seminar

Deep South Pops (1800 N. State St.), an artisanal shop that sells organic ice pops made with local ingredients, in addition to coffee, gelato, baked goods and more, will open ...

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Kelly Jacobs

Community activist and four-time Democratic National Convention delegate Kelly Jacobs recently received the honor of having one of 10 dresses she made in support of President Barack Obama put on ...

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Don Penzien

Don Penzien, founder and director of CelticFest Mississippi, started the annual event 25 years ago to help familiarize Mississippians with Scottish and Irish traditions, especially those who may have Scot-Irish ...

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Ritzy Rags, Brow Bar By Incense and New Chef at Fratesi's

Last week, Pam Fratesi, owner of Fratesi's restaurant, brought in her son-in-law, Nick Secoy, as the restaurant's new head chef.

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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 Powell

Joshua Powell, an actor and producer working with Action Talent Agency in Flowood, may soon be on his way to a theater near you.

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Archie's Fish and Chicken, The Palette Cafe and Char Restaurant

Jackson restaurant Char Restaurant will add a new private dining area by December 2016, combining the current building with the adjacent 3,000-square-foot space that housed Mozingo Clothiers before it moved ...

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Jacquelyn Franklin

Jacquelyn Franklin, a retired professor of social studies, African American studies and urban studies at Jackson State University, died on Aug. 3.

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