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Zea Rotisserie & Bar, Rainbow Community Meeting and Hollywood Feed Flowood

Zea Rotisserie & Bar, a New Orleans-based restaurant chain specializing in Southern cuisine as well as rotisserie and grilled food, plans to open its first location outside of Louisiana in ...

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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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JSU Substance Prevention Grant, Eaglepalooza in Hattiesburg and MSU Rural Physicians Scholarships

Mississippi State University presented $30,000 scholarships to six current students and three graduates on Thursday, July 12, as part of the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program.

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Maxine Greenleaf

Maxine Greenleaf, executive director of communications and marketing at Jackson State University, became president of the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi for 2018 to 2019 starting on July 1.

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Shining Neon Lights

The Mississippi Children's Museum will host its fifth annual Neon Night on Saturday, July 14, from 8 p.m. to midnight. The summer fundraiser for the event is open to visitors ...

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Richard Miles

Richard Miles, medical director of Merit Health Central's emergency department and owner of Hops & Habanas, got his start as a business owner due to a medical problem.

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Deborah Hunter

Deborah Hunter, a Ridgeland resident and self-taught chef, is coming to Lemuria Books on Saturday, July 14, to hold a book signing for her new cookbook, “My Delicious Mississippi Life: ...

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Rainbow Co-op Closing, Owners of Froogel's Buy McDade's and SBA Open House

The Rainbow Co-op Board of Directors, which voted to seek Chapter 11 reorganization protection in March, has now decided to close the grocery, which has been open since 1980.

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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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UMMC/Kyruus Partnership, Millsaps NCAA Swim Program and USM Genetic Editing Forum

The University of Mississippi Medical Center recently announced it will be integrating a new provider-search system from health-focused internet technology company, Kyruus.

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Ice Cream Safari at the Jackson Zoo, Nandy's Candy Award and The Country Squire Moving

The Jackson Zoo will host its 24th annual Bluebell Ice Cream Safari fundraiser on Saturday, July 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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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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Kids Kollege and Award for Excellence at JSU, NIH Grant at MSU

Local mixed-media artist Shambe Jones led a group of 100 sixth-graders in a T-shirt design class at Jackson State University's Johnson Hall on Thursday, June 21, as part of JSU's ...

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Camille Young

The Woodward Hines Education Foundation, a nonprofit working to increase college access for young Mississippians, recently named Madison resident Camille Scales Young to its board of directors.

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Fireworks and Festivities

Celebrate the Fourth of July this year with local businesses such as Campbell's Bakery, Nandy’s Candy and more.

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Lucky Town Tap Takeover, Little Light House Benefit, Shoe Station Flowood and Launch Anniversary

Jackson brewery Lucky Town Brewing Company is partnering with Mexican restaurant Cantina Laredo in The District at Eastover to host an event called "Tap Takeover" on Sunday, July 29, starting ...

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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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Alcorn Farm to Fork Program, USM "Gold Route" and New MUW Development Officer

The Alcorn State University Extension Program, an education center at Alcorn focused on agriculture, began partnering with UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Mississippi for the seventh year of the Farm to ...

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Susan Garrard

Jackson native Susan Garrard has spent much of her life volunteering and working with children and the community in her roles as president of Junior League of Jackson, and the ...

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T-Shirt-Centered Celebrations at Swell-O-Phonic and Mississippi Museum of Art

The Mississippi Museum of Art will host a pop-up exhibition of shirts from local designers and artists during its "Museum After Hours" event in honor of National T-Shirt Day on ...

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Javier Peraza

Mississippi Coding Academies, a joint project between Innovate Mississippi and the Mississippi Development Authority, recently named Belhaven resident Javier Peraza as an instructor for two new coding classes that will ...

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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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IBC Dance School at Belhaven, JSU Heritage Award and USM Adventure Therapy

This year, Belhaven University is playing a part in the USA International Ballet Competition by hosting the USA IBC Dance School, which runs simultaneously with the competition.

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Mantle. Red Balloon Project Launch Party, Same Kind of Different at Alamo Theatre and Mississippi Barber Academy Grand Opening

Mantle. City Club + Inc.ubator, a co-working space in the Duling Hall building, is hosting a members-only event called "Summer Solstice" at Highland Village on Thursday, June 21, from 7 ...

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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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New Athletic Director and "Flying Classroom" at JSU, MSU Professor Wins Civil War Book Award

Jackson State University President William Bynum Jr. named Ashley Robinson as the school's new vice president and director of athletics during a press conference on Tuesday, June 5. Robinson will ...

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Mississippi Craft Beer Festival, "Save Our Summer," Positive Steps Fertility Clinic and Braves Business After Hours

The Fondren Renaissance Foundation is joining with Capital City Beverage Company and Southern Beverage Company to host the fourth annual Mississippi Craft Beer Festival on Friday, June 15, at Duling ...

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USM ToTAL Program, Tougaloo Science Foundation Grants and JSU/NASA Partnership

The National Science Foundation recently donated a total of about $700,000 to Tougaloo College professors Bidisha Sengupta and George Armstrong.

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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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USM Cancer Foundation Board, New Tuition Structures at MUW, and Belhaven Professor in Top 50 Under 40

On May 17, the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees approved three new tuition structures for Mississippi University for Women.

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Stephen Parks

The American Association of Law Libraries, a national association of law school and court libraries, and independent librarians who perform law research, recently named State Librarian Stephen Parks as a ...

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Ira Murray

The United Way of the Capital Area Board of Trustees recently named Ira Murray as the organization's new president and chief executive officer.

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Ripley's Believe It or Not! At Science Museum, CAPE Art Residencies and Families First Resource Center

The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science launched a new exhibit called "The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not!" on Saturday, May 19.

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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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Next Generation Harvey and HOYO at USM, and Common App at MSU

The University of Southern Mississippi's College of Nursing Clinical Simulation Lab recently purchased three new patient simulators using a donation from USM benefactors Chuck and Rita Scianna.

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Food Network Honors Pig & Pint, Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience and Facebook Community Boost

This month, the Food Network selected the fried bologna sandwich at The Pig & Pint as the best breakfast sandwich in Mississippi as part of a feature showcasing the dish ...

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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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Denim Day at JSU, USM 2018 Commencements and Tougaloo Two Rivers Gala

Jackson State University's Division of Student Affairs and the Latasha Norman Center for Counseling organized Denim Day on April 25 inside the Student Center to raise awareness about the nationwide ...

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Julius Paige

Midtown comic-book and record store Offbeat is hosting an art show featuring Julius Paige, an eighth-grade student in the special-education program at Siwell Middle School in Jackson, for the month ...

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Mother’s Day 2K18

The Jackson Free Press has you covered on all the best places to treat your mom this Mother's Day.

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Go Cups at The District, Get Out More Tour at Buffalo Peak and Nissan HBCU Donation

Visitors to The District at Eastover can now take alcoholic beverages, one per person, out of restaurants in plastic cups that have restaurant insignias and drink them on the District ...

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USM Business 101 Workshops, 2018 National College Dance Festival and UMMC/Blue Cross Contract

The University of Mississippi Medical Center announced on Monday, April 30, that it has entered negotiations with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi to update its contract with the ...

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New Exhibits at the Art Museum, Cultivation Food Hall and Si Senhor

This week, the Mississippi Museum of Art this week announced nine new contemporary-art acquisitions that it is adding to its collection as part of its Center for Art & Public ...

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MSU Student Ag Awards, JSU Named Military-Friendly School and Pathway Cords for USM Commencement

Eight College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students at Mississippi State University students won awards in the oral and visual display competitions at the 82nd-annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences meeting ...

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Christopher Evans

The Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership named Christopher Evans, a math teacher at Callaway High School, as a 2018 Metro Teacher of the Year.

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Spanish Wine Tasting at Seafood R'evolution, Cinco de Mayo at Cantina Laredo and Taste JXN

Cantina Laredo, a Mexican restaurant located in The District at Eastover, will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with live music, a menu of limited-time-only cocktails and drink specials.

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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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NAMI MS Conference at Belhaven, USM Marine Education Center and MSU 2018 Alumni Association Award

The National Alliance on Mental Illness Mississippi will host its annual spring conference on Thursday, May 17, and Friday, May 18, at the Dr. Billy Kim International Center at Belhaven ...

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Director of Learning and School Programs at Art Museum, TeamJXN Luncheon and Riverwalk Renovations

The James and Madeleine McMullan Family Foundation, an Illinois-based educational scholarship and grant provider, donated $750,000 to the Mississippi Museum of Art on Sunday, March 25.

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Lynne Schneider

Fifteen years ago, Lynne Schneider, an English and journalism teacher at Murrah High School, was diagnosed with a kidney disease called focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, which causes scarring in the kidney.

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