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UMMC/FirstNet Partnership, Gulf Seafood Outlet and Vitality Bowls

Greg Adams, a former conductor for the Canadian National Railroad who retired in 2016, opened his own seafood market, Gulf Seafood Outlet, in Jackson in September 2018.

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"A Tale of Two Collections," JSU Creative Arts Festival and Argosy Student Aid at Belhaven

Tougaloo College is partnering with the Mississippi Museum of Art on a joint exhibition titled "A Tale of Two Collections."

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Kimberlee Haralson

Real estate company Crye-Leike Brandon recently gave Kimberlee Haralson, a realtor who joined the company in September 2017, its 2019 Crye-Leike Rookie of the Year award for the Central Mississippi ...

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Duvalier Malone Named Top Entrepreneur and Mississippi Museum of Art Events

The Mississippi Business Journal will name community activist, author and motivational speaker Duvalier Malone as its top entrepreneur for 2019 in a ceremony at the Old Capitol Inn on Thursday, ...

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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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Millsaps CFA Challenge, USM Midsummer Musical Theatre Experience and MSU Women's History Month

Four Millsaps College students recently won first-place honors during the regional Chartered Financial Analyst Institute Research Challenge in Memphis, Tenn.

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New Food Truck and Restaurant Coming to Jackson and Bilal's EasyKale Grand Opening

Lataurius Rodgers, owner of Diamond Nail Studio in Jackson, will soon bring a new food truck to the city together with Lamarcus Robinson, a friend who also lives in Jackson.

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Feeling Lucky and Local

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 23 with local events, including the Hal’s St. Paddy’s Parade & Festival that day.

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Coffee, Eats and South Street Live

South Street Live opened in December 2018. The Jackson Free Press hosted its 2019 Best of Jackson awards party at the venue on Jan. 27.

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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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Teachers College and Women's History Month at USM and MSU Alumni Association Awards Banquet

Mississippi State University will recognize Ridgeland native Richard A. Rula as its National Alumnus of the Year during the MSU Alumni Association awards banquet.

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Sherry Overby

Belhaven University named Sherry Overby, an adjunct professor of human resources, leadership and business communications, the new director of human resources in January 2019. She replaced former director Virginia Henderson, ...

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Holy Crab Coming to Jackson, Arts Day at the Capitol and "Visual Voices"

The Mississippi Museum of Art will host a traveling exhibition called "Visual Voices: Contemporary Chickasaw Art" from March 2 to June 2, 2019, in the Gertrude C. Ford and Donna ...

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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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"Unframed Images" at MSU, Millsaps College Players at the Arts Center and Edible Book Festival at USM

Mississippi State University Libraries is partnering with Tuskegee University in Alabama and the Southern Literary Trail to host "Unframed Images," an art exhibition honoring the work of African American photographer ...

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New Restaurant at The District, Startup Weekend Jackson and Heavenly Sweetz

Brandon native Regina Wallace opened Heavenly Sweetz Bakery inside The Hatch in midtown in October 2018. The bakery offers cupcakes, tiered cakes, pies, cookies, sheet cakes and standard cakes in ...

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Duvalier Malone at Tougaloo, International Percussion Festival and Margaret Tullos Field Symposium

Community activist, motivational speaker and author Duvalier Malone spoke at Tougaloo College on Wednesday, Feb. 13, as part of its "Real Talk" spring semester series.

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Anne Moody

The Mississippi legislature passed a bill to name a stretch of highway in Wilkinson County after Anne Moody, a civil-rights activist who wrote a memoir titled "Coming of Age in ...

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Mississippi Gem and Mineral Society Show, Mississippi Scholastic Art Awards and Reunion Golf & Country Club

The Mississippi Gem and Mineral Society will hold its 60th annual show at the Mississippi Trade Mart Feb. 23-24.

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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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Frank Laws

Belhaven University recently named Frank Laws, a 1991 graduate of the university, as its new director of advancement and alumni relations.

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Kellogg Foundation Community Leadership Network, Black History Month at USM and Science Night at the Museum

The Center for Creative Leadership and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation recently named two Jackson State University professors, Robert Luckett and Byron Orey, as participants in the WKKF Community Leadership Network.

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Love, Life and Local Events

This Valentine’s Day, celebrate by supporting local businesses and restaurants, and attending local events.

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2019 Governor's Arts Awards and TEDxJackson

The sixth annual TEDxJackson will take place on Thursday, Feb. 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. inside the Craig H. Neilsen auditorium at the 2 Mississippi Museums complex.

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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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MSU Idea Shop, Emerge Exhibit at Belhaven and Millsaps Internship Program

The Mississippi State University Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach recently named Michael Lane, who graduated from MSU in December 2018 with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, as program coordinator ...

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New Hope Black History Month, Mississippi Arboretum Trail, ISH Grill & Bar and Corelle Brands

New Hope Baptist Church will host its eighth annual "Back in the Day" Black History Month celebration every Thursday during February.

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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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Black History Month at MSU, JSU Alum to Direct Stennis Center, and Cookbooks for a Cause at USM

Mississippi State University has announced four events that will be part of its Black History Month celebrations in February.

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Jewish Cinema Mississippi 2019

The 17th annual Jewish Cinema Mississippi film festival will take place at the Malco Grandview Theater in Madison on Jan. 24, 26, 27 and 29.

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Samantha Crain at the Art Museum, A Night on Us from Airbnb and Modern American Miss Mississippi

The Mississippi Museum of Art will host Samantha Crain, a Choctaw folk singer, songwriter and poet from Oklahoma, for a concert to mark the closing of the exhibition "Jeffrey Gibson: ...

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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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UM Student Working with Smithsonian, USM 2019 Cultural Arts Series and "Stand to Stop Hazing" at MSU

University of Mississippi recently announced that junior art history major Grace Moorman will travel to Washington, D.C., to work as a curatorial intern at the Smithsonian Institution's National Portrait Gallery ...

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Meg Weidner

Meg Weidner, a resident of Laguna Beach, Calif., who was born and grew up in Jackson, will debut "Best Mom," a film she wrote and stars in, on Jan. 29.

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National Baptist Convention in Jackson, 2019 Dyslexia Symposium, UMMC Donation and Cultivation Food Hall

The National Baptist Convention, the largest organization of African American Baptists in the U.S., is currently holding its annual mid-winter board meeting at the Jackson Convention Complex from Monday, Jan. ...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Breakfast at MSU, USM AIM Awards and Tougaloo Scholarship Campaign

Mississippi State University will honor Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy as a minister, humanitarian and civil-rights activist during the school's 25th annual Unity Breakfast and Day of Service ...

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Max Cooper

The Japan Prize Foundation named Max Cooper, a University of Mississippi graduate and professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, as a 2018 ...

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Kris Wilson

Kris Wilson, a Canton resident and an art instructor at Holmes Community College's Ridgeland and Goodman campuses, sees his art as a way to get people to slow down and ...

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The Quarter Lofts, Whimsy Willows Boutique and XplicitJ3 Fitness

Jackson-based real estate development company StateStreet Group recently announced the completion of The Quarter Lofts on Lakeland Drive.

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Lottie Joiner

The Margaret Walker Center at Jackson State University recently announced that Lottie Joiner, editor-in-chief of The Crisis magazine, will be the keynote speaker for its 51st annual Dr. Martin Luther ...

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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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The Hungry Goat, Cultivation Food Hall and Crossroads Film Festival

The annual Crossroads Film Festival recently announced that it is accepting submissions from artists located within about a three-hour drive from Jackson for its music-video block.

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JSU Minority Fellowship Program, MC Dyslexia Center Expansion and UM Veteran Recognition

Jackson State University's Council on Social Work Education recently named Carla Baskin as the 2018 fellow for its Minority Fellowship Program.

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Ring in the Jackson New Year

2018 has flown by fast, and 2019 is fast approaching. Celebrate the new year with these events from local businesses, restaurants and people.

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AHA Scholars at Tougaloo, Carnegie Designations, and JSU Heart Walk

The American Heart Association recently named two Tougaloo College students as AHA HBCU Scholars.

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Stuffed Baked Potato Factory at Northpark and Make-A-Wish at the Outlets

Northpark recently announced the winner of the "Taste for the Space" culinary competition that it hosted on Saturday, Dec. 1. Michael Joyner, a Jackson resident, won the competition representing The ...

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New Leaders at USM Institute for Disability Studies, MSU Groundbreaking and Belhaven Welcome Week

Mississippi State University held a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, Dec. 7, commemorating the beginning of construction on its Richard A. Rula Engineering and Science Complex.

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Frank Mickens Jr.

Frank Mickens Jr., a longtime Jackson resident who founded engineering and construction firm Encon, Inc., died on Nov. 17 at age 67.

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South Street Live and State Street Reconstruction Project

The City of Jackson began work on the second phase of its State Street Reconstruction Project, which will focus on completely reconstructing State Street from Hartfield Street to Choctaw Road, ...

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Season’s Eatings

The Jackson metro area has plenty of food options for the holidays, with many restaurants serving specialty items and offering take-home meals.

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