Julie Skipper

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[Skipper] Being the Best

Craig's spirit extended to each person he encountered.

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Down the Rabbit Hole

Back in 2011, after becoming friends with Eddie Outlaw, co-owner of the William Wallace Salon (2939 Old Canton Road, 601-982-8300), he invited me to join their crew to march in ...

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Support Local Arts

Sometimes, when you've built something up for a while, it doesn't live up to what you expect. However, when it comes to Jackson's artist community, it always delivers the goods.

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Sombra's Young Talent

Though a mere 25 years old, Chef John Michael Smith of Sombra Mexican Kitchen in Ridgeland is a seasoned veteran of restaurants.

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A Lifelong Reader

As a little girl, I loved the library. My mother read to me from birth, and we frequented the Meridian Public Library so much that it almost felt like a ...

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The Power of Tiny Dancers

Being a grown-up, I do now have friends who have kids—and I find that they can be fun once they reach an age where they start to become little people.

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Each spring presents a difficulty for many of us: Sunbathing and tanning beds are bad, but pasty white legs don't look as good sticking out of miniskirts and shorts as ...

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Red Flags in Downtown Bars

While eating at the bar at a downtown restaurant or enjoying a beverage at the King Edward Hotel Bar on a weeknight, it's not at all unusual to strike up ...

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Mother's Appreciation Day

Mommies and babies--they're everywhere I look these days. Magazines and the Internet track the growing baby bumps and pregnancy fashion of Mila Kunis, Scarlett Johansson, and Kerry Washington daily.

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Straying at Home

When Mary Claire Primos, founder of Stray at Home Art and Music Festival, moved back home to Jackson after living in Nashville for seven years, she noticed that something was ...

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City Love

When she was a student at Mississippi College, Lindsey Brooks, now 30, attended a Blue and Gold social club party at Northpointe Barn and told a girlfriend, "I'm going to ...

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