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The Stella Car

Justin Watson eases around town in a car that will surely catch your eye. Let's …

A Chilly Fondren after 5

People braved the cold to hear music, eat, and visit.

Lumumba in Pictures

Although he was mayor for less than a year, his impact can be felt throughout …

Protest of SB2681 at Capitol

People gathered in protest of SB2681 -- the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. March 4, 2014. …

Zoo Brew 2014

The Jackson Zoo held their annual Zoo Brew with craft beers, good food, and some …

Jackson 2000 25th Anniversary

Jackson 2000 held it's 25th anniversary at the Mississippi Museum of Art to honor the …

JSU Media Relaunch

Jackson State University held a celebration in honor of the all-new JSUTV and WJSU 88.5 …

'Deplorable' Conditions at Westside Trailer Park

Westside Trailer Park, located right outside of Canton in Madison County, is home to a …

'DINOS' at the Jackson Zoo

"DINOS" at the Jackson Zoo opened on April 1 and runs through July 2.

Kwanzaa 2017

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Lecile Harris

What inspires a young man to climb on the back of an ill-tempered, 1,500-pound Brahman bull? For veteran rodeo clown Lecile Harris, it was watching the bull riders at an …

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Creative Date Nights

Surprise your Valentine with a different date night than the usual. Take a walk on the wild side and remember: Food is always a winning option.

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Love after Losing

I lost my boyfriend at 30 years old. We had been looking at engagement rings the day before he died. The space the loss left in my heart was immeasurable.

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So You’re Single on Valentine’s Day ... Try the Best

For single people, Valentine's Day may not be all it's cracked up to be. But that doesn't mean you can't celebrate the holiday anyway.

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Best of Jackson 2017: Community & Culture

In the world of Top-40 radio, Y101 is one of the stations that stands out, and not just because it earned two Best of Jackson titles, Best Radio Personality and …

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Got Melanin? CultureSnap Evolving Black Hashtags

Almost three years ago, Jackson native Frederick Burns decided that the black community needed its own social-media app using the words and phrases popular in the world of Black Twitter, …

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Bringing the River Back to Life

The Mississippi River Basin Model, a National Civil Engineering Landmark, is in bad shape; however, compared to the last time I wrote about it for the Jackson Free Press, it …

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Finding the Lost Battalion

The stuff of legends! There are many books and movies about the six days of hell the Lost Battalion endured.

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Best of Jackson 2019: Community and Culture

We here at the Jackson Free Press like to keep our focus on local: local people, local business, local food—you get the idea. There’s nothing to us more local than …

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PJ Morton: #BuyBacktheBlock

PJ Morton is a New Orleans-native musician, songwriter, vocalist and record producer. He was formerly a keyboardist and vocalist for Maroon 5 from 2012 to 2014 and was nominated for …