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Best of Jackson 2020: People

There's nothing to us more local than Best of Jackson. We're officially in our 18th annual award season. Here is who you voted as the best local people, places, food and more.

Politics

Bipartisanship, Prisons, Gangs, Teacher Pay and Tarnished Lawmakers

Delbert Hosemann's ascent to the lieutenant governor's seat opened the possibility for a more bipartisan Senate than in recent sessions, even as Mississippi faces its most Republican-led state government since Reconstruction—when the Republican Party was quite different.

Jacksonian

Lorenzo Sutton

Lorenzo Sutton worked at Jackson State University's eCenter doing maintenance work until he became the building manager at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in July 2019.

City & County

EDITOR'S NOTE: Jackson’s Need for a Collaborative ‘Growth Mindset’

"On vexing community issues like violence, we can find and embrace solutions that are evidence-tested in other cities and that make a hell of a lot of sense for Jackson if we bother to get off the mental treadmill."

Best of Jackson

Best of Jackson 2020: Nightlife and Music

There's nothing to us more local than Best of Jackson. We're officially in our 18th annual award season. Here is who you voted as the best local people, places, food and more.

Music Listings

Alumni House, Pearl - Gena & David Steele 7 p.m.

Char - Tommie Vaughn 6 p.m.

Hal & Mal's - New Bourbon Street Jazz Band 7 p.m.

Duling Hall - Sweet Crude 6 p.m.

Jackson Yacht Club - Larry Brewer & Doug Hurd 5:30 p.m.

Kathryn's - The Gator Trio 6:30 p.m.

Martin’s - Open Mic 9 p.m.

Pelican Cove - Gary & Mel Osborne 6 p.m.

Shucker's - Sonny & Co. 7:30 p.m.

Table 100 - Andy Henderson 6 p.m.