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Education

Report: Mississippi Charter Schools Improve Grades, Need Changes

Three charter schools in Jackson raised their grades over the past year, a new legislative PEER committee report found. Still, the report recommended changes by the board that oversees charter schools in Mississippi.

Politics

Mississippi Business Group Offers Loans for Flood Recovery

Mississippi's Small Business Administration is now offering low-interest loans to homeowners, businesses and nonprofit organizations who suffered losses when torrential rain caused widespread flooding last spring.

Person of the Day

Zach Bridges

Sometimes someone from the home team can make it to the big fields. Zach Bridges, born and raised in Pearl, Miss., had the chance to compete in this year's season of "The Voice," an American singing competition television series broadcast ...

City & County

Pauline Rogers’ Long Road

Pauline Rogers works as the president and CEO of the Reaching and Educating for Community Hope Foundation, a nonprofit that provides transitional housing and support services to those affected by crime and incarceration.

City & County

Azia's Picks 12-13-19

Today is the last Friday the 13th of the decade, Jackson! We are settling in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season as procrastinating shoppers liven the city, myself included.

Music Listings

1908 Provisions - Chuck Bryan 6:30 p.m.

Alumni House - Larry Brewer 7 p.m.

Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, Vicksburg - FORTAG 8 p.m.

Bar 3911 - DJ Taboo 8 p.m.-2 a.m.

Bonny Blair's Live, Brandon - Ronnie McGee 9 p.m.

Char - Ronnie Brown 6 p.m.

Drago's - Tod Thompson & Bob Pieczyk 6 p.m.

F. Jones Corner - The Blues Man 10 p.m. $5; Smoke Stack Lightening midnight $10

Genna Benna, Brandon - Live Music 7 p.m.

Georgia Blue, Flowood - Live Music 7 p.m.

Georgia Blue, Madison - Live Music 7 p.m.

Hal & Mal's - Ally & Jazz Katz in Dining Room; Beebee's, Bark and Witchcake in Red Room 7 p.m.

Iron Horse Grill - Blind Dog Otis 9 p.m.

Kathryn's - The Sole Shakers 7 p.m.

Martin's - Luckenbach (Willie Nelson Tribute) 9 p.m.

Pelican Cove - Stace & Cassie 6 p.m.

Shucker's - Sonny Duo 5:30 p.m.; Hairicane 8 p.m. $5; Charade 10 p.m.

Table 100 - Tommie Vaughn 6 p.m.