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Rodney Washington

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a New Jersey-based philanthropic organization that promotes advancements in health care, recently chose Rodney Washington, an associate professor of education at Jackson State University, as ...

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Pig & Pint Makes National Nacho List, Glow in the 'Park 5K, Cultivation Food Hall and SBA Ignite Tour

The Food Network recently featured Fondren barbecue restaurant The Pig & Pint as part of its "50 States of Nachos," which highlighted unique nacho dishes from every state. The Pig ...

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Yolanda Owens

The Jackson State University National Alumni Association selected Yolanda Owens, who served as the association's president until June 30 this year, as the 2018 Alumnus of the Year during its ...

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Cortez Bryant at JSU, USM Sweet Potato Drop and Belhaven Grant

Cortez Bryant, a Jackson State University alumnus and manager for Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj and other popular musical acts, will be the grand marshal for JSU's homecoming parade on ...

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Willie Jones

Willie Jones launched Dependable Source Corp of MS, a staffing firm that hires commercial truck drivers for both full-time and part-time work in Mississippi, in 1995.

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Meredith Gonzalez

When Meredith Gonzalez moved to Jackson from California in 2015, she found what she described as a small but vibrant and passionate art community, but was not sure of where ...

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Seafood R'evolution Celebrates Anniversary and Chef Award, Julian Rankin to Direct Walter Anderson Museum of Art

Certified Angus Beef LLC named Simon Brown, chef de cuisine at Seafood R'evolution, as a "Culinary Innovator" during the organization's convention in Maui, Hawaii, from Sept. 26 to Sept. 28.

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BOJ Spin: Chris Baker

Whether you're looking to lose pounds or just trying to stay healthy, spinning is a great option. Jacksonians take their cardio seriously, so it's no surprise that readers took to ...

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El Centro in Jackson, Mississippi Museum of Art's Permanent Collection Returns and Jackson FOG Program

Yoseph Ali, owner of Aladdin Mediterranean Grill in Fondren, opened a Mexican restaurant called El Centro in downtown Jackson on Monday, Sept. 17.

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Bradford Smith

Belhaven University President Roger Parrott appointed Bradford Smith as the university's provost and vice president of academic affairs on Sept. 12.

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USM Ceramics National, JSU Professor Named as Fulbright Scholar and Tougaloo Athletic Director Named to NAIA Hall of Fame

The University of Southern Mississippi Gallery of Art and Design will host the 2018 Southern Miss Ceramics National from Oct. 12 through Nov. 2.

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Senate Debate at Millsaps, AIM for CHangE at MSU and Belhaven Family Weekend

Millsaps College and Mississippi Public Broadcasting will host "Decision 2018: Mississippi U.S. Senate Debate," featuring candidates in the state special election to fill retired U.S. Senator Thad Cochran's seat, on ...

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Gregory Vance

Jackson native Gregory Vance recently became one of seven freshman students at the University of Mississippi to receive scholarships from the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation.

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Get Creative in Jackson

Lately, many arts events have popped up in the Jackson metro area.

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