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Oxford Film Festival Grants, Schwartz “Buddy Bear” Campaign, and “Broadway in Jackson” and “Jackson Live!”
The Oxford Film Festival is offering a new grant to filmmakers, Schwartz & Associates is launching a “Buddy Bear” campaign, and “Broadway in Jackson” and “Jackson Live!” are coming back ...
Whole Foods, Fondren Nails, H&M and Belhaven
On Jan. 10, Whole Foods Market issued a press release announcing the opening date for the new store opening in Highland Village. The doors will open Tuesday, Feb. 4, at ...
This Week in Higher Education
The Association of American Colleges & Universities recently selected Millsaps College as a site for one of the organization's new Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Centers, which are part ...
H&M Opens, State Colleges Offer New Opportunities
Swedish retailer H&M will open its first Mississippi location at noon Thursday, June 5, at Northpark Mall.
Next Generation Harvey and HOYO at USM, and Common App at MSU
The University of Southern Mississippi's College of Nursing Clinical Simulation Lab recently purchased three new patient simulators using a donation from USM benefactors Chuck and Rita Scianna.
Torshel, Main Street and HUBZone
Ridgeland resident Israel Martinez decided to start his storm shelter construction company, Torshel, after witnessing the destruction a series of tornadoes in Mississippi caused in 2014.
Dr. Sunny Fridge
Dr. Sunny Fridge is a former producer, reporter and anchor who has taught in the mass communications department at Jackson State University for 14 years.
JSU Photography Award, Belhaven Mental Health Program, Leadership Mississippi and JSU HBCU Program
This week, Jackson State University Department of Communications and Marketing team members Charles A. Smith and Kentrice Rush received the Libris Iconic Images Award from the photography website Photoshelter.
New Head Chef at Saltine, Tulane Madison Closing and Aspen Dental
Sous chef Nicole Medrano recently accepted a promotion to become the new executive chef of Saltine Oyster Bar.
The Apothecary, Grant Awards and Encore Entrepreneurs
This past weekend, Brad Reeves, owner of Brent's Drugs, opened The Apothecary, a 1,000-square-foot "speakeasy" lounge inside the circa-1946 soda fountain.
JXN Escape Room, Paint Nite and Mississippi Business Engagement Network
Clint Sistrunk and his wife, Paulina Krakowska, were in Poland visiting Krakowska's family in summer 2015 when the couple first discovered "escape rooms," which are live-action games that put a ...
Conkrete, Arts and Trails
Dr. Mark Malone and historian Scott Barretta are working with MAC's Folk and Traditional Arts Program to develop lesson plans that explore Mississippi's history via the Mississippi Blues Trail.
Ripley's Believe It or Not! At Science Museum, CAPE Art Residencies and Families First Resource Center
The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science launched a new exhibit called "The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not!" on Saturday, May 19.
Innovate Mississippi Entrepreneur Program, Fuse.Cloud and New Belhaven Campus
Innovate Mississippi, which is a nonprofit economic development organization, recently announced the launch of a new "Entrepreneur in Residence" program that is designed to support technology and entrepreneurial development in ...
Swell-O-Phonic, Little Bluestem Farm and Mantle. Co.working
Swell-O-Phonic is renovating this week and is temporarily moving all of its stock and operations into The Wonder Lab downstairs.
Thimblepress, Edison Walthall Auction, Outlets of Mississippi and Small Business Webinars
Kristen Ley opened Thimblepress--a combination letterpress, art, sewing, design and woodworking studio--in Jan. 2012. She named the shop for her collection of thimbles; she has one for each state she ...
Cascade on Tap, 540 Lounge and STEM Career Program
Trey Malone is bringing a new kind of cold-brew coffee process to Mississippi Friday, Oct. 30, during the Brewing Bad event at Deep South Pops.
Hair Studio, eCities and Nissan Grants
Google recently named Ridgeland the 2013 eCity for Mississippi.
EasyKale, Canopy Center of Excellence and Shrimp Basket Ridgeland
Foodboro, an online community for food and beverage startups and entrepreneurs, recently named Jackson-based EasyKale as Mississippi's representative on a list of must-watch startup companies in all 50 states.
10 Local Stories of the Week
There's never a slow news week in Jackson, Miss., and last week was no exception. Here are the local stories JFP reporters brought you in case you missed them.