Deputy Editor Nate Schumann, a graduate from the University of Southern Mississippi, loves consuming stories, whether that story be in the form of a book, a comic, a television series, a game, a radio serial, etc. He enjoys engaging in various areas of "nerdom," especially comic books and related media.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Mississippi, Stop Stacking the Deck. Listen to Your Constituents.
Last fall, approximately 766,000 Mississippians voted to pass Initiative 65, which would have called for the Health Department to launch a medical-marijuana program in the Magnolia State by August 2021.
EDITOR'S NOTE: My COVID-19 Story; Appreciate the Good, But Don’t Be Complacent
Well, it happened. Despite my continued caution, I ended up contracting COVID-19 the week before Christmas.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Challenges of a Baby-Faced Editor
"Instead of burdening myself with unnecessary, self-imposed concerns that weigh me down, I have come to better realize that I should have more confidence in myself and more faith in ...
EDITOR'S NOTE: A Series of Very Fortunate Events; My First JFP-iversary
"Today marks a year since I began working for the Jackson Free Press. Much has happened since I meekly walked through that door. Before I get into that, though, allow ...
EDITOR'S NOTE: Stepping into a Mentor's Shoes, Hoping They Fit
"As future-oriented as I am, I understood early on that I needed to work really hard in school to help me achieve my goal. ... I continue to learn my ...
Best of Jackson 2022: Urban Living
Goods and services make up the building blocks of commerce. The Best of Jackson’s Urban Living section functions as a guidebook to many of the metro’s spots to shop and ...
Best of Jackson 2022: Nightlife
Whether unwinding entails having a stiff drink, dancing to the latest hits, engaging in some friendly competition, or even a combination thereof, the metro has enough locally owned businesses to ...
Best of Jackson 2022: Community & Culture
The sheer number of nonprofit entities, locally owned businesses, annual festivities and other attractions that welcome Jackson Metro residents and visitors exemplifies the levels of support Jacksonians are willing to ...
Best of Jackson 2022: People
We at the Jackson Free Press celebrate the individuals who bring a little something extra with them week-in and week-out to make our beloved city shine.
Halloween Weekend 2021 Event Roundup
This list of options the Jackson Free Press has assembled should provide you with a myriad of choices to let you celebrate Halloween according to your interests. Please browse the ...
‘The Ripper Gene,’ a Serial Comic about Serial Killers in Mississippi
This year, music artist Jason Turner has tapped into his passion for visual art to collaborate with Michael “Ted” Burczynski, pen name Michael Ransom, to create a serialized comic of ...
Mississippi Brewery Road Map
The Magnolia State harbors more than a dozen locally owned breweries that supply Mississippians and travelers alike with a variety of stouts, sours and everything in-between.
Jefferson’s Grill: Barbecue Advice from an Old-School Pitmaster
Jackson native Roche Jefferson entered the food industry around nine years ago, working as a manager for two years before opening his own restaurant and catering service, Jefferson’s Grill.
Shellheads: Fans Talk on the Heroes in a Half-Shell
Sergio Lugo II also serves as a host for Reality Breached, a podcast that developed into a network for additional locally produced podcasts.
Dogmud Tavern: Gaming Bar Fosters Local Nerd Community
Since Ridgeland-based gaming bar Dogmud Tavern opened on April 1, 2021, patrons have come far and wide to immerse themselves in the experience, with some guests traveling hundreds of miles.