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A Polite Dance

At the Magnolia Ballroom Dancers' Association, couples gather to enjoy an evening spun around the dance floor.

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Kayla Booker

Jackson native Kayla Booker recently received a $10,000 Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholarship from the KPMG Foundation.

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Syd Curry

Before 2008, hairstylist Syd Curry had not set foot in the state of Mississippi in decades.

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Winter is Coming

Learn how coconut oil can keep your skin supple at Rainbow's winterizing workshop this Saturday.

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Chad King

This Halloween, the Fondren Theatre Group brings the cult classic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" back to a Jackson stage for its fourth production.

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Phillip Lafayette Gibbs & James Earl Green

In May 1970, the sound of gunfire aimed at students ceased sounds of protest on what was then the Jackson State College campus (now Jackson State University).

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Dr. Nancy Lottridge Anderson

Dr. Nancy Lottridge Anderson is putting her knowledge of "crazy money" into an app.

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Rice Country Classic

Alex Eaton of Table 100 (100 Ridge Way, Flowood, 601-420-4202) has spent his whole culinary career in the South.

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Paul G. Moak Jr.

Second-generation businessman Paul G. Moak Jr. understands the importance of supporting members of the Jackson community.

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Sweet Caroline

"I think it's quality music, and people like to listen to intelligent music and listen to views that might not be their own. I hope they have a good time ...

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Celtic Spirit

Learn the difference between Irish whiskey and Scotch at the Kindred Spirits Whiskey Tasting.

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Get Out There

When I first arrived in Jackson two years ago to attend Millsaps College, I wasn't fortunate enough to know what Jackson had to offer.

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Laurie Bertram Roberts

When she was 18, Laurie Roberts lay on a hospital table on the edge of life.

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Rusty and Soothing

One might not expect to see paintings of rusty cars on the walls of a modern women's fitness facility.

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Sally Ride

California native Sally Ride's journey began in 1978, when NASA chose her and six other women for astronaut training, a male-dominated field.

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Helping Young Explorers

United Way received a grant from IBM, a multinational technology corporation, for three Young Explorer learning centers last week.

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Showcasing J. Lee

No subject matter is off limits. Karma, interracial relationships, alcoholism and homosexuality are just a few of the controversial topics addressed in Jimmie Lee's, aka J. Lee, stage productions.

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Mayor Chuck Jordan

Mayor Chuck Jordan is about to declare Greenville, Miss., the Hot Tamale Capital of the World.

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New Program a 'Passport' to Jackson

Jacksonians and visitors have a new way to purchase tickets to attractions around town. The Attractions Passport Program will allow anyone to purchase tickets on-line using a PayPal account to ...

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Obamacare Ruling 'Imperfect'

Mississippians might not want to celebrate this morning's U.S. Supreme Court ruling affirming President Barack Obama's health-care law just yet.

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Up Where the Air is Clear

Up early, the last thing the fisherman expected to see was a large balloon floating over the lake—just low enough for him to hold a conversation with the pilot.

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‘I Didn't Have a Clue'

Desmeon Thomas lived a different life before 2002, one filled with the idolization of money, cars and jewelry. After he graduated from Murrah High School in 2001, he became involved ...

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Felicia Tillman

"I have big, big, big faith," Felicia Tillman says. The 34-year-old Jackson native believes that becoming the author of two plays was a spiritual thing for her.

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Kitchen Clash

Let the battle begin! After just one hour, a winner will emerge and be crowned Iron Chef when the Ferguson Kitchen brings the Iron Chef battle to Jackson.


Garden to Table

During the summer months, it's tough to find ways to beat the sweltering heat while still enjoying the sunny days. Local Mississippi farmers markets can provide the perfect outdoor activity ...