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Jackson Free Press 15h
"It's important to support and shop local because those are your fellow citizens in your surrounding area. We're not a large corporation, and so all of our taxes will stay right here in , and we genuinely care about each of our customers."
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Jackson Free Press 16h
The Department of Finance and Administration recently purchased the Sun-n-Sand Motor Hotel and the Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home in downtown Jackson, and plans to raze the Sun-n-Sand.
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Emma Campbell Jul 8
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Jackson Free Press 22h
Have you listened to the podcast today? Check it out for interviews with Jacksonians like Maisie Brown (), David Lewis (), Emad Al-Turk () and more!
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Jackson Free Press 19h
"The girls are getting an excellent choral education, but they are also getting way more. We take pride in that our girls have awesome character and are well-rounded music students."
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Jackson Free Press 18h
Jackson-native David Lewis, Interim Deputy Director of Cultural Services with the City of Jackson, is a huge booster for the city and the ways in which public art can lead to quality of life and economic development.
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Jackson Free Press 19h
Alexis Reed-Owens and Linda Dixon Rigsby spoke of stigma and discrimination at Refill Cafe’s Friday Forum on July 12.
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Jackson Free Press Jul 15
17-year-old Murrah High student Maisie Brown was a TEDxJacksonWomen speaker in 2016 (at age 15) and is a strong proponent of public education, changing the flag and women’s rights.
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Jackson Free Press Jul 14
Ward 3 Councilman Kenneth Stokes agreed with west Jackson residents’ concerns on June 27 about the Jackson Resource Center, a homeless center, that could be built in the Poindexter Park community.
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Jackson Free Press Jul 14
We asked voters which issues they want to hear 2019 candidates talk about. They brought up everything from potholes, to poverty, to teacher pay, to marijuana.
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Jackson Free Press Jul 14
In this episode of , managing editor Amber Helsel sits down to talk with Emad Al-Turk, co-founder of the International Museum of Muslim Cultures based right here in Jackson.
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Jackson Free Press Jul 14
Jackson Mayor Chokwe A. endorsed Jody Ownens, a civil-rights attorney, in the race for Hinds County district attorney on Wednesday, saying he has "demonstrated a commitment" to making Jackson better.
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Jackson Free Press Jul 12
After starting a family, Felicia Bell used the Crockpot to create nutritionally dense meals for her three boys using less food. Now, she shares those recipes with the public through Eritaj, which opened in June 2019.
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Jackson Free Press Jul 11
"... If the future is bright, and I know it is with the 'DUCKrageous,' maybe something will happen ... We can really fill up the museum. You never know what's going to happen. We just keep on ducking, I guess."
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Jackson Free Press Jul 11
The Jackson City Council held elections for a new council president and vice president at the July 9 council meeting. Ward 7 Councilman Virgi Lindsay is the new city council president and Ward 4 Councilman De’Keither Stamps is the new vice president.
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Jackson Free Press Jul 10
EDITOR'S NOTE: "When you get into this crazy business for the express purpose of having positive impact, you make it happen no matter what and find people who share the same drive to help you."
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