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A New Workforce Café, and Lots of Renovations

The Mississippi Department of 
Finance and Administration in July 
purchased the Sun-n-Sand Motor Hotel on Lamar Street and the Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home on West Street, both 
historic landmarks located in downtown Jackson.

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Adventures in Foodland

Jackson's restaurant scene has been growing lately. Here is some restaurant news from recent months.

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Top 10: Christopher Lockhart

Chris Lockhart, owner of Capital City Kayak Adventures, is constantly aiding Jacksonians in exploring local bodies of water and the outdoors. Here are his top 10 favorite places in the Jackson metro area.

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New Stage Season 54 Preview

For New Stage Theatre's 54th season, the company is putting a focus on plays with a literary bent. New Stage started off with "Into the Breeches," a production that follows a group of women in 1942 as they produce "Henry V" with an all-female cast.

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Sisters in Birth, Inc.

One reason Sisters in Birth Inc. founder and Executive Director Getty Israel decided to create her organization is "because there was a time when I was a single mother without a support group," she says.

Sports

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Matt Corral

Expectations grew in the 2019 Grove Bowl as University of Mississippi fans saw their first glimpse of new offensive coordinator Rich Rodriguez and quarterback Matt Corral.

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Reid Evans

Millsaps College linebacker Reid Evans could be the player who steps in and replaces some of the production Chandler Coleman provided last season. Evans enters his final year in position to be one of the leaders on defense.

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Eric Sadler

Senior defensive lineman Eric Sadler earned Preseason All-GSC honors, as voted on by the league's head coaches; however, GSC also projects that Delta State will finish sixth in the conference, signifying that the rest of the coaches do not believe this is a rebound year.