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Local List: Catherine Lee

People may not know this about me, but Iim a homebody. I travel a good amount, so when Iim in Jackson I like to hang out on my deck with my husband and dogs. When I do venture out of the Broadmeadow neighborhood, here are some places I like to go.

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Local List: Mallory Palmertree

Mallory Palmertree is both an artist and a tattoo artist for frequent Best of Jackson winner Electric Dagger. When she’s not tattooing, she’s out and about in Jackson. Here are her 10 favorite places.

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Local List: Ben Ford

When this year’s finalist for Best Barista Ben Ford isn’t making coffee at Deep South Pops or playing music, he’s out and about in Jackson. Here are his top nine favorite places in the metro area.

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Bringing the River Back to Life

The Mississippi River Basin Model, a National Civil Engineering Landmark, is in bad shape; however, compared to the last time I wrote about it for the Jackson Free Press, it has improved, thanks to the Friends of the Mississippi River Basin Model organization.

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Local List: Rita Brent

When local comedienne Rita Brent is not touring the southeast for her standup comedy, she is out and about in Jackson. Here are her top nine favorite local places.

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Local List: David Lewis

If you've been out and about around Jackson, chances are you may have seen David Lewis, who recently became manager of the Arts Center of Mississippi. Here are his top 10 favorite local spots.

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Local List: Funmi “Queen” Franklin

Funmi "Queen" Franklin who owns business incubator Kundi Compound with her husband, Brad "Kamikaze" Franklin, has carved a space for herself in the entrepreneurship community. Here are her top 11 favorite places in Jackson.

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Welty Library Set to Re-open Monday

The Eudora Welty Library in downtown Jackson will reopen on Monday, after state and city officials inspected the building today, determining the first floor is safe for patrons.

Local Gulen-Inspired 'Dialogue Institute' Addresses 'Ongoing Situation in Turkey,' Denounces Coup

The Dialogue Institute SW is a part of a larger network of organizations inspired by the teachings of Fethullah Gülen, who is accused of being connected to the attempted coup today in Turkey. Mississippi Representative Fatih Ozcan released a statement condemning the coup tonight.

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Live Blog: TEDx Jackson

We're liveblogging TEDx Jackson from the Pix/Capri in Fondren.

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Second International Gumbo Festival Announcement

Promoters Arden Barnett and Bill Bissell announce details and music lineup for this year's International ...

MidFest 2014

People gathered in midtown this past weekend to see art, hear music, and see some ...

Richland Tornado Damage

As tornados swept through the state and metro area, here are some photos from our ...

Same-sex couples apply to marry in Hinds

Five same-sex couples applied for marriage licenses at the Hinds County courthouse on March 25, ...

Lumumba in Pictures

Although he was mayor for less than a year, his impact can be felt throughout ...

Fire on Jefferson Street

A fire broke out at a building on Jefferson Street, near the offices of WLBT-TV. ...