The Mississippi Museum of Art will hold a back-to-school-themed edition of its Museum After Hours event on Thursday, Aug. 15, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Mom's Trash Can, a Jackson-based group that holds swap meets for vintage toys, will host the Mom's Trash Can Toy & Collectibles Super Show on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Heritage Baptist Church.
Hunter Evans, head chef at Lou's Full-Serv in Jackson, will travel to Louisiana to take part in the 16th-annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off on Saturday, Aug. 3.
Right now, though, just over 30% of the state does not have access to high-speed broadband service at all and remains limited to relying on slower options, like dial-up, to connect to the internet. It's worse in rural areas and small towns.
Community Animal Rescue & Adoption, a nonprofit "no-kill" animal rescue group in Jackson, will host its 12th annual Dog Days of Summer fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pelahatchie Shore Park at the Reservoir.
News outlets report school supplies are officially on the tax exemption list for the holiday, which is on July 26 and 27. All clothing, footwear and school supplies under $100 can be purchased minus the 7% state sales tax.
The Mississippi 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.
BRAVO! Italian Restaurant & Bar launched a new online ordering platform on Monday, July 1, which allows customers to order all currently available lunch and dinner items, including vegan menu options.
A federal lawsuit says Mississippi is violating free-speech rights by banning makers of plant-based foods from using terms such as "meatless meatballs" and "vegan bacon."
Pieter Teeuwissen and Anthony R. Simon are representing six city residents in a lawsuit against the City of Jackson. The defendants named in the case have water bills ranging from $1,000 to $34,000.
The American Independent Business Alliance says on its website that shopping local helps build community, shapes a neighborhood's character, gives people access to expertise on a product; and creates a healthier environment .
Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area will announce the launch of a five-year initiative to revitalize the historic Broadmoor neighborhood in north Jackson during a ceremony on Avalon Street at noon on Thursday, June 27.
Mississippi Power's gambit to build a first-of-its kind "clean coal" plant in one of the poorest counties in Mississippi failed, but not before state ratepayers helped finance its construction to the tune of billions with the permission of state leaders, including Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves.
Two judges have recused themselves from hearing the city of Jackson's lawsuit against the Siemens company over a multimillion-dollar contract.
The City of Jackson's public transportation service, JATRAN, will offer free rides on all of the city's fixed bus routes on Thursday, June 20, from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. as part of "Try Transit Day."
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