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Legislative Report Evaluates Local Taxes in Mississippi

A watchdog group says 68 cities and 14 counties in Mississippi are collecting local taxes on hotel stays and restaurant meals, for purposes such as promoting tourism or development.

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"The Hate U Give" Premier Celebration, The Nail Bar and Spa and Bras Along the Bridge at Riverwalk

Vicky Pilkington, owner of Magnolia Nail and Spa, held a grand opening for her second salon, The Nail Bar and Spa in Jackson on Friday, Oct. 5, following a soft ...

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Seafood R'evolution Celebrates Anniversary and Chef Award, Julian Rankin to Direct Walter Anderson Museum of Art

Certified Angus Beef LLC named Simon Brown, chef de cuisine at Seafood R'evolution, as a "Culinary Innovator" during the organization's convention in Maui, Hawaii, from Sept. 26 to Sept. 28.

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Fondren Business Improvement District Moves Forward in City Council

Fondren business owners will take up a vote to establish a self-taxing Business Improvement District following Jackson City Council approval of the proposal at the Sept. 25 meeting.

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Oxford Film Festival Grants, Schwartz “Buddy Bear” Campaign, and “Broadway in Jackson” and “Jackson Live!”

The Oxford Film Festival is offering a new grant to filmmakers, Schwartz & Associates is launching a “Buddy Bear” campaign, and “Broadway in Jackson” and “Jackson Live!” are coming back ...

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Mississippi Casino Revenue Rises as Sports Betting Begins

Overall casino revenue rose sharply in Mississippi in August with the start of sports betting in the state. State revenue department figures released Thursday show gamblers lost $181 million statewide ...

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A Space for Small Business

David Robertson opened Triad Business Centers in 2010 and made it an LLC in 2012. At the time of its opening, it was one of the only locally owned business ...

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El Centro in Jackson, Mississippi Museum of Art's Permanent Collection Returns and Jackson FOG Program

Yoseph Ali, owner of Aladdin Mediterranean Grill in Fondren, opened a Mexican restaurant called El Centro in downtown Jackson on Monday, Sept. 17.

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Mississippi Agency Says It Won’t Buy from Nike Over Ads

Mississippi's public safety commissioner disclosed Saturday that state police will no longer buy Nike products, saying the athletic apparel maker is unpatriotic and fails to support those in uniform.

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Four Mississippi Universities Added to Fiber Optic Network

A Mississippi telecommunications company says four public universities are joining a state-owned fiber optic network.

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Campbell’s Craft Donuts, Kebab & Curry, Downtown Fitness

Mitchell Moore, owner of Campbell’s Bakery, recently announced plans for a new branch of the business called Campbell’s Craft Donuts, which will be located at the currently in-development Belhaven Town ...

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Best of Jackson: Lawyers and Law Firms

Each year, we ask you about the best things in Jackson—from places to eat and drink to people to nonprofits and everything in between, including lawyers. Here are who you ...

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Moving Forward in Jackson

Development often happens in fits and starts in Jackson, but fall 2018 should see a lot of bulldozers and hard hats around town.

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Coffee and Prose

A building at the corner of West Street and Millsaps Avenue sits seemingly undisturbed, appearing like just another vacant one in midtown Jackson. However, there's more than immediately meets the ...

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Mississippi Food and Wine Festival Preview Events, The Storehouse at Repeat Street and Local Bunny Market

Sue Hernandez, owner of Gluckstadt Garten in Madison, opened Local Bunny Market on Aug. 24 during the Red Brick Roads Music & Arts Festival.

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