Kathleen M. Mitchell

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Curfews and Coffee Cake

It was tradition for us to have coffee cake on Christmas morning, which Mom would prep before we could unwrap a single gift.

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Amanda McMillan

One late Saturday evening in 2013, Amanda McMillan took a break from her job as a server at Table 100 in Flowood. By Tuesday, McMillan was in Washington, D.C., shaking hands with the president and first lady.

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Dr. Christian Koch

Growing up solving riddles and puzzles set Dr. Christian Koch on a path to medicine. He loved mathematics and constantly asked "why?"

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Pop-Up Ballot: Best Place for Crawfish

The Crawdad Hole's existence makes lazy summer weekends in Jackson automatically better.

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The Mississippi Brewery Trail

The Mississippi Brewery Trail is a new way to explore our state’s burgeoning beer culture. The trail, established in 2013, currently covers eight breweries.

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John Currence's Big Bad Cookbook

Chef John Currence spells out his cooking manifesto before we get to the first recipe. It includes advice such as make your own bread, buy quality ingredients, cut the "low-fat" crap and enjoy yourself.

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JXN Scavenge

This summer, let's recreate that fun with a Jackson-centric scavenger hunt that you can do one weekend.

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Chef Bhatt: Top of His Class

Vishwesh Bhatt, 48, is the chef at Oxford's Snackbar, part of the City Grocery family of restaurants that John Currence owns.

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Constance Gordon

Constance Gordon, 32, currently uses her voice as an advocacy coordinator for the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Summer Manifesto

When we're adults, (for most of us, at least) the summer no longer means little to no responsibilities, but it still holds a certain kind of enchantment.

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