It is raining in downtown Jackson. The humidity is stifling and uncomfortably sticky even under a rain jacket, yet a film crew is hard at work in the middle of a deserted street.
The 48 Hour Film Project is no walk in the park. On the weekend of Aug. 17-19 when filmmakers gather in the capital city to participate in this exhaustive competition, they will have no idea what's ahead for them.
Though our capital city is catching on a little slower than places like Portland, Ore., the metro area has more runners than you might think.
Ag commissioner vows to change the law allowing same-sex couples to have commitment ceremonies on state property.
Ceara Sturgis and Emily Key wanted to hold their commitment ceremony in the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum's Masonic Hall, but were thwarted by the museum's stance of turning down same-sex couples for grounds rentals.
There's nothing I hate seeing more than runners at a 5K toting water belts, gel packs or Gatorade bottles.
Jackson may not seem like a town that would be accommodating to runners and bikers, but these active cultures are growing
Under cover of the narrow eaves at Fleet Feet Sports in Ridgeland, all shapes and sizes of runners and walkers huddled together to stay out of the rain.
For serious runners and athletes, working out is a way of life rather than a means to an end.
Joanne Robinson Chris Roebuck are in "Buck Nekkid for Jesus" at Duling Hall this weekend.
Every year in Vicksburg, a new crop of actors don the same costumes, put up the same sets and perform the same lines that they have been proclaimed from the stage for three-fourths of a century.
The Mississippi Museum of Art is about to restructure its model for member participation.
Ceara Sturgis says she is "excited" to see whether the Ag Museum will let her and her partner have their commitment ceremony there.
Jackson Public Schools will adopt an abstinence-plus sex-education program for the 2012-2013 school year, JPS Superintendent Cedric Gray and board President Monica Gilmore-Love confirmed today.
Frank "Penny" Edwards saw a black cowboy for the first time when he was in his late 20s. Before then, he didn't know they even existed. Now, decades later, he is the founder and president of the Real Cowboy Association.
Several new businesses will open at Jackson's largest outdoor shopping center July 21.
On the night of June 14, hundreds of people flooded through the doors of New Horizon Church in south Jackson to collaborate on one of the biggest tasks the city has ever taken on. Working Together: Jackson is an organization two and one-half years in the making.
Besides getting out of bed in the morning, running in the blazing summer sun can prove to be one of the most difficult tasks for a runner—difficult and potentially dangerous.