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The Shopkeep Co.’s Orange Raven Welcomes New Patrons

Hallie Harris, an artist who long dreamed of opening her own store, made that dream a reality when she opened The Shopkeep Co. in downtown Jackson in October 2020.

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‘Brown Money’ Introduces Black Children to Economics and Potential Careers

"Brown Money," Warn Wilson Jr.'s first children's book, is his first attempt to share information with young people about careers in STEM areas—science, technology, engineering and math.

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The Beacon Spotlights Local Art and Vendor Creations, Supports Community

Longtime artists Nicole Wyatt Jenkins and her husband, Jason Jenkins, own and operate The Beacon, an art-supply store that also sells a variety of local vendor-produced goods.

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A Night (And a Day) of Music: Flowood Flea Market Hosts ‘Singing for the Kids’

A self-proclaimed "nickel-and-dime musician," Robert Ferren joins forces with Phillip Till to host a round-the-clock music show beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 20, at the Flowood Flea Market and Antique Mall.

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‘Donate A Dish’ Program Feeds Homeless Jacksonians for Easter

Wright's Foundation for Better Communities is gearing up for its third-annual Donate A Dish event to serve home-cooked meals to homeless individuals at Stewpot Community Services' Opportunity Center from March 24 to 31.

Sports

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Hunter Stanley

University of Southern Mississippi pitcher Hunter Stanley lived up to his Conference USA Preseason All-Conference Team selection. The right-handed pitcher started the season with a nearly flawless performance.

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Nikelle Galatas

Jackson State University pitcher Nikelle Galatas was named SWAC Preseason Pitcher of the Year. He also was named Preseason First-Team All-SWAC as voted by coaches and sports information directors.

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Alcorn State Opts Out of Spring Season

The overwhelming favorite to win the Southwestern Conference East title won’t play a spring 2021 season. Alcorn State University decided to opt out of spring football when the school made the announcement on Tuesday, Feb. 9.