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Mississippi State Fair Opens

“We have spent many hours this year preparing for a unique State Fair,” Mississippi State Fair Director Michael Lasseter said. “This year we introduce our new Frontier Village, which will showcase an old-time fair feel.” The Village will feature a wild-west show, a petting zoo and a train ride, as well as an “Ag Expo” where attendees can learn about agriculture.

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Five Things to Know About Seyma Bayram, JFP City Reporter

"In my position, I ask people questions, listen, read a lot, file public-records 
requests, attend public meetings—and try to translate all of this into coherent stories with the goal of sharing information with the public."

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NatureFEST 2020

Spring is the season we often remember nature, and the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science provides a celebration of nature each year through its annual event, NatureFEST.

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Mississippi ToyCon 2020

Many hobbyists await the day that a convention for their favorite pastime comes to their state. Local toy collectors can now cheer as the first-ever Mississippi ToyCon takes place on Saturday, Feb. 22.

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Top 10: Susan Farris

As the marketing manager for Mangia Bene Inc., Susan Farris handles marketing responsibilities for BRAVO!, Broad Street and Sal & Mookie's.

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Top 10: Angelique Rawls

Angelique Rawls, assistant vice president of communications and development for the Hinds County Resource Agency, grew up thinking she would move to a bigger city and have an office in a high-rise building with a large window where she would develop amazing ad campaigns.

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Top 9: Edwark Moak

Edward Moak is a Jackson-based artist who is known for his colorful paintings, whimsical hand illustrations and unique T-shirt designs.

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Republican Lt. Gov. Reeves wins Mississippi governor's race

"I want to be the governor for all Mississippians and I'm going to work hard every day to do that," Reeves told The Associated Press after his victory.

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Top 10: Francine Reynolds

Francine Thomas Reynolds, originally from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, has made Jackson her home for many years alongside her husband, Chuck, and currently serves as the artistic director of New Stage Theatre. Here are her top 10 local favorites in the Jackson metro.

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Top 10: Christopher Lockhart

Chris Lockhart, owner of Capital City Kayak Adventures, is constantly aiding Jacksonians in exploring local bodies of water and the outdoors. Here are his top 10 favorite places in the Jackson metro area.

Mississippi ToyCon in Brandon

The inaugural Mississippi ToyCon took place on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Brandon Civic Center. ...

Mississippi ToyCon

Many hobbyists await the day that a convention for their favorite pastime comes to their ...

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Second International Gumbo Festival Announcement

Promoters Arden Barnett and Bill Bissell announce details and music lineup for this year's International ...

MidFest 2014

People gathered in midtown this past weekend to see art, hear music, and see some ...

Richland Tornado Damage

As tornados swept through the state and metro area, here are some photos from our ...

Same-sex couples apply to marry in Hinds

Five same-sex couples applied for marriage licenses at the Hinds County courthouse on March 25, ...