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"When people see my cake jars, and they see purple towels or purple spoons, they already know that's Cakes by Crystal." [Read More]
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If any of this applies to you, you can't work at the JFP. [Read More]
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Quite a few things have changed since the Jackson Free Press launched in September 2002. Here's a list of some of them. [Read More]
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The young woman who accused Darnell Turner of beating her, dragging her, strangling her, shooting at her car strangling her, and dangling her off a... [Read More]
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Rushing yards have not been easy to find for University of Southern Mississippi senior running back Ito Smith. The Mobile, Ala., native entered the third... [Read More]
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After meeting with Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba this morning, Gov. Phil Bryant said today that he does not plan to "rush judgment" on the Mississippi... [Read More]
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When this newspaper started 15 years ago this week, promising a rising creative class in Jackson on its cover, the capital city was a different... [Read More]
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The Jackson Free Press' official birthday is Sept. 22, my late badass mother's birthday. She was illiterate, but loved to tell stories and encouraged me... [Read More]
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The looming state takeover of Jackson Public Schools is full of myriad problems, from the State' of Mississippi's less-than-stellar track record of previous takeovers to... [Read More]
Several people I know have recently referred to Jackson as a do-it-yourself city. But maybe it's more of a D.I.O. city—do-it-ourselves. [Read More]
The Jackson Free Press is 15 years old. It's still sinking in a little. No, it doesn't seem like "yesterday" to me when we started... [Read More]
Fans of The Avett Brothers might not have to find the band in such high spirits based on the title of their ninth album, "True... [Read More]
Although new Ward 6 Councilman Aaron Banks is a new kid on the City Hall block, he is not new to Jackson. [Read More]
Jackson Public Schools started the week of Sept. 11 facing a possible takeover and ended with its fate in Gov. Phil Bryant's hands. [Read More]
Lilli Evans Bass says that Jackson is and always will be home for her. That's why, even after receiving her law degree at the University... [Read More]
The JFP has gotten hundreds of thousands of page views for our top-viewed stories since we started tracking a decade or so ago. Here are... [Read More]
The Jackson Zoo is asking for donations in wake of its financial crisis due to budget cuts that surfaced almost a month ago. [Read More]
Mississippi Blues Marathon director John Noblin announced Monday, Sept. 18, that Continental Tire the Americas has signed on to serve as the presenting sponsor for... [Read More]
Earnest Lee, superintendent of the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, retired on Sept. 15. [Read More]
In honor of Constitution Day, Sept. 17, as well as the anniversary of federal courts this month, U.S. District Courts around the country hosted naturalization... [Read More]
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