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  Fondren continues to open businesses and improve the neighborhood

  'People love to see the dollar signs’: City of Vicksburg employees could see pay raises

  Business Blooming: Amazon fuels local company’s turnaround

  Alleged Forest cattle thief got away with it - until the cows came home

  New lifestyle development begins in Flowood

Beemon Drugs, a Jackson fixture since 1956, to close

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  Mississippi Hospital Association proposes $20 per month insurance plan

Mississippi Lottery Corporation hires veteran lottery director as inaugural president

  Business women attend first ever Boujie Brand Brunch

Agriculture Commissioner Announces Mississippi Hemp Cultivation Task Force

  Primos restaurants celebrate 90 years in business

McDowell Waffle House shut down following robberies, shootings

  Long waits at Driver’s License office affecting drivers and businesses

Understaffing at the Department of Public Safety Driver License office also affects the bottom line of some in the driving business.

  'I still believe in South Jackson’: Local restaurant thrives in deserted area

South Jackson has a reputation for being deserted and abandoned by businesses and residents alike. However, there are some businesses that continue to look passed the fact and continue to stay.

State Auditor accuses Tupelo board of illegally paying themselves over $500,000

“This is an example of a small, tucked-away board that very few people know about, using its power to overpay itself.”

  Mississippi furniture store named top independent retailer in the country

Top Honors for a premier furniture retailer Mississippi .Miskelly Furniture is named one Large Independent Furniture Retailer in the country by Home Furnishings Business, a national trade magazine.Three brothers lead the company and the are also from the Magnolia State.They told Patrice Clark they

  Why you could see a smaller tax refund in 2019

New scam hits YouTube: What to watch out for

  3 On Your Side Investigates: Top Jobs for 2019

  Progress along Capitol Street brings residents and commerce

  Last day of the Dixie National Rodeo featured bulls, cowboys and talent

AG warning Mississippians of spike in social security scams

Cantina Laredo closing at District at Eastover

It will be replaced with a new independent restaurant concept that will open later this year.

  Surviving Valentine’s Day on a budget

Jewelry, flowers, a night out on the town - it can all add up!

  Old ice company will soon heat up as entertainment venue

Old ice company will soon heat up as entertainment venue

Site plan approved for Costco gas station in Ridgeland

Circuit Judge Steve Ratcliff says that after hearing arguments, he ruled that the site plan complied with the city zoning ordinance.

  Dixie Nation Livestock Show and Rodeo brings in crowds and money

The rodeo is only seven days long, but could bring in nearly $20,000,000

  Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership welcomes new leader

Metro area leaders from the private and public sector gathered to welcome the new chairman of the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership and offer well wishes to the outgoing head

Howard Ballou recognized as one of Mississippi’s Top 50 leaders

These are Mississippians who have made lasting contributions to the political, business and public policy landscape.

  Mississippi leaders explore ways to boost state’s workforce

Mississippi's job outlook is improving but still struggling when compared to the rest of the country.Governor Phil Bryant says you have to look at how far we've come.

  Nissan workers learn of pending layoffs

Nissan workers learn of job cuts

  National Baptist Convention USA launches campaign to start federal credit union

The National Baptist Convention USA Inc. mid-winter meeting brings thousands to the Capital City for worship and business.

  Police offering ‘internet purchase safe exchange zones’ at precincts

When it comes to purchasing, police departments across the metro are opening their doors to do the deal at their doorstep.

  Gray Chairman, CEO Hilton H. Howell Jr. rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange

Gray Television now owns and operates television stations and digital properties in 91 markets across the U.S., including nearly 150 affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC networks.

  Luxury car dealerships leave Capital City seeking more space

A few high-end car dealerships are leaving Jackson for larger and greener pastures.

  Construction continues on Refuge Hotel and Conference Center

Refuge Hotel and Conference Center could have large economic impacts for metro.

Landslide blocks road going to Lady Luck Casino

A landslide has been discovered in Vicksburg, forcing Lady Luck casino owners to shut down the main entrance. Warrenton Road is completely blocked off and signs have been put up for customers to come through a separate entrance.

Ridgeland movie theater ceased operations this month

The United Artists Movie Theater in Ridgeland has officially closed their doors for good.

  Mississippi business survey reveals workforce needs

The Mississippi Secretary of State's Office is learning more about the state's businesses and what they're searching for in employees.

FCC approves merge of WLBT’s parent company Raycom Media with Gray Television

Gray, Raycom, and buyers of the divestiture stations intend to close these transactions effective January 1, 2019.

  Mail delivery, retail service suspended Wednesday for mourning of late president Bush

President Trump has declared the day as a national day of mourning, calling on Americans to remember the contributions of former President George H.W. Bush.

  Northpark Mall celebrates grand makeover

Northpark Mall celebrates it's grand makeover just in time for holidays

  Continental plant construction half-way complete

Crews are making progress building the massive Continental tire plant in Hinds County.

  Northpark unveils first phase of redevelopment ahead of November grand reopening

Northpark unveiled the all new Family Lounge and Discovery Park kicking off a full day of opening events and activities for local children and families.

C Spire Tech Movement, educators launch Software Development Pathway in select schools

Workers with a background in computer science are in high demand and short supply in Mississippi. That's why C Spire is partnering with Mississippi State University's new Center for Cyber Education.

Little Caesars location caught with frozen pizzas in store

One customer said on Twitter he caught a Little Caesars location with a box full of DiGiorno pizzas in the store, sharing video of the encounter.

Jackson City Council approves Fondren Business District

Jackson city council members vote 6-to-1 in favor of allowing business property owners in Fondren to impose an additional tax on themselves. It’s part of an effort to create the Fondren Business District.

The PRVWD re-elects president to the board

Jennifer Hall will now serve a second term as head of the 14 member board. The state agency oversees operations of the Ross Barnett Reservoir.

Sports betting has strong start

Sports betting, 10 million bet in first 34 days in Mississippi.

  MWF Wildlife Extravaganza prepares hunters for upcoming season

The 32nd annual Mississippi Wildlife Extravaganza has kicked off in Jackson..The event is being held at the Mississippi Trade Mart as hunters got a chance to prepare for hunting season.

Highland Village welcomes three new retailers

Jackson's only retail shopping center, located on I-55, is growing and changing. Highland Village is welcoming new retailers to make it a one stop shop for customers.

CONSIDER THIS: Beer and Wine Sales Need Changes

Two bills affecting the sale of alcohol in Mississippi are under consideration. One bill ends the prohibition restricting Mississippi's microbreweries from selling their products on site, which means craft beer fans could tour a Mississippi brewery and buy their favorite flavor before they leave.

Mississippi's same-sex adoption ban struck down in federal court

In Judge Jordan's ruling he explicitly stated that the Mississippi law banning adoption by gay couples "violates the Equal Protection Clause of the United States Constitution."

  The Game Trailer - Business Matters

In a bygone era kids used to grab their quarters and go the arcade. Now, three Metro-area businessmen are bringing the video games to kids and kids-at-heart. While they are inundated with the latest

  Mississippi Cold Drip Coffee & Tea Company - Business Matters

Like many business ideas the idea Raymond Horn had for cold brewed coffee was born out of a personal passion and something he enjoyed. "Started making it for my co-workers and everybody loved it and

  Lost Pizza Company - Business Matters

Pizza lovers across the state have been getting "lost in the Delta" since 2007, but it was not until recently you could "get lost" in the Metro. Looking at the lunch time crowd word has gotten out that

Drip Drop Coffee Shop - Business Matters

When Drip Drop Coffee Shop at 1055 Highway 49 in Richland opened in April it was a dream come true for first time business owner, Darron Hinton. "I was asleep at night and I saw myself in a coffee shop,

A Focused Brain - Business Matters

Three years ago this month, a Madison occupational therapist stepped out on faith to open her own clinic to help those living with neurological disorders. Lisa Poe opened A Focused Brain to provide therapy

  Old Duling School - Business Matters

You won't find any students there, but you could call it a school of business. The old Duling School is in the midst of a resurgence as a top attraction in Fondren right now. As much promise as the classic

Lucky Town Brewing Company - Business Matters

In the midst of Mississippi Craft Beer Week, some pioneers on the frontier of Mississippi brewing are getting ready to start making beer here in Jackson. Slowly but surely the Lucky Town Brewing Company

  Olde Towne Drugs - Business Matters

What's old is new again at a brand new pharmacy/ice cream and soda shop in Brandon. As Anna Claire Heindl brainstormed about her business plan she decided to put an old-fashioned twist on the pharmacy

  Highland Village - Business Matters

The Whole Foods Market has been open for six months now, and the opening of the grocery store was just the beginning of high-profile changes going on at Highland Village. The additions are part of a greater

  Providence Hill Farm - Business Matters

It has become a destination for corporate events, weddings and even film and television productions. Now, the manager at Providence Hill Farm in Hinds County is blazing a new trail. Providence Hill Farm

Magnolia Vapes - Business Matters

With e-cigarettes growing in popularity across the country, brick-and-mortar stores dedicated to the smoking alternative are popping up. Magnolia Vapes is one such shop that is helping traditional smokers

Yates Construction - Business Matters

Mississippi's biggest construction company is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year. If the work along Interstate 55 in Madison County is any indication Yates Construction is not resting on their

  Rico Knives - Business Matters

Father's Day is this weekend and if the outdoorsman in your life is looking for a knife then a bladesmith in Vaughn has you covered. Tucked behind his home on a highway in Yazoo County, Bobby Rico makes

  The Good South - Business Matters

Jason Welch and Steven Nelson have been celebrating six months in business at their Mendenhall office. A milestone considering their vision for southern influenced apparel started two-and-a-half years

Pennington Farms - Business Matters

Business is booming and buzzing for one metro-area farmer, especially this time of year. Beekeepers are getting ready to harvest honey for the spring, and at Pennington Farms in Pearl they are hoping for

Turkoyz - Business Matters

A change of scenery is on the way for a staple of Highland Village in Jackson. Turkoyz is on the move and for fans of the specialty retailer, they are not going far. A name inspired by one of their signature

Boston firm buys majority interest in Bomgar

Already a global player in the tech world, Ridgeland based Bomgar is getting ready to grow. Its $50 million in annual revenue attracted the attention of TA Associates. The Boston private equity firm

Rootz Wireless Technology - Business Matters

Some young innovators want to change the way the world listens, and at Rootz Wireless Technology they are doing it by revolutionizing headphones. Rootz Inc. founders Courtland White and NeKeima Mitchell

  Business Matters - S.S. Resume

Two metro-area entrepreneurs are hoping to make the lives of those seeking employment, and business owners looking to fill positions a little bit easier. In fact, they want to make it "super simple", so

Transcript Pharmacy - Business Matters

A Flowood pharmacy specializing in serving patients with long-term medical needs is celebrating a distinction. In fact, at Transcript Pharmacy on Lakeland Drive evidence of them celebrating their latest

Tri-Miss Services - Business Matters

They traditionally deal in steel, but since the beginning of the year, a Jackson scrap metal recycling company has been in the fashion business. Amongst the mountains of rebar of heaps of cans at Tri-Miss

  Firehouse Moustache Wax - Business Matters

A Madison County firefighter was on a mission several years ago to find the perfect moustache wax. When that proved hard to come by John Pitts started brainstorming. "I said, 'well heck, I'll just make

  Diversified Auctions - Business Matters

The Diversified Auctions warehouse in Clinton is stocked and according to the man that runs the show, Adam Pollock, they will sell just about anything. "Boats, then we've got lots of diamonds," Pollock

Mid South Baking Company - Business Matters

It looks like a scene out of "Willy Wonka" as thousands of working parts harmoniously come together to bake millions of hamburger buns every week. The president and CEO of Mid South Baking Company in Pelahatchie,

LockerBones - Business Matters

A Clinton inventor and his business partner are enjoying a boost in sales after their product got national exposure on a network reality show in January. Despite the glamour of being on national TV, at

  SoilTech - Business Matters

It is a dirty job, but someone has got to do it. The team at SoilTech Consultants is at the ground level of economic development and improvement projects all across the state. Before any asphalt is laid

  Miskelly Furniture - Business Matters

From their carousel to the cafe, since Oscar Miskelly and his brother Chip opened the first Miskelly Furniture in 1978 the hope was that their store would be more than just a place to buy a loveseat. 'We