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Midtown is Blank Canvas for Development, Weekend’s Figment

Midtown is Blank Canvas for Development, Weekend’s Figment

Everyone’s an artist, at least this weekend in Midtown. Figment returns for a third year to Jackson and its second year in the Millsaps Arts District just south of Fondren. In 2012, Midtown hosted this small, family-friendly, interactive festival building on the momentum of 2011’s inaugural event at the Coca-Cola plant on Highway 80. Figment […]

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Blessings Inside: The Good Samaritan Center

Blessings Inside: The Good Samaritan Center

No concrete words: just a good feeling. That’s how 51 year-old Kathy Clem describes what happens to her and others who give to Good Samaritan Center, the non-profit that is wrapping up its 40th year. Clem is executive director for “Good Sam,” an organization devoted to helping families in crisis. Her role came after the […]

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Good Neighbors Make For a Great City

Good Neighbors Make For a Great City

In Fondren, we are nothing if not welcoming and hospitable. And so, we tip our hats and extend a handshake – or fist bump to our friends just beyond the lines. While we like to think of ourselves as a “city within a city,” our accessibility to arts, recreation, education, and culture that lies within […]

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