- Where to Find What You NeedSchool can be fun to shop for, and luckily, Jackson has great local businesses where you can find them while avoiding chains. Try these for staples.
- Jackson’s Best Music VenuesGoing to watch a local band can be a fun way to occupy your time, and with Jackson's roots in music, it's no surprise that we have many venues, including this year's winners Best of Jackson winners and finalists.
- Stay Stress FreeAs you head into college, upcoming homework assignments and finals are inevitable, but even though the work is unavoidable, the accompanying stress doesn't have to be.
- How to Survive CollegeCollege can be both difficult and easy, depending on what you do. For this year's Jackpedia issue, we've gathered some tips to survive college.
- Eating Out on a Student BudgetEating out on a college budget or even just a small one can be difficult, but this year's Best of Jackson winners and finalists for Meal Under $10 are good, affordable options.
- The Case Against the Hinds DA: A Long-Running Hinds County Whodunit EndsJackson has been enveloped in a seemingly ripe "whodunit" case involving Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith since 2011.
- School Supply ListsIt's that time again. Here are the school supplies for Jackson Public Schools' grades kindergarten through fifth.
- JPS Need to KnowJackson Public Schools start back on Aug. 8. JPS has compiled a handy back-to-school guide on its website, Jackson.k12.ms.us. Here are some of the things parents and students should know for this year.
- Learning Outside the ClassroomEducation is important to a child's well-being. While classrooms provide a great setting for learning, Jackson has a lot of opportunities for kids to learn outside of a classroom. Here is some of what's happening over the next couple of ...
- The Importance of Sports PhysicalsHigh-school athletics is a big part of our local culture, and the possibility of a young athlete not being able to participate can be devastating to some teenagers and their families.
- Running Jackson: New CAO Robert Blaine Shares His VisionAfter a vibrant career as a traveling trombonist and conductor, Robert Blaine put down roots in Jackson, where he hopes to direct a comeback story.
- 2017 Chicks We LoveThis year's Chicks We Love help our communities in many ways, from giving a smile to every patient at a local women's clinic, to making people laugh with comedy, to playing music and advocating for the metro area's LGBT community, ...
- Minding the Equity Gap: How Majority-Black Clinton District Earns Its ‘A’ RatingThe October 2016 release of Mississippi's accountability ratings for each public-school district reveals wide racial disparities.
- This Little Light of Ours: Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Shines a Light on HistoryThe Mississippi Civil Rights Museum opened its doors temporarily on Tuesday, June 27, for a preview of the impactful, honest and focused features, like the Freedom Riders exhibit.
- Beer Tasting 2017: Mississippi v. TennesseeOver the last few years, craft beer has becoming a rising trend. Breweries are popping up all over, and southern states haven't been lost on the trend. Instead of doing a regular beer tasting, the Jackson Free Press staffers decided ...