In my family, any holiday that can include a family meal often means we are having sugar cream pie for dessert. The recipe comes from my mother's grandmother, whom she called Mamie.
Making homemade ornaments can be a great way to spend an afternoon during the holiday season. Whether you are a teacher, a parent or simply someone who enjoys being creative, you may find this glitter snow globe idea to be a fun way to personalize your tree.
Ardenland holds its annual BankPlus International Gumbo Festival on Saturday, Nov. 9, at Smith Park. This year, proceeds benefit the Harold T. and Hal White Memorial Scholarship. At the event, attendees may sample various gumbo dishes and vote for their favorite recipes. Gates open at 11 a.m., and then a series of live music acts begin performing at 11:30 a.m. The Jackson Free Press published a short roundup of these four artists on Oct. 30, but below are some expanded features on the bands.
"As future-oriented as I am, I understood early on that I needed to work really hard in school to help me achieve my goal. ... I continue to learn my own capabilities, and my own limits."
Each year, the BankPlus International Gumbo Festival allows attendees to sample a number of gumbo dishes and vote for their favorites. Additionally, though, the annual event also features musical acts.
On the last Saturday of every October, comic fans across the globe travel to their local comic shops to take home free comics as part of the internationally celebrated Halloween Comic Fest.
When CJ Fox checked her voicemail on Oct. 8 to be told that her child would not be able to return to daycare if she did not pay her overdue childcare bill, she was confused. Her three children were in high school, middle school and elementary school—none were in daycare.
Whether you are celebrating the fall season or "spooky season," local businesses in the Jackson area have goodies you can use to decorate your home or office to give it an autumn vibe. Take a gander at this shopping list for a few ideas on what all you may want to pick up this October.
The Jackson local music scene is constantly evolving, with new acts springing up each year and with veteran ones continuing to make waves. This overview covers a handful of music artists who are from and perform in the Jackson metro area.
Chris Wesley Moore's latest movie, a supernatural thriller titled "A Stranger Among the Living," premieres on Thursday, Sept. 12, at Malco Grandview Cinema. On Wednesday, Aug. 28, Moore spoke with the Jackson Free Press about the movie.