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Posted on: October 15, 2017

September Business Highlight: Mid State Artificial Limb, Inc.


Mid State Artificial Limb, Inc. is the City of Jackson’s Business Highlight for September 19, 2017. Owner, Troy Luster, founded the business in 1988 after having careers as a master chef and automobile salesman. A neighbor employed by a local pr...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2017

Jackson Fire Department and AMR Link to Shorten Paramedic Response Time Downtown


Downtown Jackson is safer from medical emergencies thanks to a new partnership between Jackson Fire Department and AMR.

An AMR paramedic is now based around the clock at JFD’s central station at 555 South West Street. AMR’s “s...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

City of Jackson Selected for Envision America 2017 Smart City Initiative

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Charlotte, NC - January 24, 2017 - Envision America 2017 has just announced this year’s participants in its Smart City initiative. The following cities have been selected to participate in a workshop hosted in Charlotte, NC from March 6...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

HRI Properties, Miss. Officials, Jackson City Leaders Celebrate Start of Capitol Art Lofts


HRI Properties on Monday, Jan. 23, celebrated the start of the restoration of historic buildings in downtown Jackson. The buildings will be transformed into the Capitol Art Lofts, an affordable residential project with a focus on the creative economy.&...Read on...

Posted on: January 17, 2017

City of Jackson Partners with Jackson Medical Mall, MDOT for Seniors' Transportation


Mayor TonyT. Yarber recently introduced the Senior Services Transportation Initiative, a collaboration between the Jackson Medical Foundation, the City of Jackson and three public transportation providers. Through this initiative, individuals who are 60...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

1 Percent Commission Receives Status Update on Infrastructure Projects

1_percent.png The Municipal Special Sales Tax Commission, also known as the 1 Percent Commission, held its first meeting of the New Year on Wednesday, Jan. 4, to discuss updates on infrastructure projects funded by the program. During the meeting, commission members ap...January 2017 Update Additional Info...
Posted on: January 4, 2017

Horizon Travel Magazine Lists Jackson Among Top 31 U.S. Travel Destinations


Here's an excerpt of what Horizon Travel Magazine has to say about Jackson, Miss.:
Tired of the hustle and bustle of the holidays? Visit Jackson, MS! You’ll fall in love with Jackson’s big-city amenities and ‘small-town’ appeal. A place where you’ll lose...Read on...

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