A Christmas gift for a Fondren book lover has now become a gift to the entire community. Earlier this month, Susan Schmieg and Tommy Weatherford erected Jackson’s first Little Free Library in front of their home at the corner of Chickasaw Avenue and Council Circle.
We’re taking a look back at the top stories for the past year, including art, fitness, retail and dining along with civic, religious, and medical developments.
The perfect spot — with a perfect red porch in the perfect community? That’s what Cleveland Miss. native Dawn Macke thinks of her Mitchell Avenue digs and her adopted hometown of Fondren. Macke, the self-described SoFo Mama, took up residence here in 2010 after realizing Las Vegas was no place to raise a kid. Macke […]
“It’s a fundamental foundation of our practice that everything we do is for a public consequence of good,” Roy Decker says of their work.
From new buildings to new owners, anniversaries and awards, here’s a look back at the past twelve months – the year in review – in Jackson’s Hippest Neighborhood™, Fondren.
“We are advocates for dramatic prison reform that would focus on therapeutic methodology, rehabilitation, and opportunity,” says Big House Books.
“Serving changes you: you receive the benefit. Your outlook changes, your heart changes and your eyes are opened.”
“There’s no problem with being somebody who punches numbers all day and gets a paycheck. I can’t understand, for myself, not having the ability to create.”