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Staying Power Keeps Bookseller in Fondren

Staying Power Keeps Bookseller in Fondren

In film and literature, Lemuria is a lost continent. In Fondren, Lemuria is found, and indeed a “find” – a unique 35 year old treasure. The once “counter culture” bookseller is now facing an uprising again, this time stemming the tide against technology. Sixty year old John Evans is the Jackson revolutionary at the helm, […]

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Lemuria Books Events

Lemuria Books Events

Thursday, December 23, 2010 Signing – 1:00 pm for 10! Marshall Ramsey’s Ten Year Celebration by Marshall Ramsey Thursday, December 23, 2010 Signing – 11:00 am for Ole Miss at Oxford by William H. Morris Thursday, December 23, 2010 Signing – 11:00 am for Christmas Memories from Mississippi edited by Charline McCord and Judy Tucker; […]

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OurFondren announces 'Bright Lights' Winners

OurFondren announces 'Bright Lights' Winners

[smooth=id:18;] OurFondren neighborhood association has announced the winners of their annual ‘Bright Lights, Fondren Nights’ holiday lighting contest. The award for the ‘So Fabulous’ category went to the home at 3712 Hawthorn. Honorable mention goes to the home at 305 Glenway Drive. In the ‘So Funky’ category, the decorations at 4145 Robin were awarded while […]

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OurFondren announces ‘Bright Lights’ Winners

OurFondren announces ‘Bright Lights’ Winners

[smooth=id:18;] OurFondren neighborhood association has announced the winners of their annual ‘Bright Lights, Fondren Nights’ holiday lighting contest. The award for the ‘So Fabulous’ category went to the home at 3712 Hawthorn. Honorable mention goes to the home at 305 Glenway Drive. In the ‘So Funky’ category, the decorations at 4145 Robin were awarded while […]

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For Future Generations: Fondren Goes Green

For Future Generations: Fondren Goes Green

Like our wise indian chiefs of old, Fondrenites have adopted the mindset of making decisions that benefit even our future generations. The Fondren Association of Businesses has an aim of  making Fondren the greenest business district in Mississippi. Throughout Fondren, you’ll see energy efficient lighting, businesses and homes upgrading their heating and cooling systems to […]

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Where It All Began: The Guide!

Where It All Began: The Guide!

With the success of FindItInFondren.com, it’s easy to overlook where this whole thing started. The Find It In Fondren™ Visitor’s Guide was published in October and has been distributed to 15,000 homes via direct mail. An additional 5,000 copies have made their way from Southaven to Brookhaven and points in between. And just last night, […]

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Blues Marathon: 'Race Well Done'

Blues Marathon: 'Race Well Done'

At the starting line for last year’s Mississippi Blues Marathon, the temperature was 17°. But John Noblin says ‘warm and fuzzy’ was the feeling he believes participants left with on that frigid day.  The Jackson born businessman is the owner and race director for the Blue Cross/Blue Shield sponsored event that runs through the capital […]

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"It's My Park": Community Build About Ownership

"It's My Park": Community Build About Ownership

With a $500,000 federal grant funding a park makeover, some in Fondren are asking ‘where’s the playground crew?’ That’s a mentality organizers of this weekend’s playground build at Fondren Park hope to see changed. By calling on neighbors to actively participate, the idea is to give ownership of the park back to the community. Leslee […]

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Young Runner Hopes to Break State Record

Young Runner Hopes to Break State Record

Ask most 13 year olds what they are listening to on their iPod or what they are doing in their free time. The answers are always the same – unless you talk to Gabriel Escude. The guitar playing 8th grader is a Zeppelin and Clapton fan – and he’s a distance runner. Seems odd until […]

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