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UMMC CAO Gives Direction New Meaning

UMMC CAO Gives Direction New Meaning

The next time you are in a new city, hoping the GPS will guide your way, thank Dr. David L. Powe. In fact, his keen sense of direction could likely get you anywhere – and everywhere. The Chief Administrative Officer of University of Mississippi Medical Center in Fondren is retired – sort of – and […]

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Fab Plans Patriotic Celebration for After 5

Fab Plans Patriotic Celebration for After 5

Save some celebration from your Independence Day weekend for 5-8pm on July 7. That’s the date of the Fondren Association of Businesses Fabulous Fondren Freedom Fest on the great lawn at Duling (next to Babalu.) Last year’s event was a big hit for children and parents alike with carnival games, dunking booth, space jumps, cotton candy, […]

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The MARKET to Debut New Home Tomorrow

The MARKET to Debut New Home Tomorrow

Come ice down at The MARKET in Fondren tomorrow from 9am – 1pm in the new location at Duling Avenue and Old Canton Road.  The first 20 children will be treated to free SnowBiz snowcones and the first 20 adults will be treated to free homemade gourmet ice pops from Sweet Lime’s Homemade Pops!  Plus, […]

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Room to Grow: Orange Peel Already Expanding

Room to Grow: Orange Peel Already Expanding

Three months and already, they need more space! That’s the sentiment of Kristin Tubb, owner of the Orange Peel, who says high demand has construction under way at her Mitchell Avenue consignment shop. Approximately 450 square feet of space is being added by closing in a front porch where Tubb says small furniture and household […]

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BUMC Fundraiser Feeds Your Fridays

BUMC Fundraiser Feeds Your Fridays

If you missed Chef Dan Autrey’s breakfast last Friday at Broadmeadow United Methodist Church, you still have time to enjoy his food as he helps to raise funds for a new church kitchen floor. Autrey and wife Beth are coordinating the fundraiser every Friday in June. Broadmeadow graciously allows the neighborhood to use the kitchen […]

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Nine Months to Rebirth: Meet Jason Moore

Nine Months to Rebirth: Meet Jason Moore

Stuck. It’s a miserable place for a creative and for Fondren artist Jason Moore, the gestation period may be over. It was nine months ago that the 29 year old Yazoo City native left his nine to five to pursue his passion. “I had gone as long as I could go in that world,” he […]

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‘Super’ Man: Meet Don Egdorf

‘Super’ Man: Meet Don Egdorf

Before and after: it’s his favorite part of the job. Don Egdorf is the Upper Ninth Ward New Orleans native who says his own apartment is living proof of his “work as a hobby” mentality. The 57 year old serves as building superintendent for Peters Development Corporation, overseeing nearly a dozen properties, four of those […]

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Dressed for Success: Green Room Opens

Dressed for Success: Green Room Opens

Add a new entry to the growing list of businesses in Fondren who operate with the environment – and the owner’s lifestyle in mind. The Green Room, Gary Morgan’s eco-friendly clothing and accessory shop, will celebrate his first Fondren After 5 tomorrow night and says the warm community reception has him looking forward to big […]

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‘Help’ Author Stockett at Lemuria Wednesday

‘Help’ Author Stockett at Lemuria Wednesday

Jackson native and ‘Help’ author Kathryn Stockett comes home Wednesday May 25 to sign copies of her New York Times best selling book and soon to be Dreamworks motion picture. The event takes place at 5pm at Lemuria Books in Banner Hall. Stockett used the Greater Belhaven neighborhood extensively for the setting of her first […]

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