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Convention district expansion proposal gets OK

November 20, 2011

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Enlarged footprint extends east to Pearl River and South to U.S. 80, taking in portions of the long-planned $1B Two Lakes project The dormant Two Lakes project and other downtown Jackson revitalization efforts could get a boost from a plan to expand the footprint of the Urban Renewal District created for the Jackson Convention complex […]

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Hotel deal seen as lifeline for Jackson Convention Complex

October 1, 2011

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Jackson Mayor Harvey Johnson Jr. is clear about why he worked hard the last several months to broker a $96 million deal to get a convention headquarters hotel built. It’s a rescue mission — pure and simple, according to Johnson, who said he fears the city’s not-yet 3-year-old Convention Complex will soon begin withering and […]

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