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Miller helps build the Columbus downtown one person at a time

To those that know her, Jan Miller does not just meet people – she meets friends. Miller admits that she’s never met a stranger. “I guess I get my personality from my mother,” said Miller, a district director for Mississippi Main Street Association whose territory covers almost half the state. “She worked for the commissioner of the Southeastern Conference for ...

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Festivals bringing fun and profit to Main Street

Ingenuity, mixed with careful planning and branding can generate big buzz … and lots of dollars, organizers say Nothing brings a town’s cash registers alive like a festival celebrating some unique aspect or iconic element of the community. Slugburgers in Corinth, Loblollies in Laurel, the pottery of Peter Anderson in Gulfport and the whole lotta shakin’ of Elvis in Tupelo are ...

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