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Smith takes Weston post

Jan Smith has been appointed by Wischermann Partners as Director of Sales and Marketing of The Westin Jackson, which is set to open in late summer in downtown Jackson. With more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Smith will oversee all aspects of sales and marketing of the newly constructed hotel. A resident of Jackson, Smith most recently served as ...

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Construction tour of downtown Jackson hotel shows shape of future

By JACK WEATHERLY Mike Burton loves to point out the subtleties of the Jackson Westin as he conducts a walking tour of the hotel under construction. Such as the walls of the ground-floor passage from the east-facing lobby that are on a slight angle for a few paces, then an inset and another angled wall and so on, till the ...

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West Point, Woodville take Main Street honors

Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant is old enough to remember when Capitol Street in Jackson served as the state’s largest and most popular shopping destination. “How exciting that was for us,” Bryant said, recounting the shopping trips he and his brother would take with their mother to Downtown Jackson. While she shopped, Bryant said, he and his brother would watch a ...

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