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Five more Mississippi state parks for fun and scenery

‘COME SEE US’ – The MBJ’s annual Meetings, Conventions and Tourism magazine (Spring 2014 edition) Clark Creek Nature Area Waterfalls aren’t something you associate with Mississippi outdoors but Clark Creek has them. The 700-acre nature area is located in Woodville in southwestern Mississippi and has some 50 waterfalls in different sizes, from 10 feet high to more than 30 feet. ...

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7 Best Golf Courses in Mississippi: Best of the Rest

‘COME SEE US’ – The MBJ’s annual Meetings, Conventions and Tourism magazine (Spring 2014 edition) By Rusty Hampton Planned community golf at its finest Reunion Golf & Country Club, Madison Located in the heart of one of the largest master-planned communities in the state, Reunion opened in 2005 and has already played host to the Mississippi Amateur championship twice, in ...

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MBJ: Funding for Jackson Zoo should be reconsidered

There needs to be a long-term plan put in place for the Jackson Zoo, which could be a crown jewel for tourism in Jackson. It is in many other cities, like Memphis and Birmingham. The state Bond Commission recently approved the sale of $199 million in tax-exempt bonds for which the Jackson Zoo will receive $1 million. Several other local ...

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MBJ Editorial: Legislature sets flame to money with handout to zoo

Mississippi will be throwing good money after bad when it chucks $1.3 million at the Jackson Zoo. The state Bond Commission last week unanimously approved the sale of $354 million in tax-exempt bonds for which the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum will get $40 million together in bond funding. However, other projects benefiting from state ...

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