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The Oaks House Museum to reopen Saturday

JACKSON — After closing for six months for renovations, The Oaks House Museum in Jackson is reopening with a party. An open house will be held from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Sept. 6 at The Oaks, which is located at 823 Jefferson Street in the Belhaven Heights neighborhood. The public is invited to this free event that will offer tours ...

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First phase of restoration begins on Elvis' Circle G Ranch

HORN LAKE — Phase 1 of restoration has commenced at Circle G Ranch, formerly owned by Elvis Presley. Plans include the relocation and restoration of the historic Honeymoon Cottage to the interior of the property near the horse stables, which will also be restored. An arena will be created next to the stables for horse and pony rides, shows, and ...

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Board gives nod to Cotton Mill project at MSU

STARKVILLE — The state College Board has approved a series of agreements finalizing plans for the Cotton Mill project at Mississippi State University. The Starkville structure was built in 1902 as the Stone Cotton Mill and was indirectly associated with MSU for a time. MSU bought it in 1965, three years after the mill closed, and it now belongs to ...

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Owner of historic house challenging condemnation order

VICKSBURG — The city board in Vicksburg will hear a challenge on Oct. 21 from Beck House owner Robert Rosenthall to a condemnation order. Rosenthall argues in his appeal that the city’s order to make him fix the 138-year-old house is discriminatory and designed to make him lose his property. Building and inspection director Victor Gray-Lewis in September condemned the ...

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Officials hope designation kicks off redevelopment wave

Greenville’s downtown was placed on the National Register of Historic Places last month, and officials there are hoping it spurs a wave of redevelopment for the area. The entire process took more than two years, and involved surveys, hiring consultants to help the Commission navigate the process, procuring grant money to pay those consultants and getting approval from city and ...

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Taste of something different

To appreciate the appeal of The Sycamore House restaurant, first consider the unique 140-year-old Acadian cottage with a screened porch and live-oak shaded outdoor courtyard that are extremely popular when the weather is nice. That is the backdrop to a menu that contains unusual, gourmet items along with familiars like pizza —although even the pizza may be an experience to ...

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