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We blog about things that are absolutely, positively West Jackson (Mississippi).

WESTerday Trivia

July 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

This West Jackson shopping center was once home to a drive-in Shoney’s. Oh, and this isn’t the Shoney’s that used to be by the Metrocenter. The answer will [...]

WESTerday Trivia:

July 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

WESTerday Trivia: In the 1940s, only 7 African American owned & operated movie theaters existed in the U.S. Name the one that was located in West Jackson. Check the blog [...]

WESTerday Trivia:

July 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

WESTerday Trivia: This international airline started its 1st passenger flight in 1929 with Hawkins Field as the final stop. And the answer is…well, check the blog after [...]

Westerday Trivia

June 17, 2010 // 0 Comments

Westerday Trivia: This award-winning author spent a large portion of his childhood/adolescence living with his grandmother at 1107 Lynch St. The answer will be posted here in [...]

We’re on Facebook!

June 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

We have yet another way for you to keep up with West Jackson–Facebook.  Drop by www.facebook.com/westjxn and make sure to “like” us. Why? Because we like [...]

Storytime!

May 28, 2010 // 1 Comment

Most of us have heard the term “unsung heroes.”  But what about unsung neighborhoods.  In fact, how about unsung parts of town.  West Jackson is an unsung part [...]