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

WESTerday Trivia

August 5, 2010 // 1 Comment

This Gothic-styled catholic church was built in 1955 on 16 acres in West Jackson–11 of which were acquired from the Public School Board. It’s been pretty busy [...]

National Night Out

August 3, 2010 // 2 Comments

This evening, neighbors all over the nation will celebrate the annual National Night Out Against Crime. West Jackson’s neighbors are joining the celebration too! [...]

WESTerday Trivia

July 29, 2010 // 0 Comments

Today’s trivia is from recent history. Located in West Jackson and completed in 2009, this facility was one of the first LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental [...]

Survey Says…GO80 Update

July 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

On August 4, 2009, Mayor Harvey Johnson, Jr. made an inspiring announcement about a new effort to revitalize the Highway 80 corridor.  This new initiative involved the [...]

WESTerday Trivia!

July 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

This civil rights organization was headquartered at 1017 John R. Lynch Street and combined the efforts of CORE, NAACP, SCLC, SNCC, and other groups. The answer will be posted [...]

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 [...]