Mississippi Lifestyle

$80,000 Mississippi Match 5 winning ticket remains unclaimed

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – According to the Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC), there is an $80,000 Mississippi Match 5 jackpot that hasn’t been claimed. The ticket was purchased for the Thursday, September 16, drawing. MLC officials said the winning numbers from that evening were 4-11-21-23-31. The ticket was sold at Express...
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Mississippi Southern Style BBQ coming to Wichita in October

The food truck, My Madea’s Soul Food, opened in Wichita in 2020, but after a short run decided to move to Mississippi where they have been operating at. Good news is on the way, though. Because of a change of heart and the support of Wichita, owner Arthur Simmons has...
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Take This Gorgeous Fall Foliage Road Trip To See Mississippi Like Never Before

Get ready to experience the best fall foliage in Mississippi. Nothing beats the fall colors in Mississippi, which is why we decided to look around and find the best places in the state for viewing this annual wonder. Ready to see Mississippi like never before? From state parks to national forests, this one-of-a-kind road trip […] The post Take This Gorgeous Fall Foliage Road Trip To See Mississippi Like Never Before appeared first on Only In Your State.

Mississippi restaurants continue to face staffing shortages

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – Restaurants are still dealing with a shortage of workers, but some are finding opportunities to recruit more in Mississippi. In Downtown Hattiesburg, Restaurant Week will begin on October 2, 2021. Marlo Dorsey, the executive director of Visit Hattiesburg, believes Restaurant Week will help attract workers. “We...
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It’s getting “buggy” at The Crosby Arboretum!

Assistant extension professor of landscape architecture with the Mississippi State University Extension Service. Over these last few weeks, we’ve been noticing bevies of butterflies cavorting at the Arboretum, and if you’re a regular reader of this column, you know that these dazzling insects have been a frequent subject lately, and writings often center around this being an excellent time of year to visit our public garden, especially for photographers who enjoy capturing insect life by camera.

The Giant Baked Potatoes At Mississippi’s Memphis Barbecue Company Are Absolutely Spudtacular

If you assumed Memphis Barbecue Company serves great BBQ, you’d be right. However, that’s not all the eatery is known for. Several of the eatery’s apps and sides are just as praiseworthy, including its giant baked potatoes. Absolutely spudtacular, the 1-pound potatoes are stuffed “full of goodness” and sure to hit the spot! For more […] The post The Giant Baked Potatoes At Mississippi’s Memphis Barbecue Company Are Absolutely Spudtacular appeared first on Only In Your State.
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Every flower in this English garden is a Mississippi native

Like anyone else with emotionally charged agendas, native plant puritans can be a bit tedious. Sorry, not trying to rattle any cages or pull any chains. But sometimes sweeping assumptions need to be addressed by someone who cares enough to give a nod to see different sides of polarized issues. Including in the garden.
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Going on a road trip? A new Buc-ee's is coming to the Mississippi coast

Louisiana does not have a Buc-ee's Travel Center, but one has been slated to open just across the state line along Interstate 10 in south Mississippi. Travelers may have stopped at the wildly popular store on road trips throughout the South. Buc-ee's, which is based in Texas, has become a cultural phenomenon due to its large locations with ample gas pumps, pristine restrooms, and an array of food options.

Just Love Coffee seeks to open first Mississippi location in Tupelo

TUPELO – Just Love Coffee, a Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based company, is looking to build its first Mississippi location in Tupelo. Plans filed with the city show a franchise location on North Gloster Street on an empty lot between Jiffy Lube and Outback Steakhouse. Prior to the 2014 tornado that damaged and destroyed 300 homes and businesses, the site was home to an American General Life & Accident Insurance office.

Enjoy Great Seafood on the Mississippi Seafood Trail

One of the great things about traveling is the chance to experience new and different types of food. While seafood is available all over the United States, Mississippi’s prime location on the Gulf of Mexico offers easy, daily access to fresh seafood. When you’re planning a trip to Mississippi, you’re going to want to check out the Mississippi Seafood Trail. With dozens of seafood restaurants scattered around the state, we offer something for every kind of seafood lover. Here, Visit Mississippi explores a few of the most popular Mississippi seafood spots that are not to be missed.

Relaxing Getaway Weekend for Mom in Mississippi

We can all agree mothers work tirelessly to take care of their families. From summer camp and school lunches to walking the dog and grocery shopping, the nonstop hustle and bustle of everyday life can take its toll. Sometimes it’s a good idea to slow down and enjoy some rest and relaxation. While there’s an endless amount of getaway locations to choose from, there’s something about a warm Mississippi breeze that can make you feel rejuvenated. Visit Mississippi knows how important a getaway weekend is, so here are a few ideas for planning a getaway weekend for mom in Mississippi.