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Ridgeland designer remakes vintage wedding gown (for 5th time) for 8th bride

Sandra Ashford of Ridgeland has restyled thousands of gowns. One gown she's remade five times. It was first worn in 1954. → Read More

Over a weekly cup of coffee, these Miss. women meet to knit hats for cancer patients

The group, mostly from Highland Colony Baptist Church, began meeting at CC's Coffee House about two years ago. Anyone is welcome to join and knit. → Read More

The treasures are trendy at this Ridgeland consignment boutique

The boutique features well-known brands and price tags nowhere near full retail. → Read More

Vitality Bowls Superfoods Cafe: Tasty options for health-conscious customers

“We’re famous for the acai bowls,” said Kimberly Stover of Jackson, who works at the Madison location of Vitality Bowls. → Read More

Baked and stuffed: This new restaurant at Northpark's food court is all about potatoes

“This is going to be a big business for a long time,” she said. “Everybody loves a baked potato.” → Read More

Cooking out is a way of life: Grills of Mississippi's new store 'bursting at seams'

“Barbecuing and cooking out is huge and has always been a big part of the South,” Huddleston said. → Read More

Pride of Mississippi: Country singer Charley Pride honored with GRAMMY Crossroads award

The award honors an artist who has made significant musical contributions influenced by the creativity born in the cradle of American music. → Read More

Newk's Eatery locations sport new, more contemporary interior design

Each of the seven Newk’s locations in the metro area – including the two in Ridgeland - feature the lighter, more contemporary interior design. → Read More

New Ridgeland boutique: Monkee's 'should feel like a very stylish girlfriend’s living room'

A mix of women’s fashions, footwear, accessories and gifts, Monkee’s of Ridgeland is the first location in Mississippi for the N.C. retailer. → Read More

Yes, the steaks are amazing but MM Shapley's garden is just as impressive

“This is a natural thing for me to do since we’re here all the time. I enjoy it. It’s therapeutic.” → Read More

Put your initials here: The Shop Around the Corner specializes in monogramming

'Monogramming is a great way to add a special touch to something you might wear every day, Lewis said.' → Read More

Antiques, coffee and vintage goods: Cotton & Tumbleweeds offers something different

With about 20 vendors, Cotton & Tumbleweeds sells a little bit of everything. → Read More

'A painting can draw you in': Jackson Street Gallery reopens in Ridgeland

At age 68, Paula Jackson thought her days of owning a gallery were history, but fate intervened. → Read More

Doing the cha-cha in Ridgeland: Learn how to dance like the stars at Gotham Dance Club

After having worked for 30 years as a ballroom dance instructor in New York, Thomas returned to Mississippi to establish Gotham Dance Club. → Read More

Comic book fanboys (and girls) and gamers: Van's is 'a hub for social gatherings'

“We’ve got windows on 50 percent of the building,” Ryder said. “At night time, you can see in when you drive by." → Read More

'It's more approachable': CAET's new Ridgeland location goes big on seafood, atmosphere

"The new location incorporates entrees built around seafood as well as ala carte selections of fish, beef and vegetables and serves lunch and dinner." → Read More

Cosmetics and clothes: New Merle Norman studio opens in Madison

"We have fun all day,” she said. “It’s awesome. We’re here to enhance beauty, and it’s a really fun job.” → Read More

This Ridgeland gift shop is known for its pottery and jewelry

Attentive customer service plus free gift wrap helps the store prosper, Hughes said. “We may not always make everyone happy, but we try,” she said. → Read More

This seafood and oyster favorite is opening a new location in Madison

This famous seafood restaurant in Flowood is opening a second location in Madison next year. → Read More

New Pearl boutique: 'Why fit in when you were born to stand out!'

“Whimsy Willows features feminine, boho, sophisticated fashions,” Wilkinson said. → Read More