Monday evening, the Columbus Municipal School board will listen to presentations from firms to conduct a search for the district's fourth superintendent since 2011.
All week I'd worried with a column about Mississippi, today being its 200th birthday. I wrote about the layers of complexity of our culture; our tormented history and the impossibly rich legacy of writers, musicians and visual artists the state has produced.
Anyone with the slightest knowledge of World War II remembers its chief moral: Appeasement is not only futile but contemptible. It signifies cowardice, naivete and moral bankruptcy.
Why did Gen. Mike Flynn lie to the FBI about his December 2016 conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak? Why did he not tell the FBI the truth?
Mississippi Power Company has some of the highest electricity rates in the state, but that's not stopping them from asking for more.
On Dec. 10, 1817, Mississippi became the 20th state in the union. The year-long observance of the state's bi-centennial will culminate Saturday with the opening of not one, but two museums dedicated to the state's long, often troubled, history.
In 2006, a Chicago schoolteacher was sentenced to three years in prison for molesting teenage girls. He was 34 at the time and, according to news accounts, had slipped his hands under the shirt of a 17-year-old and fondled her breasts.
Thursday, the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors and the Columbus City Council will meet at the Trotter Center at 9:30 a.m. in an effort to agree on a joint resolution to submit to the Legislature to extend the 2-percent restaurant tax.
Here comes the most meaningless sentence you'll read today: Last week, Donald Trump paid tribute to Rosa Parks.
Christmas is a fixed date on the calendar, but while we all recognize Dec. 25 as the day, there is no agreement on when the Christmas season begins.
When President Donald Trump shook the political world, the epicenter was Pennsylvania, the one swing state Republicans had tried and failed to carry in each of the last six presidential elections.
It was late in the afternoon when Sam and I made our way to the deer stand.
On Sunday, Mississippi will celebrate its bicentennial. It's been 200 years since the founding of our state.
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