To celebrate Independence Day, there will be a grand fireworks show at the Stennis Lock and Dam, East Bank, on July 1.
The inquisitive traveler headed east from Columbus to Tuscaloosa, Birmingham or points beyond will find it rewarding in unexpected ways to take the slow road out of town -- Highway 182, which in Alabama becomes (Pickens) County Road 30.
The work to revitalize, enhance and promote communities across Mississippi is often done by dedicated community leaders whose efforts can easily go unheralded.
In the first round of the special election for the House seat in Georgia's Sixth District, 30-year-old Jon Ossoff swept 48 percent. He more than doubled the vote of his closest GOP rival, Karen Handel.
The other day, a Muslim saved a terrorist. It happened just after midnight Monday in London. The terrorist, according to authorities, was Darren Osborne, 47, from Cardiff, Wales, who drove a rented van 150 miles to the British capital, where he jumped a sidewalk and plowed into a crowd of worshipers outside a mosque as people were attending to a man who had collapsed.
Lend me your ears. You'll be glad. Today's subject is the controversial production of "Julius Caesar" in which a Donald Trump-like figure gets assassinated. Given today's angry political climate, the costuming showed poor taste at the very least. Delta Air Lines and Bank of America withdrew their sponsorship, and who could blame them?
Wednesday, Mississippi's Public Service Commission sent an unequivocal message to Mississippi Power: You will not gamble with the rate-payers' money.
When The 5th District Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling against Mississippi's HB1523, also known as "Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act," on Thursday, a lot of folks didn't know whether to shrug their shoulders or set their hair on fire and run down the street.
Travis Kalanick helped found and build Uber into a corporate giant worth more than Ford Motor Co. On Tuesday, Uber's board effectively fired Kalanick.
Imagine it is your first day on a new job. What's the first thing you do?
One of the nice things about summer is that school is out and, at least for a few months, we'll get a welcome break from those sanctimonious liberal snowflakes on college campus who manage to prove that old saying about how the lunatics have taken over the asylum.
Marty Turner was a no-show Tuesday in what would have been his last official meeting as a Columbus City councilman.
Someday, I hope, I'll sit a couple of grandkids on my lap and tell them about the days when Americans abstained from political violence and settled all our differences peaceably through the democratic process. Or maybe I'll pick a different fairy tale.
One way you can perform your civic duty is by eating. Sounds too good to be true, right?
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