For many, in years past, Starkville quickly became a memory when college was over. Even for those of us who called the place home. The future consisted of holiday visits or maybe alumni weekend or the Egg Bowl.
The best show in town is making a comeback. Annie, get your gun, an old-fashioned filibuster is happening on the Senate floor.
Summer is a happy season for most kids, who depending on their age, are busy with work or sports or any number of activities that serve a break from the routine of the school year. But for many children here in the Golden Triangle and throughout the nation, summer can mean something else: It can mean going hungry.
The FBI had the Orlando gunman under watch -- twice -- and, after much consideration, decided to stop following him. Was this a mistake? Obviously, tragically so.
I am supposed to be writing about a shooting in Orlando, but my thoughts keep circling back to a funeral in Louisville.
The debate about whether it is time to take a look at how the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority serves the community could not have started much worse.
In the days since the death of Muhammad Ali, much has been said and written in an attempt to capture the essence of the man.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves says it's Obama's fault, but state agency chiefs are pointing a disappointed finger at Reeves and legislators.
On Saturday night, Omar Mateen was a loner and a loser. Sunday, he was immortal, by his standards, a hero.
Six months after a pair of barges crashed in the dam at the East Bank of the Columbus Lock & Dam, Corps of Engineers Operations Manager Rick Saucer has an idea of the extent of the damage down the one of the dam's five massive gates.
I've discovered that in certain situations I have a tendency to hedge on the truth, and I hate that. I signed up for the Lifeline medical testing held at the Presbyterian church on Bluecutt Road in Columbus.
The governor should give it a rest.
As Barack Obama's presidency takes a back seat to the psychodrama known as the 2016 election, historians, speculators and revisionists are busy writing his presidential epitaph.
Prayer in schools, prayer at public events and the public display of religious scenes all too often seem under attack by the courts. The courts base their rulings on more than 200 years of legal precedents that there must be a separation -- a wall -- between church and state.
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