Since China devalued its currency 3 percent, global markets have gone into a tailspin. Why should this be?
It was early morning when they left, almost daybreak. The duo would see a lot of sunrises before I'd see the guys again.
Back in the 1960s, Bernie Sanders burned hot as a civil rights activist.
Columbus High School graduate and current Mississippi State University engineering student Hagan Walker spent the summer as an intern at electric car maker Tesla.
Most of you know him as Mr. Henry Weiss, you know, the man over at Columbus Scrap Material. In the past few weeks Mr. Henry has been getting accolades in this paper for his years of service in his business and of course, all he has done for the city of Columbus.
"All lives matter." Those words have risen as a kind of counter to "Black lives matter," the movement that coalesced in response to recent killings and woundings of unarmed African-Americans by assailants -- usually police officers -- who often go unpunished.
While perhaps too early for Democratic elites to panic and begin bailing out on Hillary Clinton's campaign as a doomed vessel, they would be well advised not to miss any of the lifeboat drills.
I wake up in the delightfully retro Austin Motel and see that the childproof top remains on the ibuprofen, which means I did not make it to midnight to hear Bobby Rush at the Continental Club. And that means I'm likely to finish my waltz across Texas without any music.
The high school football season begins tonight.
Trusting our elected officials is extremely hard to do under any circumstances these days, but usually you have a better feel and sense of reliance on your elected neighbors with whom you share the daily common experience of living in a small Southern town.
Are you one of the 54 percent of all Americans whose medical records are typed and stored on Epic?
Politics: Where are we? It taxes the memory to recall when the political landscape looked so unfamiliar.
The sudden death of steel-mill developer John Correnti Tuesday in Chicago, was a stunning bit of news throughout the industry, including here in Lowndes County.
Broadway star Patti LuPone made headlines recently when she grabbed a cellphone from a woman texting in the second row. It may have helped that she was in character, playing a tough-broad diva from a community theater.
The Frank P. Phillips YMCA Parkinson's aquatics exercise program that started 10 years ago really began in Japan, when Wesley Platt visited an international Rotary Convention in Osaka.
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