Our elected state officials, especially those with the big "R" attached to their names, will tell you they believe in small government and personal liberty.
It will happen in Mississippi.
If you were to seek out a poster child for all that is broken in Washington, you could find no better candidate than the Federal Election Commission.
It was garbage day when Sam said, "I may not put the garbage out today; there's only one bag."
Seems a little odd to be sitting in the living room of friends on the other side of the country watching a football game in Starkville. Nice to see we're getting rain -- it's cool and clear here -- but better if it would wait.
The past six weeks I have been teaching a MUW Life Enrichment course on the architectural history of Columbus.
Bad policies make for bad outcomes.
I watched mesmerized from my office window the other afternoon.
With the $2 million Trotter Center renovation set to be completed by the end of the year, the Columbus City Council voted at its Tuesday meeting to raise rates for the facility by 20-to-25 percent, depending on which facilities are booked.
With the first diagnosed case of the deadly Ebola virus in the United States located in Dallas, Texans are understandably alarmed.
On Sept. 22 at Sim Scott Community Center, city councilman Kabir Karriem addressed a "Men of Color" meeting organized by county supervisor Leroy Brooks to address the "crisis" facing the city of Columbus.
I've had stomachaches for as long as I can remember.
This isn't supposed to happen. In fact, as recently as a few years ago, the general consensus is that it could never happen.
Years ago a teacher tried to explain the American attitude toward work.
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