There are likely few state officials who spend more time on the road than Brandon Presley, the Northern District commissioner for the Mississippi Public Service Commission.
The April unemployment data, released Wednesday by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, showed steady improvement on the local, state and national levels.
A while back, a person whom I respect and believe to be fair-minded and tolerant, stopped me in my tracks for a moment with an unexpected question:
"Don't you think you may be approaching self-flagellation when it comes to the race issue?"
For many, the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway is something you drive over when on Highway 82 in Columbus or Highway 50 near West Point. For others, it's a great source of recreation.
More than 150 gathered at the Columbus Club at Columbus Air Force Base Wednesday for a retirement ceremony.
Now that we are in the period of time between Mother's Day and Father's Day, I have an admission to make.
Taking a ride in a concrete canoe.
It sounds like a colorful euphemism for a mafia hit, but for Mississippi State students Diana Linder and Kristen Sauceda, it's a reward for a year's work.
In 2014, as ISIS fighters moved dangerously near their small Iraqi village 20 miles outside of Mosul, Gorgis Matani and his family saw a small window of opportunity and plunged through it.
By a one-vote margin, the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees declined to extend the contract of the superintendent of schools during Monday's regular board meeting.
The word of the day is "commencement," a timely choice since in the coming weeks, graduates of our high schools and colleges will become acquainted with all the things this word entails.
Tuesday's luncheon at Lion Hills Center could be viewed as a coming of age celebration for the Lowndes Young Leaders program.
On Saturday afternoon, on a whim, I drove out to the Island to see what remained of the former KiOR plant.
Fewer Mississippians are looking for work than at any point since 1999, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
Like most couples in their mid-50s, Majors Alan and Cheryl Phillips of the Columbus Salvation Army have been casting one eye on retirement and all the things they might do.
Americans fall generally into two categories when it comes to the issue of abortion.
For too long, Meridian has been a drive-through city for many along Interstate 20.
Organizers hope a new museum featuring the state's rich arts/entertainment history will change all that.
When Amber McFadden discovered that her 6-month-old Great Dane puppy, Viggo, was missing when she arrived to pick him up from her former roommate's house, the odds of ever finding him were not in her favor.
Almost two years after a couple of Mississippi State students put together a company to market a "lighted ice cube" to serve in drinks, business is already booming or, more appropriately, 'glo-ing."
Heather Evans drove up from her home in Kemper County to Columbus Thursday to spend the day with her daughter, Hannah, a freshman at Mississippi University for Women.
At the beginning of his lecture Wednesday evening in the Foster Ballroom at the Colvard Student Union on Mississippi State's campus, Allan McDonald had some difficulty with his power-point presentation.
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