At the close of a divisive political campaign, two very real heroes came to mind last week.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen is getting a full court press to grant yet another TIF (Tax Increment Financing).
Sometimes my children cry.
Interviewed on Mississippi Public Broadcasting, Joyce Helmick made a great point.
Looking down from my perch at the upstairs window I could see Harry, the cat, sitting on the bridge over the spillway-his favorite spot.
For long I was thinking of writing about happiness and finally pinned down the title of the piece. Immediately, I Googled it.
Mississippi and Alabama are filled with ghost stories.
Oktibbeha County Hospital's future is yet again the subject of community discourse. This is a seminal aspect of our identity and the surrounding discussion and ultimate decision is one of the most critical we will have from the Board of Supervisors in the foreseeable future.
In a state like Mississippi, which limits and regulates power companies, your electric bill is effectively a tax over which you have little control. As a result, it is incumbent upon the Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) to act responsibly to protect consumers. We call on the PSC commissioners to do their jobs and shoot down any more rate increases relating to the ill-fated Kemper power plant.
Alan Brown has been writing about ghosts for 20 years now. He's authored 17 books about the ghosts of the South, including his latest effort: "Ghosts of Mississippi's Golden Triangle."
A couple weeks ago, Bob Nolan and I were standing around in my backyard talking. Actually, I was doing the talking; Bob was repairing a crack in a rowboat made of polyethylene plastic with a heat gun. I was trying to stay out of his way.
Ever heard of Yazidi, a very small community in Northern Iraq? Probably not. We never heard of them until ISIS started massacring its residents in 2014.
Next Friday there will be a Chickasaw Indian Heritage Festival in Tupelo. That event provides the perfect backdrop for an interesting ancient Chickasaw legend. It is the legend of Tibbee Lake, which is between Columbus and West Point.
Many years ago one of my exs attended a prestigious management seminar on the East Coast.
Dark was the night, darker the trees. Only the moon allowed me to see ...
Wonder what Joe would have said about "Bobby" winning the Nobel.
I recently bought a painting by Josh Meador from a Nevada art dealer. It arrived today and got me thinking about how history and art are intertwined.
Dickie Scruggs' visit to Columbus Tuesday -- he spoke at the Rotary Club to make his pitch for his non-profit designed to provide support for adult literacy/job training -- captured my attention as soon as his visit was announced.
Last month, there was monsoon flooding along the borderline of Bangladesh and India.
Before he was governor of Mississippi, Haley Barbour was a national Republican insider, serving as a senior adviser to President Ronald Reagan and, during the same career phase, chairman of the Republican National Committee.
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