Nine years ago, when Dan Mullen addressed the media at the opening of fall practice for the first time as Mississippi State's head football coach, he seemed hardly able to contain his enthusiasm.
For the past five years, we have been told that, even as the economic recovery continues, Mississippians must tighten their belts, even as the Legislature cuts corporate taxes at an unprecedented rate.
The paradox. The place where a child should feel most safe is often filled with dangers, especially for toddlers and young children.
Thursday night, Caledonia held a swearing-in ceremony for a new mayor and board of aldermen.
Next week, the second season of the Netflix series "Last Chance U" will be available to subscribers.
It is not the oldest house in Columbus, nor is it the grandest of the antebellum homes the city is known for. But in one respect, the Williams-Glass House, also known as The Haven, is unique among our historic structures.
It's been a busy summer for the kids at the Columbus Boys & Girls Club as the club's summer program, which included 150 kids, draws to a close on Friday.
The crash of a military transport plane that claimed the lives of 16 servicemen in Leflore County on Tuesday is a tragic reminder not only of the sacrifice our military is called to make, but that what we often take for granted represents a genuine risk.
The story is an old one, yet remains relevant.
A year ago, Bill Brigham put into a motion something he had been talking about for a couple of months.
It's here. Summer, that is. We have mixed feelings about that.
In American history, July 5, 1776, doesn't get the credit it deserves.
This week, about 50 boys ages 12-to-21 will be at a camp at Mississippi State. Like any other camp, a heavy emphasis will be put on having fun and being active. And if that were all the camp achieved, it would be considered a success.
"Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did," it was once noted, "just backward and in high heels." This week, Mississippi State is sponsoring what it calls a "Bulldog Bytes" camp at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Columbus.
Wednesday, Mississippi's Public Service Commission sent an unequivocal message to Mississippi Power: You will not gamble with the rate-payers' money.
Imagine it is your first day on a new job. What's the first thing you do?
Marty Turner was a no-show Tuesday in what would have been his last official meeting as a Columbus City councilman.
One way you can perform your civic duty is by eating. Sounds too good to be true, right?
The Columbus Police Department held its first organizational meeting for its new citizens volunteer group. Thursday.
Each year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation releases its Kids Count Report, which provides data on the state of the nation's children.
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