In his 10 years as the Northern District's Public Service Commissioner, Brandon Presley has emerged as one of a rare breed of Mississippi politicians who seems to have escaped the clutches of narrow partisanship.
On Aug. 9, 1974, Richard Nixon bowed to the inevitability of impeachment and conviction by a Democratic Senate and resigned.
A year after construction started on the $42.6 million Communiversity, the massive manufacturing technology education center is beginning to take shape and turn heads for those driving past the site along Highway 82.
The Democratic conquest of a senate seat in Alabama produced a lot of winners other than the victor himself, Doug Jones. Many were Republicans, including some who voted for the inexplicable Roy Moore.
The best of American democracy does not always begin with visionary leaders on a national scale.
Why, I am often asked, do media cover President Donald Trump so much?
On Monday, Columbus Mayor Robert Smith confirmed that police chief Oscar Lewis has given notice he will be retiring at the end of the year.
Democrats who want Donald Trump removed from office need a backup plan in case the Russian collusion thing doesn't pan out. And Plan B, I suspect, is sex.
Ah, the sights and sounds of Christmas. Through darkened windows trees alight houses outlined with twinkling lights and some with a yard full of gigantic inflatables.
My, my, my. Such language. Granted, having Donald Trump at the opening of a civil rights museum was akin to asking Jeff Davis to deliver the eulogy for Abraham Lincoln, but the reaction! And the variety! To some degree, it illustrates why few sane and sober people seek public office.
On this date 200 years ago, Mississippi was admitted as the 20th state in the union with the state capital set in Natchez, David Holmes serving as our first governor and the state motto: "The State Whose Name You're Always Going To Get Wrong On Your Spelling Test."
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