As the Legislature proceeds with its 2016 session, the economic outlook is worrisome for out state.
Contrary to the views of some of our legislators, the Second Amendment is not under attack in Mississippi.
A year ago, when the billionaire real estate developer and "reality" TV star announced his candidacy for the presidency, it was widely regarded as little more than a temporary, if wildly entertaining, diversion in the long, exhausting journey to the 2016 election.
Generally, there are two types of publicity.
It is a common metaphor, used to stress the importance of some thing or quality. From our children to our community service to churches, schools and businesses, all sometimes referred to as "the lifeblood our community."
By it's very nature, the Oct. 16 officer-involved shooting death of Ricky Ball put the city of Columbus' elected leaders and its police department in a difficult situation.
On Dec. 5, 2014, the Mississippi Ethics Commission ruled the city of Columbus had violated the state's Open Meetings Act by holding two separate non-quorum meetings the previous February where city business was discussed privately and without public notice.
On Feb. 16, voters who live in Ward 5 of Columbus will select the person who will represent them on the city council.
Before the first edition of Catfish Alley magazine was published, a lot of questions had to be answered, yet one remained after those first magazines were delivered: How long can we keep this up?
Living in a small town often comes with trade-offs.
One of the hottest topics in this year's presidential election race, is immigration. But, really, what's new about that?
This week, local and state officials, along with executives from Steel Dynamics, Inc., gathered just south of the steel-mill for a ground-breaking ceremony for SDI's $100-million expansion.
For the second time in three months, Columbus Ward 4 Councilman Marty Turner has used social media to attack a fellow councilman.
Tax is a four-letter word in Mississippi, especially among those who self-identify as Conservative.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith has never vetoed a city council decision. It's time for Smith to use that power.
For the past couple of years, the regular meetings of the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors have been largely tranquil gatherings.
On Thursday, a group of Columbus residents gathered at Columbus High School to listen and speak on the subject of gun violence in the city.
When new technology emerges, it often takes a while -- sometimes years -- to understand its implications.
Almost from the moment he arrived at Mississippi University for Women as its 14th president in 2012, Dr. Jim Borsig has said the return of college athletics would be a goal for the university.
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