Articles by Peter Imes
Peter Imes: A familiar, yet intriguing name idea for MUW
Recently, Mississippi University for Women announced plans to extend its consideration of a name change in part due to lower than expected participation in surveys and focus groups.
Fake robbery, real arrest at Liquor World
A worker at Liquor World, located at 1928 Highway 45 North, has been arrested after allegedly faking an armed robbery, according to a Columbus Police
Bobby Harrison: Best fiscal condition in state history? Mississippians clearly don’t see it that way
The disconnect is stunning. Gov. Tate Reeves, Lt Gov. Delbert Hosemann and Speaker Philip Gunn often disagree, as politicians are apt to, but one item
Bill Gillmore: Political parties and deficits
Paul Mack recently wrote a compelling letter about deficit spending. His letter provoked memories of federal deficits over the decades. Ronald Reagan’s budgets broke records
Photo: Walk for Diabetes
Participants in Mississippi’s Walk for Diabetes walk down the Columbus Riverwalk Sunday afternoon in Columbus.
Peter Imes: Thank you
Yesterday was the last day of National Newspaper Week, which is meant to recognize the service of newspapers. I tend to be somewhat dismissive of
Photos: Eighth of May
Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science student James Talamo, a junior from Vardaman, performs Monday night at Sandfield Cemetery as Cyrus Green, a Quaker from Indiana who moved to Columbus in 1866 to serve as a teacher at the Freedmen’s Bureau School, which would later become Union Academy.
Peter Imes: City’s hiring confusion is baffling
In the final 15 minutes of last night’s three hour city council meeting the council took up the most important decision it currently faces: hiring three key positions.
Peter Imes: A case against an audit (for now)
“What do they have to hide?”
“Why wouldn’t they want one?”