For more than two years now, Columbus officials have been fighting to overturn two rulings involving cases where the mayor and city council were found to have violated the state's open meeting laws by conducting the public's business privately.
My heart went out to Donald Trump Monday night when it appeared that he was under the weather.
It is the time of year in Mississippi where, at some unsuspected turn in the road, the landscape turns a bright white.
Alerting the press that he would deal with the birther issue at the opening of his new hotel, the Donald, after treating them to an hour of tributes to himself from Medal of Honor recipients, delivered.
It was the oddest thing. There beside the ducks' feeding bowl was a golden egg -- seriously, a golden egg.
One night Ray Mabus was on the veranda of the presidential palace in Mexico City observing that nation's independence day fireworks with the president of Mexico.
For decades the U.S. Census Bureau has published data on income and poverty. Related news stories have consistently focused on Mississippi's humble rankings. Just released statistics show Mississippi continues to be the poorest state with the highest poverty rate.
Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Linda Swift sits in front of a large picture window with sagging Venetian blinds and sews.
A rose to Security National Properties, which owns Leigh Mall, and city of Columbus officials, who have worked together to begin a much-needed repaving of the mall's parking lot and lanes.
It's here, at last. The showdown we've all been waiting for: Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump.
The apex of my 40-year journalism career was a telephone interview, strange to say. I combed my curls and dressed up in my best corduroy skirt and blue sweater for that phone chat, wanting to look pretty because of the person on the other end of the line.
WASHINGTON -- Here we were wishing for something good, to rise above the campaign fray. And then it happened. We will never be the same.
In a week the Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration will kick off in Columbus.
The Columbus Arts Council opened its fifth edition of Possum Town Tales on Thursday evening and will continue through Sunday.
Starkville has benefited recently from a number of changes to street designs.
On one of my first trips to New Hampshire in 1991, to challenge President George H. W. Bush, I ran into Sen. Eugene McCarthy.
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