I was talking the other day with Carolyn Kaye about the book on the history of Columbus that she, her late husband Sam Kaye and I had written in 1992 and how much more information we had uncovered since then.
Late Friday afternoon on a whim I drove to Southside to see if I could find the man I'd seen earlier in the week sitting on his front porch in the pre-dawn darkness listening to a radio. The man had been wearing a white dress shirt, and I don't know why but the image had stayed with me.
The windowsill over my kitchen sink is an altar of sorts, full of small framed photos of our grandchildren and other mementos to keep me grateful.
Bill Clinton tried to fix America's health care problems and was shot down by Congress. Barack Obama got his solution enacted only to find most people didn't like it. Republicans who voted repeatedly to repeal Obamacare and replace it with something far better have found it fiendishly hard to agree on how.
In January, when asked about the increase in violent crime in the city, Columbus Police Chief Oscar Lewis suggested that end times prophecy was being fulfilled.
JCPenney announced it will close five stores in Mississippi communities -- Columbus, Corinth, Greenville, Meridian, and Oxford.
I'm a newspaper columnist. I write this column, but I'm also the columnist for The Herald News, a midsized daily in Massachusetts.
There are any number of indicators that spring has arrived.
Conservatives have rightly taken pride in Neil Gorsuch's calm and cerebral performance at his Senate confirmation hearings.
On Monday, accountability finally arrived for Donald Trump.
Mike Hurst visited Columbus Tuesday in his new role as the head of the Mississippi Justice Institute.
State Rep. Andy Gipson, R-Braxton, has his toga in a knot because a Delta newspaper publisher offered his opinion -- opinion -- that Gipson, who chairs House Judiciary B, went too far in mixing religion and public policy.
Sunday's early morning shooting incident near the Princess Theater has put local residents and business owners on edge.
The big losers of the Russian hacking scandal may yet be those who invested all their capital in a script that turned out to based on a fairy tale.
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