Our View: Matching ARPA funds from state could be extremely impactful if used properly by local governments
From the start, Mississippi Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann has been clear on what the priorities should be for the combined $2 billion in American Rescue
Philosopher Robert Bellah once posited that modern Western human beings identify themselves in a peculiar way: as emotional cores, surrounded by baser material. According to Bellah, we are expressive individualists — meaning that “each person has a unique core of feeling and intuition that should unfold or be expressed if individuality is to be realized.”
Local TV stations, cable providers, and companies selling satellite or dish technologies — not to mention the major television news and entertainment networks — are increasingly staggering under the rise of competition from new and potent digital news and entertainment competitors.
When we think of infrastructure we most often focus on the familiar — highways, bridges and rail transportation and, more recently, broadband internet access.
On Jan. 19, 2022, The Dispatch published an article entitled, “Study Suggests Oktibbeha Dam Has Solid Core, Needs Improving”. As a concerned citizen and taxpayer
At Joe Biden’s Wednesday press conference, a reporter cited a list of recent misfortunes before asking mournfully: “Did you overpromise to the American public what you could achieve in your first year in office?”
There has rarely been a time when I completed all the things I wanted to accomplish on any particular day. For as long as I can remember, probably dating back to my school years, I’ve made a to-do list.
About one in four American workers have less than $10,000 stowed away for retirement, according to the 2020 Retirement Confidence Survey. Given that the average American spends about 20 years in retirement, that’s a concerning statistic.
Bobby Harrison: Gov. Tate Reeves, a self-proclaimed ‘numbers guy,’ is ignoring some pretty significant numbers
Gov. Tate Reeves likes to proclaim, “I’m a numbers guy.”
He did so on social media on Nov. 19 and on multiple other occasions. He’s also been known to remind reporters at his news conferences.
Had to go out and buy some honey this past week. After living for years with jars of it stashed in every corner of the house, it felt a bit strange.
A rose to the city of Columbus, which for the second time this month is negotiating a sale of a long-vacant city-owned building. Doug Pellum,
I would like to know which seven Mississippi counties had 100 percent or more of their voting age population on the voter rolls when Michael
By the calendar, winter in the northern hemisphere lasts 89 days and began this year on Dec. 21, based on the winter solstice, which is the shortest day of the year (by daylight hours).
Lee County School District last month showed off its new $8 million Career and Technical Education Center, a state-of-the-art facility that houses several tracts for
From the moment many of us leave the womb, images of our infant selves get posted on Facebook and other social media.
Sometime soon, perhaps as early as next week, the Mississippi legislature will pass legislation that will create a medical marijuana program.
It’s hard to know which is more messed up these days — air transportation, or the Biden Administration. As another case in point, consider the clash between airlines and wireless carriers over 5G.
There are some notions so thunderously discredited by experience that they may never be revived. No serious person still believes that lead can be turned into gold, that astrologers can predict the future or that fans will turn out to watch baseball in Miami.
Watching the administration of President Joe Biden and his Democratic colleagues on Capitol Hill navigate the current round of economic woes, one struggles not to recall the tenure of another U.S. president who had the misfortune to govern during one of the most trying economic periods in the nation’s history.
A legislative watchdog group that analyzes the performance of state agencies recently released a report about the funding of charter schools in Mississippi and the