This week, after spending time vacationing in the disease-ridden hellscape known as Florida, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., came down with COVID-19. It was a tragic blow to the irrepressible Instagram star, who was forced to quarantine. But then, like an extraordinarily inaniloquent phoenix rising from the ashes of the dread omicron variant, she returned to her web audience with a message for the ages.
I am a resident of Hughes Heights, the Black neighborhood that was upscaled. Blood, sweat, earnest and honest hardworking Black citizens earned their money legally
When you’re right, you’re right. And you are definitely right about that quote from Martin Luther King.
The days grew shorter, the weather more inclement, and never-ending sports ran on T.V. A little sports viewing is a good thing, but after a while you need to get up, move around and find some productive activity.
Thank you for taking the time to provide detailed reporting regarding the long-term community support lining up to assist those affected by the January 8 fire at the Chanticleer Apartments. You are correct, Mrs. Glenda Buckhalter-Richardson, as always, is doing a fantastic job of assisting Columbus and Lowndes County fire clients find a long-term housing solution and introducing them to all the local alternatives available to assist with clothing, household goods, food, utilities, etc. But that is not the entire story.
The old Gilmer Hotel Block downtown is one of Columbus’ most historic city blocks and traces the early history of the town. Its legal description is fitting, Block 1 North of Main Street.
A rose to all Americans who will use Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday to reflect on the universal truths embodied in the Civil
During his 20-plus years as a school teacher Ezra Baker led a double life.
Every once in a while, you just have to let people know when something extraordinary happens. My granddaughter was involved in an accident that occurred
Made your New Year’s revolution yet? Resolution, did I say? No, resolutions are as cheap as a used toothpick and generally just as useful. It’s not another resolution we need; it’s a revolution!
When law enforcement officers respond to a call, one of the first things they do after securing the crime scene is look for witnesses. All too often, it’s an effort that is made difficult because witnesses “don’t want to get involved,” fearing reprisal in some cases or harboring a distrust of law enforcement.
Nearly everything Sen. Elizabeth Warren tweeted about Elon Musk was wrong. Scratch the word “nearly.” Everything was wrong.
While most of the South experienced large population gains last year, Mississippi continues to be on the wrong side of population changes.
In every session of the legislature, there are bills introduced and sometimes passed into law that exist primarily as an exercise in political grandstanding. They add nothing, subtract nothing, change nothing,
After reading “Our View” under the Opinion section of the January 6 issue of The Commercial Dispatch, I feel compelled to offer a written response
This week, the incoming New York City Mayor Eric Adams — the supposed rational corrective to uber-radical outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio — announced that he would allow legislation to proceed allowing local voting for 800,000 noncitizens.
The Mississippi legislature is likely to pass a bill to create a medical marijuana program in the state, perhaps by the end of the week. When that happens, it will put the onus directly on Gov. Tate Reeves, the pseudo-moralist whose opposition to medical marijuana was softened, but not disappeared.
Golden Triangle area, there is something bad wrong with some of our young people out here now. I understand some of the older folks don’t
As the 2022 regular session of the Mississippi Legislature moves forward, the question of the future of medical marijuana in the Magnolia State remains in limbo. Lawmakers appear in agreement on a plan to move forward on the issue, but Gov. Tate Reeves has other ideas.
She was only in her 30s when COVID-19 put her in the hospital for three nights. The woman, whom I know well, eventually tested negative, but then “long COVID” took over.