For as long as anyone can remember, we’ve been told that one of the best attributes about living in Mississippi is it is one of the most affordable places to live in the entire country. We’ve heard that for so long and so often that it’s taken as fact, especially when cited as a reason to oppose unions or raise wages.
Fifty years ago, Main Street USA was all but given up for dead, a victim of changing dynamics in retail sales. Downtowns throughout the county, in towns and cities large and small, were quickly becoming relics, if not eyesores, with vacant storefronts and little traffic.
Today your editors take comfort in knowing that even Thomas Jefferson got criticized. As the 1776 delegates debated his draft of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson remembered, “I was sitting by Dr. Franklin, and he observed that I was writhing a little under the acrimonious criticisms of some of its parts.”
In baseball terms, it would be called a swing and a miss.
Fireworks on the Water returns to Columbus on Friday after a five-year hiatus.
It has long been established that K-12 education should go beyond academics to provide our children with practical knowledge important to every-day life.
It’s an old saying, one appropriate to the occasion: Nobody ever talks about the planes that land safely.
When the Trump Administration pushed the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) in 2020, it was widely praised as a godsend for businesses and their employees at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic created the worst unemployment rates since the Great Depression.
Mississippi’s approach to providing tailored instruction for students with dyslexia has been a hit-or-miss effort, mostly miss.
From the moment the Mississippi Legislature passed a law to create a medical marijuana program in January, it was inevitable that litigation would follow.