Success often means looking beyond present circumstances. Even now, as communities all over brace for what could be a devastating second wave of COVID-19 and
Halloween is just eight days away and falls on a Saturday, which under normal circumstances would be ideal — no school-day bedtimes and the whole
“Do you know the enemy? Do you know your enemy? Well, gotta know the enemy” — Green Day There are two things that can be
Tuesday evening, the West Point Board of Selectmen voted against a proposal that would have allowed the city’s parks to open on a limited basis.
Hours after the early-morning fire that destroyed First Independent Methodist Church in East Columbus, Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton announced that a juvenile male had
The news that President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19 lit up news websites and social media when it was announced early Friday morning.
From a public health perspective, whether Mississippi State should be playing football during the COVID-19 pandemic remains a valid question whose full consequences cannot be accurately determined.
But from a mental health perspective, football may be just what the doctor ordered.
As the Nov, 3 election approaches, there is no shortage of opinions among Mississippians. Who should be our next President (Trump or Biden)? Who should
Americans are nervously awaiting November in anticipation of what many feel may be the most consequential presidential election of our lifetime, whose outcome will likely
Tuesday night, the West Point Selectmen’s meeting turned into something of a shouting match, so much so that mayor Robbie Robinson had to use his
Of all our national holidays, Labor Day is unique in this sense: While rest, relaxation, travel and social gatherings sometimes distract from the intent of
There is an old joke that goes, “Everybody talks about the weather but nobody ever does anything about it.” The same observation could be made
For many reasons, most of them beyond our control, this school year promises to be a stressful one. The COVID-19 pandemic casts a frightful shadow
There has been an elephant in the room at Lowndes County School District. Over the past several years, the district has lived beyond its means, sometimes because of forces beyond its control, but more often out of negligence.
The arrest of former Columbus chief financial officer Milton Rawle on Monday doesn’t close the book on the financial disaster that robbed or wasted $1.6
On this day 100 years ago, women in the United States earned the right to vote with the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution.
Pat Fontaine grew up on the Mississippi Coast and was working in his family’s restaurant since he was 8. As executive director of the Mississippi
The closing of Books-A-Million bookstore at Leigh Mall could likely be attributed to any number of causes. A week and a half ago, the book
Despite our desire to “get back to normal,” there have been some positive outcomes created by the crisis that we hope can be preserved. From
A lot of attention has been focused on Congressional efforts to stabilize the economy through the $2.1 trillion CARES ACT. As part of that act and an subsequent allocation, $610 billion has been set aside to help companies keep their employees off the unemployment rolls and their businesses operational through a program called Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).