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By Leonard Pitts April 3, 2021
So, it seems the church is shrinking.
By Editorial Board April 3, 2021
A rose of appreciation to all who attended Thursday evening’s Candidate Forum in Columbus. The event, sponsored by The Dispatch, WCBI and Lyceum at Lee,
By Mona Charen April 2, 2021
This much can be said without fear of contradiction: There has been a spike in disgusting crimes against Asian Americans during the past year. One analysis of 16 of the country’s largest cities found that acts of anti-Asian bias, not just crimes, increased by 145% between 2019 and 2020, even as other hate crimes declined.
By Vicksburg Post (March 26) April 2, 2021
In an editorial in mid-May, we questioned and criticized the Warren County Board of Supervisors’ plan to purchase 10,000 masks to distribute to local residents and to be used by visitors to county offices, particularly those visiting the Warren County Courthouse.
By The Dispatch April 1, 2021
Tonight at 6:30 p.m., The Commercial Dispatch and WCBI will host a candidate forum for Columbus municipal candidates in contested races at the Lyceum at
By Leslie Sorrell April 1, 2021
The councilman from Ward 6 is either confused or not telling the truth. “Most of the city streets and roads in Ward 6 have been
By Kathie Baeuerlin April 1, 2021
I have to disagree with your recent column concerning gender identity and the recent law passed disallowing gender changed boys to compete as girls in
By Steve Chapman April 1, 2021
The U.S. mission in Afghanistan is nearly old enough to buy a beer, having gone on since 2001. Two presidents, Barack Obama and Donald Trump, promised it would come to an end, but the war outlasted them both.
By Slim Smith March 31, 2021
Something very unusual slipped through the Mississippi Legislature last week.
By Froma Harrop March 31, 2021
When will we be able to attend a live performance? That question is being asked angrily in France, where theater is more central to the national culture. (America has no national theater.)
By Froma Harrop March 30, 2021
Undocumented immigrants have been surging to the U.S. border, some wearing T-shirts with the Biden campaign logo and the words “Please let us in!” What gave them the idea that they could just show up and come on in? President Joe Biden did.
By Marc Dion March 30, 2021
No one hates the idea of a $15 an hour minimum wage more than the person making $15 an hour now.
By Steve Chapman March 30, 2021
Many national problems have simple, effective solutions. To curb global warming, reduce fossil fuel use. To combat child poverty, give money to families with kids. To end a pandemic, get people vaccinated. But some problems are impervious to any plausible remedy. Mass shootings are one of those
By Shannon Bardwell March 29, 2021
“By the time anyone figured out the storm was coming it was too late to do anything but batten down the hatches and exercise damage
By Custom Source March 29, 2021
This past week, was reading article that more than 45,000 bridges in U.S. rated in poor condition, which brings me back to Steve Chapman’s March
By Wyatt Emmerich March 29, 2021
It’s been a long time coming, but Mississippi is about to join the green energy parade.
By Rufus Ward March 28, 2021
It’s spring and many people are planting flower and vegetable gardens in their yards.
By Jabe Nicholson March 28, 2021
Everybody loves a good story. And no one told better stories than Jesus. His parables of the Prodigal Son or of the Good Samaritan are timeless classics.
By The Dispatch March 28, 2021
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