Some of the most important work performed at our schools occurs after classes have ended. Later this month, schools throughout Mississippi will begin providing breakfast and lunches to those 18 and younger through a USDA-funded summer feeding program administered through the Mississippi Department of Education.
As near as I can understand Alabama's abortion law, it arises from two things: 1. It's in the Bible. 2. The school system in Alabama stinks.
The Loan Shark Protection Act would limit the interest charged on credit cards to 15 percent. A 15 percent cap would be too low -- naively too low.
Thursday, East Mississippi Community College began accepting applications for the position of Executive Director for Communiversity, its $42-million advanced manufacturing skills training center.
The federal Department of Justice (DOJ) just released a scathing report on Alabama's prisons. The same could be said of Mississippi's prisons.
Another month of spring lay before us. Many years it feels like there is no spring at all; the days change quickly from winter to summer.
Mississippi cares. In some instances, that's a topic for debate.
With the statewide political campaigns gearing up, we are sure to hear often this year from candidates who say they want to stop government overreach from stifling small businesses, innovative startup companies, and job creation in Mississippi.
Thursday morning amid a swirl of hickory smoke Ronnie Clayton raised the lid of a well-seasoned cooker and placed about a dozen hog snoots on the grill.
Working on the column about my father's World War II experience last week, I came across a newspaper clipping that reminded me of one of the stories he had told me about Stalag Luft IV, the POW camp he was in.
With five national junior college football championships in eight years, the Lions of East Mississippi Community College will bid to make NJCAA history during the upcoming season with a 2019 regular-season slate comprised of five home games and four road contests.
Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., tweeted in response to anti-abortion legislation passed by the Alabama legislature: "I refuse to believe that these Republican men represent the views of most Alabamians. Their action is both unconstitutional and shameful. The people of Alabama deserve to be on the #rightsideofhistory -- not the side of extremists. Women deserve better."
Speaking on state TV of the prospect of a war in the Gulf, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei seemed to dismiss the idea.
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