It's one, two, three strikes, you're out on the old ballgame. That same rule should apply when it comes to a lawsuit that has delayed progress on a proposed industrial park in Starkville.
LeDerick Horne does not have to draw from reports, studies or other data in his role as an advocate for those with learning disabilities.
For 32 years, Camp Rising Sun has been beating the odds, facing down challenges and innovating, not unlike the kids for whom the camp was founded.
The summer days are long, tedious and often uncomfortable enough to drive us indoors. There are few things that can coax us out of isolation, though, and one of the most successful has been Sounds of Summer.
America faces a crisis few of us seem to be giving much attention, even though the odds are good that most of us will someday be dramatically affected by it.
Outside its borders, Mississippi often has an unflattering reputation, much of it earned.
Today marks an important date in our history, one that is not only worthy of reflection but should also serve as a call to action. It was on this date in 1919 that Congress passed the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which gave women the right to vote.
The news of Thad Cochran's death Thursday morning was not entirely unexpected -- poor health had forced him to resign on April 1, 2018, four years into his last six-year term in the U.S. Senate.
Can the quality of education be reduced to a simple mathematical equation? As much as we would like, it's not that simple.
What are we missing here? In November, the Lowndes County Airport Board of Directors unanimously chose Jared Rabren to manage the city-county airport as its Fixed Base Operator (FBO).
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.
Thursday, East Mississippi Community College began accepting applications for the position of Executive Director for Communiversity, its $42-million advanced manufacturing skills training center.
Mississippi cares. In some instances, that's a topic for debate.
Each year in May, communities throughout the country take time to reflect on the important work our nation's law enforcement officers perform.
The Columbus Lowndes Habitat for Humanity is currently working on its 49th house since it arrived in Columbus 29 years ago, but there is one feature to the current build that stands unique among all those projects.
Deliah Vaughn started her job as the City of Columbus Chief Financial Officer this week.
For 24 years now, nothing has brought our community closer together than the annual Market Street Festival. We mean this quite literally.
It is one of the mysteries of modern life that if you ask the average person who public records belong to, they would most likely answer "the government."
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