“If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.” George Bernard... READ MORE
Since 1990, all consumer prices have increased 100 percent on average, medical costs 200 percent and college tuition 400 percent. Those numbers come from the U.S. Labor Department as cited by the Wall Street Journal.
It’s been an exciting year for sports, on the local, state and national scene.
It has been an especially emotional football season, with feelings ranging from shock to sadness and some pure delight.
This past week has been no exception.
Mississippi’s traditional brick-and-mortar retailers are having a tough enough time trying to adjust to the growing competition of online shopping.
Now, it appears some in state government want to add to merchants’ headaches by diverting some of consumers’ discretionary money to a state lottery.
Four months ago, I sat down to lunch with my wife Callie in a small Tuscaloosa restaurant.
At seven months pregnant, and a near two-year old in tow, we ordered our drinks as I drummed up the courage to ask her opinion on something that would be life changing for our family.
When a government agency head in Mississippi is making more than a quarter of a million dollars a year, the public has a right to expect a lot from that employee.
She should be a skilled administrator, hire competent people and hold them to high standards, and be above legal and ethical reproach.
Just a little over two years ago, Delta State University had a brush with something that has become more common these days.
One of its professors, Shannon Lamb, drove to the school and shot a fellow professor Ethan Schmidt, apparently hours after taking the life of his girlfriend on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.