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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Economic numbers effectively pad Trump’s first ‘State of the Union’ address

By: Sid Salter Even the harshest and most ardent critics of America’s first reality show star to be elected to the U.S. presidency have to...

High court review of South Dakota case may provide bridge to new revenue in...

By: Sid Salter As state officials scramble for resources to address infrastructure concerns in the wake of the closure of over 100 Mississippi bridges deemed...

Intriguing confluence of federal, state tax cuts meet court review in Wayfair case

By: Sid Salter How 2017 federal and 2016 state tax cuts impact Mississippians and the abilities of state and local governments to provide services...

Welty Foundation Brings Salman Rushdie to the Mississippi Book Festival

Provocative and unconventional, Salman Rushdie is not known for doing things by the book – and we are thrilled to announce that he will be...

After 46 years on Capitol Hill, Cochran’s legacy is courage, compassion, and character

By: Sid Salter, Good Ole Boys Syndicate   To say that I like, appreciate and admire U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran is a gross understatement. I think...

Mississippi makes history with the state’s first black Higher Education Commissioner

The first-ever African American has been named to oversee Mississippi’s eight public universities. According to the Associated Press, the state College Board announced Friday that...

Barbour’s embarrassing mistake illustrates the depth of the nation’s partisan divide

By: Sid Salter Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour’s lapse of memory, judgment, or whatever one chooses to call it that left him facing a federal...

Special election offers Mississippi Democrats a shot at the Alabama Senate “miracle”

By: Sid Salter Mississippi Democrats are hoping for a repeat of the political “miracle” that handed their counterparts in Alabama a U.S. Senate seat last...

Richardson Molding Grows in Philadelphia, Miss., Creates 53 Jobs

Richardson Molding is expanding in Philadelphia, Miss., to accommodate a significant increase in product demand. The project is a $5.256 million investment and creates...

In U.S. Senate race, Hyde-Smith, McDaniel both have state Senate records to compare

By: Sid Salter On March 21, state Sen. Chris McDaniel sent yet another installment of an email blast for a fundraising come-on he entitled the...

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