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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.

SALTER: Education, healthcare, roads and taxes, as usual, will dominate 2019 elections

By: Sid Salter My active observations of Mississippi statewide elections stretch back to the 1970s and what remains fascinating to me is how little the...

Workforce development gaining traction among business leaders and lawmakers

When it comes to workforce development, the state of Mississippi is utilizing multiple resources in order to create a more transparent and coordinated program...

SALTER: Immigration: “Country’s full” but U.S. farm, construction labor shortages persist

By: Sid Salter During a briefing on immigration and border security in Calexico, Calif., last week, President Donald Trump held fast to his steady contention that...

Mississippi Goes Purple for Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Marsy’s Law for MS is working to bring more attention to the rights of crime victims The Office for Victims of Crime, an agency within...

Medicaid to increase monthly prescription drugs, yearly home health visits

The Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) will soon cover more prescription drugs per month and more home health visits per year for Medicaid beneficiaries,...

SALTER: Memoirs of Florence Mars, James Meredith offer insights into a troubled era in...

By: Sid Salter I have distinct memories of two memorable, inimitable figures from the civil rights era in Mississippi whose lives and experiences are featured...

Watkins & Eager Welcomes Former United States Congressman Gregg Harper

Watkins & Eager is pleased to announce that former United States Congressman Gregg Harper has joined the firm as a member in its Jackson office. “Gregg...

MDOT: More bridges added to closure list

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) on Thursday received an updated list of locally-owned bridges to be closed under Gov. Phil Bryant’s April 2018...

Op-Ed: The reality of human trafficking; A story not told

She deserved a chance. A chance at a life filled with more than pain. A chance to go to school. To make good grades....

MDOT announces emergency bridge closures

Under the authority of Gov. Phil Bryant’s April 2018 emergency bridge closure proclamation, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) today was directed to begin...

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