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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.

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...

Report shows Mississippi 7th highest in state/local tax burden

According to Key Policy Data, Mississippi showed collections of $10.8 billion in state and local taxes for Fiscal Year 2016. that averages out to...

Take a look at the 2018 Neshoba County Fair schedule

The Neshoba County Fair is the political forum for the State of Mississippi. State, local, and on occasion national politicians come to the fair...

OPINION: Wicker campaign releases new ad attacking McDaniel

By: Daniel Strauss GOP Sen. Roger Wicker's reelection campaign is out with a new ad attacking state Sen. Chris McDaniel in Mississippi — even though McDaniel...

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...

Mississippi Book Festival announces Pulitzer Prize Winner Jon Meacham set to appear with Karl...

Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize winning author, and Karl Rove, political strategist, author, and commentator, will discuss Meacham’s optimistic message for a divided America in...

Forest Hill High School band program depicting police officers being shot elicits heated reaction...

Last week, the Forrest Hill High School band performed their halftime show at Brookhaven. However, this performance depicted band members dressed as doctors and...

Empower Mississippi Announces New Initiative on Employability and Criminal Justice Reform

Empower Mississippi announced today that the organization is launching a new initiative focused on increasing employability by reforming the state’s criminal justice system. Empower Mississippi...

Sports betting decision likely more impactful on state revenues than proposed lottery

By: Sid Salter Mississippians have been talking about a state lottery for more than 25 years and still don’t have one – a decision that...

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...

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