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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: Neshoba County Fair stump speeches should more sharply focus two key political races

By: Sid Salter A weekend visit to the Neshoba County Fairgrounds demonstrates that for the politicians and their supporters, the buildup to “Mississippi’s Giant Houseparty”...

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...

Op-Ed: Mississippi Could Become the Nation’s Next Startup Hotspot

By: Stephen Lusk As a lifelong resident of Mississippi and current college senior, I frequently witness a perplexing situation many of my classmates face: If...

Reflections: Dye, Carruth cast large shadows in Mississippi, left indelible legacies

By: Sid Salter Driving back from a weekend in Lower Alabama, my friend Lee Weiskopf sent a text just as we were leaving Orange Beach...

Mississippi lawmakers send condolences in loss of former Lt. Gov. Brad Dye

Brad Dye was a former Mississippi Lt. Governor who passed away from respiratory failure at the age of 84. Public service ran in his blood....

It was a big week for the Supreme Court with two major decisions

This week the US Supreme Court handed down two decisions that have major implications nationally. The Supreme Court ruled to uphold President Trump's counterterrorism...

Opinion: Supreme Courts decision on public sector employees is a landmark decision for educators

Today, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of freedom for public sector employees – a landmark decision for educators across the nation and a...

Supreme Court finally brought online sales, use tax law fairness to Main Street

By: Sid Salter In a 5-4 decision that strangely crossed traditional judicial ideological lines, the Supreme Court last week brought online sales and use tax...

Bridging the gap between the formerly incarcerated and jobs

Let the formerly incarcerated work Mississippi has a recidivism problem that’s jeopardizing public safety and burdening taxpayers. As of 2013, the Magnolia State had the...

Mississippi ranks in top 20 most patriotic states

With the Fourth of July just around the corner, everyone is getting out their red, white and blue to celebrate the United States.  Of...

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