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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.

OPINION: The Constitution Made America Great. Too Many Laws, Overzealous Politicians Threaten It.

By: Aaron Rice,  Director of the Mississippi Justice Institute. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in hot water after saying that America “was never that...

Evers home inducted into the African American Civil Rights Network

On Friday, the Medgar Evers home in Jackson was inducted into the African American Civil Rights Network. The Medgar Evers House is located on Margaret...

MDOT continues the fight against human trafficking

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has joined various agencies across the state and country to recognize January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Human...

MCPP: Mississippians Gave $1.8 Billion To Charity Last Year

As many prepare for end-of-year charitable contributions, data from the Internal Revenue Service continues to show Mississippi as one of the most charitable states...

SALTER: Bush’s long friendship with Montgomery served Mississippi and both men well

By: Sid Salter George Herbert Walker Bush and Gillespie V. “Sonny” Montgomery were both elected to Congress on Nov. 8, 1966 and both took office...

SALTER: Christmas holiday’s bounty belies hard realities of poverty, hunger in Mississippi

By: Sid Salter Perhaps if I were a preacher, which I’m decidedly not, and I offered a sermon, which this decidedly isn’t, I’d call it:...

HomeStretch, Inc., increasing furniture production in Nettleton, creating 71 jobs

HomeStretch, Inc., an upholstered reclining furniture manufacturer, is expanding in Nettleton. The project is a $500,000 corporate investment and will create 71 jobs. “HomeStretch is...

SALTER: History salvaged: Book preserves state’s reaction to ‘integrate at once’ court order

By: Sid Salter School desegregation in Mississippi was a tough, messy and often a very dangerous business. None knew those truths better than the white and...

Mississippi reading scores improve across the state

Reading scores rise across state Mississippi’s third grade reading scores are continuing to rise. Throughout the state, 93.2% of 3rd graders passed the test and...

Global engineering company Weir Group increases investment in Newton, expanding production and adding 150...

Scotland-based mining equipment manufacturer The Weir Group is investing an additional $15 million in its Newton manufacturing facility as part of a total $50-million...

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