Lifestyle

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.

Legislative Black Caucus hosts public hearing on legalization of medical marijuana

The Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus held a public hearing at the Capitol on Monday to discuss the possibility of legalizing medical marijuana. There are currently...

VIDEO: New Group Aims to Protect Fairness and Stability in Mississippi’s Courts

The newly formed Mississippi Civil Justice Alliance (MCJA) will act as a watchdog for fairness and stability in the Mississippi judiciary. The MCJA is...

OPINION: Families Must be Treated With More Prudence by State Lawmakers

By Stephen Lusk It was early 2018 when Lynn and Jason Albertson, Mississippi parents of a special needs child, noticed their otherwise outgoing daughter Bonnie...

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: Thompson’s statements on border security battle with Trump were noteworthy

Mississippi Second District U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson has been an unapologetic liberal on social issues for the whole of his long congressional career and...

OPINION: Strawman arguments in the cigarette tax debate

By: The Mississippi Center for Public Policy The Mississippi State Medical Association and numerous other groups want to see cigarette taxes increased in Mississippi. They...

Bill to authorize ‘do not resuscitate order’ #billoftheday

Authored by Senator Burton, SB 2037 would create the "Mississippi Emergency Medical Services Do Not Resuscitate Order-Bracelet Act." The bill would allow for a terminally...

Snyder puts to rests unfounded rumors of Medicaid expansion

Wednesday at the Capitol, the House Medicaid committee was addressed by Executive Director of Medicaid, Drew Snyder. The meeting was intended to give a...

SALTER: The late Ed Perry was a jovial, intensely loyal force of nature in...

By: Sid Salter State Rep. Felix Edwin “Stump” Perry was one of the most effective legislators in the long history of the Mississippi House, but...

Auditor Issues Embezzlement Demand to Former Mississippi Board of Animal Health Employee

Today Special Agents from the Office of State Auditor Shad White delivered a demand for alleged embezzlement to Chris Smith, former Director of Accounting...

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