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.

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...

Federal health plans extension good news for Mississippi

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday that they will allow insurance companies to continue to offer certain health plans that...

SALTER: Warren’s 2019 political stop in Mississippi has few parallels to RFK’s 1967 Delta...

By: Sid Salter The rather nondescript email from activist Marissa Barrow of the “Progressive Change Campaign Committee” arrived in my email inbox on March 18...

OP-ED: Mississippi Voters Support Donor Privacy Bill on Governor’s Desk

A bill that would protect the personal privacy of individuals who donate to nonprofit charities awaits the signature of Gov. Phil Bryant this week. Authored...

Congressman Guest Welcomes Home Army National Guard

Yesterday, Congressman Michael Guest (MS-03) greeted troops of the 155th Brigade Combat Team of the Mississippi Army National Guard as they returned home to...

SALTER: Wicker’s politically unpopular vote to maintain separation of powers was the right one

By: Sid Salter The social media hysteria, threats of political retribution, and withering criticism of Mississippi senior U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker’s vote in favor of...

March 14 Proclaimed as Agriculture Day in State of Mississippi

Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson was joined by Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation President Mike McCormick, Mississippi Senate Agriculture Chairman Billy Hudson 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...

A dispute between one lawmaker and DPS raises questions on ‘what is public record?’

DPS spends $18,000 and counting to fight $200 ethics fine over records flap with lawmaker The disagreement began when Representative Joel Bomgar sent an email...

SATLER: Will Baker, Fitch or Taggart become state’s first GOP attorney general since 1878?

By: Sid Salter The 2019 Mississippi Republican primary for attorney general will pit three veteran GOP politicians against each other for the right to become...

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