Over the past two decades, weather science has made remarkable strides as new technology has enhanced the ability to predict storms, giving more specific information on when and where storms are likely to hit and gauge the severity of those storms.
It happens every summer.
It is no secret that bad blood exists between the governing bodies of Lowndes County and the city of Columbus.
Tuesday, The Dispatch filed a complaint with the Mississippi Ethics Commission against the Columbus-Lowndes Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Monday, Vic Schaefer became a multi-millionaire.
Let's call it the Yogi Berra effect.
On Tuesday, Starkville's board of aldermen approved by a 6-1 vote a proposal to raise the city's water/sewer rates and several things did not happen in the aftermath.
On June 5, just 15 percent of eligible voters went to the polls for the Republican and Democratic party primaries, an embarrassingly low turnout.
Much to John Adams' surprise, Americans will celebrate Independence Day on Wednesday, which is July 4.
Friday was Jim Borsig's last day as president as Mississippi University for Women and to say he will be missed hardly seems worth mentioning.
In 2014, when Severstal was sold to Indiana-based Steel Dynamics, there was a bit of uneasiness accompanying the change in ownership.
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that struck down a restriction on internet sales tax could provide a desperately needed financial shot in the arm for the state, whose orgy of tax cuts in recent years has left state agencies reeling and road/bridge infrastructure unaddressed in any meaningful way.
Healthcare in Mississippi is a lot like the weather: Everybody talks about it, but no one does anything about it.
For some time now, the sale of the Lee Middle School property has been shrouded in secrecy.
We are all familiar with the phrase "use it or lose it."
By this time next year, Caledonia might have its own splash pad, continuing a trend that has seen cities and towns move away from operating public pools to this less costly but wildly popular alternative.
Trends, being what they are, can be met with approval or dismay. It's often a matter of personal preference.
For some time now, our national politics has been a blood sport where anything goes - from gerry-mandering of congressional districts to voter suppression tactics to what appears to soliciting the aid of a foreign country to influence an American election.
By the time you read this, the Columbus Municipal School District will likely have a new superintendent of schools.
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