The Mississippi Department of Education is recommending that the Carroll County School District be put on probation for violating a dozen state regulations, including reporting inaccurate payroll information to the state and board interference in the district’s day-to-day operations.
It wasn’t a do-nothing session for the Mississippi Legislature, but it was close. The two major items legislative leaders planned to address when they arrived in Jackson in January are, three months later, still unresolved.
In recent days, the Clarion Ledger and its partners in the USA Today network of newspapers have published a comprehensive look at the nation’s opioid epidemic.
America’s addiction to painkillers — both legal and illicit — has created a crisis that has attracted the attention of policymakers from the White House to the statehouse.
There are two ways to respond to recent reports that Mississippi is losing population and that the exodus of recent college graduates is especially pronounced.
One is to acknowledge the data and try to figure out how to respond to it so as to reverse the trends.
Granted, words are cheap, and too often President Donald Trump uses the wrong ones. But give him credit for using the right ones Saturday during his controversial appearance at the dedication of two new museums in Jackson.
Mississippi’s traditional brick-and-mortar retailers are having a tough enough time trying to adjust to the growing competition of online shopping.
Now, it appears some in state government want to add to merchants’ headaches by diverting some of consumers’ discretionary money to a state lottery.
Those who believe Roy Moore’s Senate campaign in Alabama has been sunk by allegations of sexual misconduct when he was in his 30s are forgetting one thing.
Christians have an incredible capacity to compartmentalize when it’s politically or personally convenient.