Monday was a long day with storms all day, weather sirens and reports of tornadoes and damage. Calhoun County schools let out at 1:15.
Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is telling everyone he sees about two national awards the state won for its Voter ID campaign.
Barring a lawsuit, the June 3 primaries in Mississippi will mark the first time the state has required voter identification in a statewide election, putting into practice a policy Mississippi voters approved by 62 percent of the vote back in 2012.
I’m not allowed to drive in Memphis anymore. The reason behind this edict is two costly traffic tickets I received in the mail, neither of which I believe were warranted.
We continue to hear from more Goar family members. After making the discovery, to me anyway, that the correct spelling of the hill between Bruce and Pittsboro is “Goar,” we have heard from several who thanked us for getting it right.
Online retail giant Amazon.com this month began collecting sales tax for online purchases made by Floridians. Why now? It’s because Amazon.com now has a physical bricks-and-mortar presence in Florida.
It’s always a day of celebration for me – the first time my Harley is awakened from its winter hibernation.
Our big Yellow Lab Jack woke us up just after midnight one night last week, and we were able to determine that it was not an armadillo digging up the back yard after all.
First came the Surgeon General’s warnings on the packs of cigarettes that I once smoked. The warnings were correct, of course, and perhaps necessary to supplant the influence of massing advertising campaigns that targeted young people.
Last weekend I saw Steven Spielberg’s film “Lincoln” for possibly the hundredth time. It has become one of my all-time favorites and part of my greatest fascination with the movie is Thaddeus Stevens – the fiery tongued Republican played by Tommy Lee Jones in the movie.
What are your priorities in the middle of the night when the tornado siren goes off? This is no joking matter, but some of the answers are pretty funny.