Great anniversary weekend in Buckhead

Lisa McNeece

Our favorite Oxford candy/ice cream store is closing. Holli’s Sweet Tooth on South Lamar will be closing in April after the Double Decker Festival.
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Barker’s consolidation legislation proves prophetic for more districts

Sid Salter

School consolidation legislation now under consideration in the state Senate would consolidate or eliminate 10 of the state’s existing 144 existing state school districts.
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Tale of two brains and need for Pre-K funds

Joel McNeece

The picture was rather startling when Dr. Linda Southward, a researcher with the Social Science Center at Mississippi State University, unveiled it on the large screen before us.
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Great Valentine; Downton Abbey disappoints; Marshall Ramsey is great speaker

Lisa McNeece

Best Valentine I got this year was a homemade card from Addi Claire. She closed herself up in the guest room Friday afternoon with tape, scissors, Sharpie and paper.
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Lethal injection drug challenges could send us back to the future

Sid Salter

Is moving away from lethal injection as a method of execution in the enforcement of the death penalty in favor of, say, a return to the gas chamber, really a step forward?
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Community journalism alive and well around Mississippi

Joel McNeece and Buddy Sellers

Driving down the picturesque Main Street of Lucedale, Mississippi you immediately get a sense of incredible stories emanating from this tiny town in Southeast Mississippi.
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Red Velvet Cornbread a recipe I’ll have to try

Lisa McNeece

My February/March issue of Eat Drink Mississippi magazine arrived last week and kept me busy reading for a night or two.
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Mississippi Republican leadership going full bore with own kind of socialism

wyatt emmerich

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders received an avalanche of criticism when he called himself a democratic socialist. Meanwhile, the newly entrenched Mississippi Republican leadership is going full bore with its own kind of socialism.
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Distillery renaissance all across Mississippi

rum

Mississippi appears to be in the midst of somewhat of a renaissance – a distillery renaissance if you will.
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Sellers Denley’s stories made it to Collins

Lisa McNeece

A fellow newspaper publisher has sent us quite a gem from yesteryear. James Arrington Goff, of Collins, reprints a column written by his grandfather, Jimmy Arrington for the Jackson State-Times entitled “Report from Collins.”

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