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Preparing for the Unexpected

How prepared are you for the unexpected? Let’s face it: Life happens. You lose your job. There’s an unexpected medical bill or an unplanned home ... Read more

1 hour ago by Staff Reports.

Return to the Neshoba County Fair after the COVID shutdown wonderful, yet strange

With no active political races and a fairgrounds population returning after a 2020 hiatus caused by the global COVID pandemic, this summer’s return to the ... Read more

2 hours ago by Staff Reports.

State’s casinos showing record growth as pent-up demand drives overflow crowds

How ready were gamblers to return to Mississippi Gulf Coast casinos after COVID and the resulting shutdowns? Big time ready, it would seem. Back in ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

End-of-Summer Learning Ideas for Kids

We are now just weeks away from the start of another school year. Summer vacations are wrapping up. Back-to-school sales have taken over retail stores. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

From the Center 7-21-21

I have said it before, and I will continue to say it. Time and time again, I am astonished by the number of men and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Holley Cochran.

Your Questions Answered by Treasurer David McRae

One of my priorities as Mississippi Treasurer is to make state government more accessible to you, the taxpayer. So, this July, I held my first ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Neshoba County Fair’s return will be welcome after the COVIOD-19 pandemic hiatus

Even for the hot and dirty clean-up after two years of absence, it was good to get back to our Neshoba County Fair cabin after ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Q&A with Treasurer David McRae | Why College Savings MS may be the perfect destination for your Child Tax Credit payments

I’ll be honest: the last thing on my kids’ minds right now is school. They are taking in every ounce of summer they can, and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Social Security clock still ticking as pandemic imperils future of retirement safety net

Understanding the impact of Social Security on Mississippi’s economy and on our people is a heavy lift. Let’s start with the basics. Nationwide in 2019, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

MSU’s national championship run in Omaha was our “Field of Dreams” moment

What does winning the championship game in the 2021 College World Series mean to the average Mississippi State fan? In a word, everything. But it’s ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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