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Opinion

Judicial ruling on voter initiative will impact Medicaid expansion, voting change efforts

The Mississippi Supreme Court has heard arguments in a case that not only decides the fate of a voter initiative authorizing a medical marijuana program ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Amazon in Alabama: Organized labor’s racial narrative soundly rejected yet again

Organized labor’s organizing efforts in the South in recent years have focused on equating union membership with social justice. Over the last decade, that narrative ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Security in savings

More than half of Mississippians, about 56 percent, have fewer than $1,000 in savings. What’s more, about 38 percent have no savings at all. So, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

VMT tax proposal would penalize rural states without substantial public transportation

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg stepped strongly toward, then beat a rather hasty retreat from the concept of including a vehicle mile traveled or VMT ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

From Thalia to Yazoo: Texas was McMurtry’s connection to Mississippi’s Morris

The passing of iconic Texas novelist, screenwriter and antiquarian bookseller Larry McMurtry at age 84 on March 25 will mean different things to different fans ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

From the Center 10-23-19

I came across an excellent post on Facebook as I was scrolling recently and thought it was too good not to share. It was titled ... Read more

2 years ago by Holley Cochran.

From the Center 4-5-17

Flowers are blooming, lawn mowers are rumbling and the scent of fresh-cut grass is in the air. It is finally spring and everyone is sprucing ... Read more

4 years ago by Holley Cochran.

From the Center 3-29-17

There was a packed house at the Chamber Partnership Banquet last Tuesday night held at the Rosenwald. We had a fantastic meal served by Williams’ ... Read more

4 years ago by Holley Cochran.

From the Center 3-22-17

Well, I lived vicariously through my friends last week. I traveled to the beach, and it was cold, apparently. I also traveled to New York ... Read more

4 years ago by Holley Cochran.

From the Center 3-15-17

I never walked the halls with my friends, told secrets in the bathroom, or made a trip to the principal’s office. I didn’t sit on ... Read more

4 years ago by Holley Cochran.

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