A Mississippian who moved to Nashville 60 years ago – the time elapsed cannot change his true residency – recently mailed me a kind note and gift. The man is a Winona native who still takes his hometown newspaper (my kind of guy), and he had read a column I had written about reasons to move to Mississippi.
Next week is Thanksgiving. For some in Columbia and Marion County, it will mean a few days off with family and friends. For others, the allure of Thanksgiving is the beginning of the Christmas shopping season, and while I’m in bed early Friday morning, they will be mobbing the stores in hopes of finding that perfect gift.
Columbians seem to want a break for the middle class from a federal tax cut plan being discusssed in Congress. An overwhelming majority in our weekly poll said the most needed part of the bill is helping middle-class families (see below for the full results).
As I’m writing this Thursday morning from my chaotic desk that looks like a cyclone rampaged through the office but only managed to hit my area in the newsroom, I can’t help but think how sad anybody affiliated with the Columbia School District should have felt when they heard the news of Columbia head football coach James Harvey resigning.
Much has been said about the turmoil surrounding Obamacare for 2018, but what is it like to try to sign up and what does it cost?
I tried entering my family’s data on Healthcare.gov to find out as the Dec. 15 deadline approaches.