Editorials



Who is abusing his office now?

If Jim Hood truly believes that Tate Reeves abused his office to try to get an access road built — at taxpayers’ expense — to the gated community where the Republican lieutenant governor lives, then Hood needs to distance himself from investigating the matter.





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Waller best choice for governor

Mississippi’s growth in gross domestic product — the main measurement of an area’s economy — ranked 47th out of 50 states at 1.9 percent in the year ending with the first quarter of 2019, according to federal data released July 25. It was last among the 12 Southeastern states, which averaged 2.9 percent growth.




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Harry Taylor Sr. 77, Columbia

Sports

Columbia Academy hosted its annual Caleb Coleman Invitational Wednesday and had hundreds of... READ MORE

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Columbia Presbyterian Preschool Speech Clinic, Oct. 17

Opinion:

The idea of building a new sports complex in Columbia is a cause that is near and dear to me as... READ MORE

Public Notices

Editor’s Note: Columbia and Marion County fire departments responded to the following calls from... READ MORE