Rural Mississippi is about to see whether its desire for high-speed internet service matches the cost of providing it.
Two electric cooperatives in north Mississippi have announced plans to offer the service under rules set up a few months ago by the state Legislature.
America’s criminal justice system is doing the right thing by steering more people convicted of narcotics offenses away from prison and into alternative programs like rehab and drug court. But there are always exceptions to this, and a big one is being debated right now in Washington, D.C.
A U.S. senator from Nebraska has a new book that makes two important and compelling arguments.
First, even though Americans are wealthier, more informed and better connected than ever before, too many are lonely — meaning unhappier, more isolated and less fulfilled.
In 1990, the Mississippi Legislature quietly approved a law allowing casinos in the state. The state Gaming Commission acted in a similar fashion Thursday, unanimously approving sports betting regulations with no discussion during its meeting.