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It’s tax-free shopping weekend again

Without a whole lot of fanfare this year, the annual sales tax holiday arrives Saturday in Mississippi. Few local retailers have mentioned the event in ... Read more

The patron saint on the laundromat

It’s the same every week; I lug a huge pile of dirty clothes to the laundromat down the street. I avoid this trip for as ... Read more

Volunteers: let’s give them a hand

The two scenes provide quite a contrast. At one end of town there is a nail salon like so many others, filled with chatty women ... Read more

Watermelon – the best of summer fruit

I love fresh fruit! Watermelon is my all-time favorite. My wife calls me a fruit-a-holic. Grapes, peaches, and blueberries rank at the top of my ... Read more

Job creation, funds for education must become priorities

Friday’s report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics doesn’t look good for Mississippi. The stats show the state’s June unemployment rate of 7.9 percent ... Read more

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