The new year brought a new legislative session to Jackson. It also brought new estimates from the Census bureau on Mississippi’s population. For the fourth time in five years, Mississippi lost population. The state’s population declined by 4,871, the sixth highest total in the country.
There is a game I play with a few of my foodie friends. It’s based on the question: “If you could only eat one food item for the rest of your life, what would it be?” It’s a harder question to answer than one might think. I love steak, but would I want to eat steak three times a day forever? No.
New music should be bursting with voices like Shauf. His weirdly charming nasal middle-range warble is a perfect fit for witty Pop songs.
A constant on KCRW in California for years, Shauf is finally getting a shot at a national single with the very Paul Simon-esque "Try Again."
For more than a century now, America has struggled to combat the harms of drugs. Today, we continue to suffer unnecessary drug-related losses through overdose and incarceration at alarming rates.
Thinking back, Beth Bunch may have been the very first local person I met on my first trip to Hattiesburg back in October 2009.
I was here for a long weekend to scope out the area and to undergo a couple of job interviews about the possibility of becoming the next publisher of this newspaper and its affiliated products.