CHARLESTON — Charley Lee Williams, age 64, passed away at his home Tuesday, April 17.
A new law that took effect July 1 is designed to make special called meetings of public bodies more accessible to the general public.
According to the calendar and the thermometer, we are in the midst of the dog days of summer.
This sultry, often dry period of July and August sends most of God’s creatures running for the cooling comforts of air conditioning.
Now that the newly-seated city board in Charleston has voted to once again legalize Sunday sales and consumption of beer, malt and ale within the municipality, we expect there will be public conversation on both sides of the issue — pro and con.
Some vandalism is random, the way that people with too much time on their hands and too little respect for other people’s property get their kicks.
Some is intended to send a message.
When a child is killed in a firearms accident or dies from a rare disease, the tragedy makes headline news.
But a far more prevalent cause of a premature death — being unrestrained in an automobile — gets scant attention, if any.
Recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings against the excessive use of race in drawing congressional and legislative district lines could eventually impact Mississippi if some group decides to go to court on the issue.