December 13, 2017

Almost half of Americans believe that corruption is pervasive in the White House under President Trump, a sharp increase over last year, according to a new survey. Americans now see Trump and his top officials as the most corrupt public officials in government.

A new report out Tuesday compiled by…

Mississippi embraces Grant, Lincoln

December 13, 2017

Mississippi State University, and in conjunction Northeast Mississippi, earned a spot on the national academic map following the dedication of the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library and Williams' Collection of Lincolniana.

Visitors, along with university and elected officials, gathered for a…

Moral values and customs versus laws

December 13, 2017

I'm approaching my 82nd birthday, and my daughter will occasionally suggest that modernity is perplexing to me because I'm from prehistoric times. As such, it points to one of the unavoidable problems of youth — namely, the temptation to think that today's behavioral standards have always…

Court meddling demands more scrutiny

December 12, 2017

There could be one N.C. Supreme Court seat on the 2018 ballot. Or seven. Or none.

This uncertainty only 11 months before the election is astonishing. Yet it's indicative of the chaos state legislators are pushing into the courts.

The public must pay attention.

Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jackson…