Sunday Mar 9
John Howell Sr. Editorial 3/4/2014
Batesville has problems that most of us are aware of some of the time, or some of us are aware of most of the time, but all of us are so strung out all the time that we don't sit back, ponder and try to envision big-picture solutions that will turn them into opportunities.
Sentencing hearing reset in Olive Branch slaying
A sentencing hearing for 19-year-old Charles Dalton Shoemake, who pleaded guilty in the 2012 slaying of an Olive Branch man, has been continued to March 18. Shoemake, of Olive Branch, pleaded guilty on Jan. 14 to the slaying of Paul Victor III, his 21-year-old neighbor.
Book review: Grisham makes triumphant return to Miss. in 'Sycamore Row'
John Grisham's latest returns him to the territory of Ford County and Clanton, Miss., where he launched his fictional career 26 years ago with "A Time to Kill."
Mississippi Business Journal
Bill's demise ends state pot sweeteners for retail development
Mississippi's tourism tax development incentives failed to gain enough legislative support for renewal this week and will expire July 1, ending the state's practice of awarding tens of millions of dollars as incentives for development of shopping malls and retail plazas.
Tourism tax rebates may be allowed to expire
Developers are rushing to stake a claim to Mississippi's tourism tax development incentives, even as lawmakers must decide whether to extend the tax credits.