GREENWOOD — When Eddie Mack Morgan Jr. was hired in 1975 by Delta Council, he had 3,000 business cards printed with the nickname that he had gone by as a kid growing up in Oxford and as one of the big men on campus at Ole Miss: Chippie.
GREENWOOD — After Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves failed to get through the Senate a rewrite of Mississippi’s education funding formula, the pressure is on the term-limited incumbent with gubernatorial aspirations to get some signature proposal enacted this year.
GREENWOOD — Let’s imagine you’ve got a business, and you’re desperate to come up with a way to generate more revenue for it.
Your accountant presents you with two options.
With one you have to spend $70 to net $30.
GREENWOOD — The half-century history of state-run lotteries shows that they tend to be adopted when one or more of three things are happening:
1. A state is running short of money.
2. Neighboring states are operating lotteries.