By Becky Gillette • Photography by Timothy Ivy Mississippi’s newest and youngest statewide office holder, Shad White, thirty-two, appointed as State Auditor by Gov. Phil Bryant recently after the resignation of former State Auditor Stacey Pickering, grew up in the small town of Sandersville, which is located near Laurel. His family sometimes struggled to put […]
GUEST COLUMN & VIEWPOINTS
By Becky Gillette • Photography by Austin Britt A ghost town could once again be a thriving center for jobs and entertainment if plans proceed to re-open the Harrah’s Casino Tunica, formerly known as the Grand Casino Tunica. It is a 2,200-acre property that once housed three hotels, several restaurants, a 2,500-seat event center, a […]
By Randall Haley Photography by Austin Britt Clarksdale’s downtown revitalization is under way, and plans including multiple new venues have built a plethora of high hopes. Soon to be home to Hooker Grocery and Eatery, the town’s first hostel, Auberge Clarksdale, and the Travelers Hotel, Clarksdale’s glory days may still be ahead. Eric Meier, from […]
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