Chris McDaniel rubs me the wrong way. He seems smug, and he proved himself to be a self-interested opportunist, as Gov. Phil Bryant rightly pegged him, when he switched from running against incumbent U.S. Sen.
Electricity rates in Columbia and the rest of South Mississippi could have jumped up to 40 percent if customers had been made to pay for the lignite portion of the Kemper County power plant, Southern District Public Service Commissioner Sam Britton said this week.
More and more Americans are joining the chorus that Facebook’s hoarding of data about its users, which has fueled its phenomenal growth, is not a good thing for us individually or as a nation. And it’s music to my ears.
More than 100 people facing annexation attended a meeting March 8 and expressed opposition, saying they don’t see benefits of being incorporated into Columbia and feel like the city just wants them for extra tax revenue.