SALTER: Air conditioning state prisons is a measure of both basic humanity and business acumen | Mississippi Politics and News

Studio portrait of Sid Salter. (photo by Beth Wynn / © Mississippi State University) By: Sid Salter Those who are like me old enough to remember life before air conditioning…

After 121 Scalding Mississippi Summers, Parchman Prison Getting Air Conditioning

By Mina Corpuz Mississippi Today Editor’s note: This story contains references to suicide. If you or someone you know may be considering suicide, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255…

Tips on saving energy as air conditioning units work overtime in extreme Mississippi heat

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Monday, 4-County Electric Power Association shared tips and strategies to cut down on electricity use to help balance out the high demand for air conditioning. “When…

Many Mississippi Delta houses are in need of repair. Here’s how one woman’s renovation dream came true.

Rory Doyle is a freelance photographer based in Cleveland, Miss. This photo essay is set in Leflore County (population 28,000) with a daily newspaper, the Greenwood Commonwealth. In early August,…