Charlie Adams

Charlie Adams: My Grandfather’s Interview with Mississippi Roads

This past week I wrote about my grandfather Everett Adams, Sr., who lived to be 101. An Attala County native, he was a teacher,...

Charlie Adams: My Grandfather’s Humble Mississippi History

Ever been to Zama, Mississippi? It's in Attala County. From Oxford, it's a little over two hours south and a bit east. During the...

Charlie Adams: Reflecting on Memories of North Oxford Baptist Church

At 56 I am not one to get into the "back in my day" talk, but I take a lot of pride having been...

Charlie Adams: How a Resurgence in Ole Miss Hoops Reminds Me of Bob Weltlich

The recent excitement in Ole Miss men's hoops brings back fond memories of a stretch in the late 70s into the 80s where Oxford...

Charlie Adams: Honoring the Late Michael Rubenstein, a Mississippi Sportscaster

Having been born in Oxford, graduated from Lafayette High School and Ole Miss, and having had family all over the state, I am very...

Charlie Adams: The Day John Grisham Called Me Back

Like a lot of folks, my wife Beth and I have been watching An Innocent Man on Netflix. It's based on the true crime...

Charlie Adams: The Day I Met Archie Manning in the Shower

Archie Manning was my childhood hero. From his legendary quarterback scrambles at Ole Miss to his days with the New Orleans Saints, I thought the...

Charlie Adams: LHS Teacher Paved the Way for Me to Become an Inspirational Speaker

If it had not been for a teacher at Lafayette High School, I don't think I would ever have stood up in front of...

Charlie Adams: The Day Billy Brewer Shook My Hand

I can still vividly remember Ole Miss football coach Billy Brewer coming across the room to shake my hand. The football banquet for the 1992...

Charlie Adams: The ‘O’ in Ole Miss Stands for Opportunity

Opportunity. That's what awaits every student who enters Ole Miss. A few years ago my family took this picture of me outside the Journalism...