Jackson enters Ward 4 council race

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

The race for Ward 4 Columbus councilman now fields four candidates.

SOCSD begins introducing, interviewing superintendent finalists today

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Three finalists for the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District's upcoming superintendent vacancy will meet district stakeholders and interview with the school board today, Friday and Monday.


Mayoral candidate faces lunacy hearing

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus mayoral candidate faces a lunacy hearing today in Lowndes County Chancery Court.

The Sherman Business Report: Nana's Country Kitchen open in Columbus

Posted earlier today in Business

Columbus' Highway 45 gained a new restaurant on Feb. 1.



MSU soccer set for spring matches |

Heritage Academy faces rival Starkville for spot in soccer state championship |

Fourth-ranked Borges helps resurgence of MSU tennis |

No. 2 Bulldogs play for share of SEC title tonight |

Buoyed by first-place efforts by Floyd Pickens, Bret Stanley, Eli Seabrooks, Kody White, and Chris  Clements, the Caledonia High School powerlifting team won the Class 4A, Region 3, District 5 meet on Feb. 2. Coach Brian White is with the seniors.

Caledonia powerlifting team wins another region title |

Ole Miss self-imposes one-year bowl ban in football |

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Our View: Columbus Fire & Rescue sets standard for city departments |

Editorial cartoon for 2-23-17 |

Dana Milbank: What are Republicans going to do about Obamacare? 'No idea.' |

Our View: A bad choice no one can afford |

Charlie Mitchell: Media errs allowing itself to become the story |

Editorial cartoon for 2-22-17 |

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Pat Wheeler of Columbus adds homemade lemon curd to the top of a lemon layer cake she prepared for the Stephen D. Lee Foundation Valentine party. Wheeler doubled (and tripled, in the case of the frosting) the lemon cake recipe included in today's food section in order to make the larger crowd-pleasing dessert pictured.

Sweet touch: A Columbus cook shares her joy of cooking |

Go for the king of English street food: fish and chips |

Cooking on deadline: slow-cooker Barbacoa beef tacos |

Really Really Free Market? What's the catch? That's just it -- there isn't one |

JA Charity Ball ticket sales open Thursday |

Playing in the dirt: Getting the gardening itch? Master Gardeners share timely tips |

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Immigrants fearing deportation under Trump change routines |

Conservatives hail end of bathroom rule for transgender children |

Health care's future: Turning patients into savers, shoppers |

Millions targeted for possible deportation under Trump rules |

'It saved my life': Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addicts |

Trump denounces anti-Semitism in forceful condemnation |

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