CLW weighs offering phone, internet service

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Light and Water has partnered with a broadband consulting firm to explore whether Columbus business owners are open to the idea of receiving phone and internet service from their local public utility company.

Lowndes County sportsplex gets green light

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lowndes County supervisors voted unanimously to proceed with the purchase of 89 acres in the western part of the county to build a sports complex after receiving clearance from the Federal Aviation Authority.

Oktibbeha to pave all of Longview Road

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Oktibbeha County will soon pave Longview Road in its entirety, thanks to permission the county received from the Office of State Aid to expand the scope of the planned project.

Community Garden to rely on MSU staff, students and 'farmbots'

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Mississippi State University kicked off Green Week on Monday with a grand opening of its community garden.



GOP Sen. Hyde-Smith, Democrat Espy each top $1M in 3 months |

Board approves 2 new Mississippi charter schools, rejects 1 |

Bankrupt company says it could close Mississippi hospital |

Nicollete, 14 weeks, waits at Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society for its new owner. Nicollete is a hound mix that was found with a litter of puppies in Columbus.

'My best friend': Area dog lovers share pet stories for Adopt-a-Dog Month |

'Going green' to save county schools $8M |

Man found dead with gunshot wound in Southside apartment |

Suspect in A.J.'s Grocery shooting in custody |

Looking for soldiers: Historians, archaeologists survey Confederate section of Friendship Cemetery for unmarked Union graves |

An unfair tax?: Drivers take issue with hybrid/electric car fees; lawmakers claim they are reasonable in face of road, bridge crisis |

Mississippi Board of Education could add student advisers |



Band halftime program -- police held at gunpoint -- draws ire |

Lathan appointed to Mississippi Economic Development Council |

Weeks: CAFB's mission more than just training pilots |

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 'Victorious, not victims' |

State board approves ratings for area school districts |

Prosecutors: Man with KKK robe had unregistered machine gun |

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MSU women's golf in second place at Magnolia Invitational |

Noxubee County High School senior Kyziah Pruitt had four touchdowns Friday night in a victory against  Kosciusko. Pruitt logged time at quarterback to give the Tigers a different look.

Tigers will have another threat with Pruitt at QB |

Redshirt sophomore guard Allen leaves MSU |

Karriem, Jackson playing key roles for Mississippi Delta C.C. |

Alabama holds fourth-annual Tide Tipoff |

No. 22 Bulldogs know what to expect from No. 5 Tigers |

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Our View: A time for redevelopment optimism in Columbus |

Charlie Mitchell: Two ways to go with local special sales tax levies |

Froma Harrop: On Wall Street, Us R Toys |

Editorial cartoon for 10-16-18 |

Cartoonist View 10-15-18 |

Other Editors: It is essential that Nikki Haley's replacement be as evenhanded as she is |

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Staff members and others release balloons at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle Oct. 1 in honor of those who continue to fight breast cancer and in memory of those who have lost their battle. Support exists for those diagnosed with any form of cancer. Patients and their families are encouraged to reach out to support groups that meet monthly at area hospitals.

You're not alone: Cancer support groups want to make a difference |

Historian to share insights on 'The Long Shadow of World War I' |

Welty Gala will feature New York Times best-selling author |

Veterans Day parade set in Starkville for Nov. 10 |

Faculty exhibition ranges from ceramics to photography |

Lyceum Series continues with Trey McLaughlin and The Sounds of Zamar |

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Warren accuses Trump of 'creepy' comments about her DNA test |

Trump suggests 'rogue killers' murdered Saudi journalist |

Mike Pompeo meets Saudi king over Khashoggi's disappearance |

Government spends millions to guard Confederate cemeteries |

Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65 |

Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source |

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