LCSD budget could lead to higher taxes

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lowndes County Administrator Ralph Billingsley appeared before the county school board Tuesday and said if the school district does not decrease its budget request for this school year then taxes for county residents may increase.

No charges expected in MSU lockdown

Posted less than 6 hours ago in State

Authorities won't seek criminal charges against a former Mississippi State University student who sparked a campus lockdown last Thursday.

World War II anniversary: For Lowndes native, cemetery contrasts with tumult of war

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

About two years ago, the "Travel" section of The New York Times included a list of things to see in Hawaii. One recommendation was "the U.S.S. Missouri, an American battleship." The wording implied there's nothing special about a battleship today and nothing unusual about the Missouri.

It's kickoff time for tailgates and good eats

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Food

Everybody and their neighbor seems to have come down with a raging case of football fever around here lately. No wonder: Both Mississippi State and Ole Miss kick off their seasons Saturday, the Bulldogs on the road in Hattiesburg, the Rebels at home.



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