The three-and-a-half year dispute over Co-Op Road has taken another twist.
For a long time, when the monthly jobless report from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security was released, Clay County officials would find their county near the bottom of the list.
These days, the reports are much favorable.
Over the past four years, 1,604 Noxubee County dogs have been spayed or neutered, with more than a quarter of them -- 440 -- being adopted by a Massachusetts-based rescue organization called Sweet Paws Rescue.
Mississippi State University held a short coronation ceremony prior to Saturday's spring football game where Bully XXI, aka "Jak" was installed as the university's mascot.
Thursday's Columbus Exchange Club meeting included an appearance by national Exchange Club President Tom Karnes of Lincoln Park, Michigan, who read a resolution from the national club commending the Columbus chapter for its exemplary performance as it celebrates its 90th year.
Nine days after a regular board meeting that lasted just one minute and six seconds, the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors put in a little overtime Wednesday, meeting for two hours to take care of regular business and conduct a hospital trust fund meeting.
It was in 2004, one of those warm, sunny mid-March days that suggests an early spring when mama fell.
It's not stretching the point too far to say that 12 months of the year Weyerhaeuser in Columbus makes diapers, but one month out of the year it collects them, too.
In his almost five years as Mississippi State Athletics Director, Scott Stricklin has spoken to the Starkville Rotary Club just three times.
It's been 18 years since Lex Jackson purchased Jackson Square Shopping Center on Highway 45 in Columbus.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors appointed Greg Stewart to serve on the East Mississippi Community College Board of Trustees during it's Tuesday meeting.
Less than 24 hours after Robert Harrell's unexpected death, his family has gathered Tuesday in the home where he raised his seven children next to Old Waverly Golf Club.
As Mississippi University for Women begins its search for a new president, a new study on affordable education suggests the job should be appealing to candidates for the position.
In roughly 25 years as a sports journalist, I've covered all sorts of basketball games - from Final Fours to the NBA Playoffs to innumerable high school and college games from Florida to California.
But I never covered a game quite like the one staged Thursday at the Columbus High gym.
The Golden Triangle saw an impressive dip in unemployment rates over the past month, but the numbers, while generally encouraging, can be a bit deceiving.
The furor over the forced departure of Dan Jones as Chancellor at the University of Mississippi has reached into almost every corner of the state, including Columbus.
One of the unintended consequences of the technological age, we are told, is a homogenization of American culture. Through technology, our world has become much smaller, mainly because we can communicate instantly with people everywhere, sharing our ideas, beliefs and opinions.
If the Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees goes along with a pair of proposals presented during a board meeting Monday, the district may soon find itself all but out of the "sewer business."
The Riverwalk extension will likely get another extension.
The Mississippi Department of Employment Security released its monthly labor report Wednesday, but unlike previous months, the most recent unemployment statistics do not include comparisons to the previous month or year statistics.
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