In the last decade, industries have made roughly $4.6 billion worth of investments in the Golden Triangle area. With that has come about 5,400 jobs. That's what Joe Max Higgins, the CEO of the Golden Triangle Development Link, said to begin the Link's annual year-end luncheon on Wednesday.
Columbus councilmen wrapped up a two-day tour of the city's six wards Wednesday in preparation for today's strategic planning retreat. The council toured wards 4, 5 and 6.
Six local boys and girls will be the junior marshals in Columbus' annual Christmas parade on Dec. 14. The junior marshals were selected based on their entries in a holiday art contest sponsored by Main Street Columbus.
Local industry leaders were at Caledonia Middle School on Wednesday morning to judge the school's first science fair. Science teacher Renee Allen said she decided to have her students conduct a science project as a way of implementing Common Core.
Starkville's quest to become one of the first gigabit cities in Mississippi took another step forward Wednesday as C Spire began pre-registration efforts for its upcoming Fiber to the Home high-speed Internet service.
2. Board approves disciplinary action against police department master sergeant STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Lowndes Co. tightens rubbish pickup rules COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. EMCC Golden Triangle expansion to begin in early 2014 STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. AT&T joins mix to provide cable service for city COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY