Juneteenth organizers may cancel festival

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Juneteenth organizers wanting to sell beer at the annual event are claiming they are victims of pure-grain politics.

Browning on Business: Cracker Barrel, Dollar Tree have openings set

Posted yesterday in Business

Sixty-six. That's how many days until Cracker Barrel will open for business in Columbus.

Florida bikers stop in Columbus on cross-country trip

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

On Wednesday, John Trahan and Laura Elsenboss stopped by Coffee House on 5th while on a two-year bike trip across the U.S.

Walker sees opportunities with Parks hosting tourneys

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Look for Starkville Parks and Recreation officials, once under direct oversight by city aldermen, to aggressively market itself as a sports tournament host in an effort to impact its own revenues and overall sales tax receipts.



New Hope standout Johnson signs with East Tennessee State |

Shaw picks up pace in Limited Late Model race |

Alabama, Southern Mississippi win in conference tournaments |

West Lowndes' Crawford signs baseball offer with Tougaloo |

MSU men's basketball adds four-star prospect Holman |

Excitement abounds as Starkville HIgh is set to name Woods new coach |

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Our View: City needs consistent approach to festival beer sales |

Kathleen Parker: Trigger warnings, colleges, and the 'Swaddled Generation' |

Froma Harrop: Who are these outlaw bikers? |

Our View: Important work done with little fanfare |

Voice of the people: Glenn Lautzenhiser |

Leonard Pitts: Police brutality can't be fixed by African-American self-improvement |

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These patriotic biscuits are made with food coloring and foam stamps. Keep reading for other ideas for Memorial Day and Fourth of July gatherings.

Show your colors: Catch their eye with patriotic biscuits and more festive ideas |

Anne's Kitchen: Those spring greens |

Feeling peckish for pesto? Don't limit yourself to basil |

A grill-friendly take on stuffed hasselback sweet potatoes |

New roots: A community garden gets an energizing dose of can-do |

Veterans Memorial walk/run to honor memory of Starkville vet |

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Editorial cartoon for 5-21-15 |

Survey finds US schools ramping up safety measures |

Editorial cartoon for 5-20-15 |

House bill would cap expenses for ex-presidents |

Some see differences between perceptions of Waco, Baltimore |

House passes another temporary fix to keep highway aid going |

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