Mississippi University for Women, Columbus antebellum homes, Waverly Mansion in West Point and Mississippi State University are just a few of the "haunted" historical places that appear in Alan Brown's new book "Ghosts of Mississippi's Golden Triangle," which he discussed during a book talk at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library Monday.
Greater Starkville Development Partnership Chief Executive Officer Jennifer Gregory resigned today, effective immediately.
An ongoing drought is starting to damage some of Lowndes County's roads. County Road Manager Ronnie Burns said the drought is causing the ground to move, which is cracking paved roads.
Rural tourism doesn't come without challenges, according to Tom Chestnutt. Chief among them, he said, is community buy-in.
Golden Triangle Development LINK Chief Executive Officer Joe Max Higgins says he's pleased at the progress local entities are making to develop an almost 400-acre industrial park in Oktibbeha County, but minor changes to the site plan are possible.
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