Legislature takes up texting-while-driving bills

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A Golden Triangle state representative says laws against texting while driving are almost assured to pass this legislative term.

Ecolab reducing Columbus workforce

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Ecolab will reduce its Columbus workforce by roughly 43 percent over the next several months as the company shifts some of its operations to a new facility in Jacksonville, Florida.


State fire marshal investigates home blaze

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

The state fire marshal office will investigate the cause of a Saturday evening fire that destroyed a Columbus home on Moores Creek Road.


Possumhaw: Corncobs, critters and Catalpa Creek

Posted yesterday in Local Columns

Someone or something was disconnecting the battery wires on the deer feeder. Checking the canister there was plenty of corn but no power. This was the second time in a week.







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