A Democratic Primary for Starkville's mayoral race is now needed after a second resident filed their campaign paperwork Friday at City Hall.
Tonight, Starkville resident Karin Lee will get on a plane bound for Washington, D.C., with nothing but her purse, a change of underwear and a pair of socks.
An attorney representing Ward 4 Councilman Marty Turner continues to assert that Mayor Robert Smith acted beyond the limits of his authority when he deactivated Turner's city-issued phone last summer.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman and Dist. 37 Rep. Gary Chism, R-Columbus, both said they're hopeful state lawmakers will help fund two Oktibbeha County-specific projects this legislative term.
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4. Man jailed after being caught in former romantic partner's home COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Keenum: State is short-sighted in failing to invest in higher education COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY