Restaurant tax: CVB offers compromise on 2-percent tax

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau offered its own compromise Monday to the debate between Columbus and Lowndes County on how to divide future 2-percent restaurant tax revenue.

Starkville to reap benefits of high Thanksgiving travel

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

More Americans are expected to travel for this Thanksgiving than any in the past dozen years. And with the Egg Bowl in town, Starkville may reap the benefits.

'Just be alert' shopping this weekend

Posted yesterday in Area

With the shopping crowds out for Black Friday, local law enforcement are gearing up to increase patrol and doling out tips to shoppers who want to stay as safe and comfortable as possible.

A truly multi-purpose playground

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Two weeks ago, the Lowndes County Recreation Department opened the little playground located just south of the New Hope Community Center, next to New Hope High School.







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