Sears Hometown Store scheduled to close soon

Posted about 2 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Sears Hometown Store, located at 1404 Old Aberdeen Road in front of Leigh Mall, will reportedly close its doors later this year.

How to catch a gator: Reagan shares alligator research stories with Starkville Rotarians

Posted about 2 hours ago in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

When Steve Reagan moved to Louisiana in 1998, he had no idea he'd end up capturing hundreds of alligators.

CVB board delays budget discussions

Posted about 2 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

On the same day the City of Columbus issued a reminder to restaurants they should not collect a 2-percent restaurant sales tax after June 30, the body most affected by that change delayed discussion plans for dealing with it.

Fatal car crash begins in West Point Walmart parking lot

Posted about 2 hours ago in Area

A West Point man has died either just before or during a car accident near Walmart off Highway 45 South Alternate Monday.




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