SMART manager still eyeing Golden Triangle connections

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The Starkville-Mississippi State University Area Rapid Transit system could add connections to Golden Triangle industrial sites outside of Oktibbeha County in the future, as Jeremiah Dumas, MSU's parking services and transit director, confirmed his organization is actively discussing a carpool option with government agencies and private sector providers.

Districts 'Go Open' for instructional resources

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

Educators from all over the country came to Columbus Thursday for a technology convention on how they can use and share curricula and other educational resources online -- a movement many of them say is the way of the future.

County man arrested for assault, cyberstalking

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Lowndes County man is behind bars after allegedly breaking into an ex-girlfriend's house and choking her.

Mayoral candidate to seek counseling

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

Garthia Halbert, a candidate in Columbus' mayoral race, agreed before a lunacy hearing in Lowndes County Chancery Court on Thursday to seek treatment at Community Counseling Services.



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