Mississippi State University Police Chief Georgia Lindley was placed on administrative leave with pay after she was charged with a DUI Thursday, sources confirm.
Kenneth Hughes filed a tort claim alleging that he was wrongfully fired on May 12 by former superintendent Dr. Martha Liddell for "his having reported illegal activity which negatively affected school district finances for Columbus Municipal School District."
The Columbus Municipal School board on Monday voted unanimously to return a $75,000 grant and officially end Project 2020. The money will return to the Wal-Mart Foundation.
Sales tax revenues for the three Golden Triangle cities have something in common this month: They're higher than they were last December.
Ranch House, an east Columbus restaurant whose breakfast and lunch buffet has developed a devoted following through the years, is closing. Joyce Alexander has run the business for eight years. She got emotional this week thinking about Sunday, when she will lock the door at 807 Alabama St. for the last time.
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5. Legislation expected to support Mill project STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY