Two sessions planned on proposed tax increases

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

The public will have two chances Thursday to gather more information about the Columbus Municipal School District's proposed tax increase.


Higgins: $150 million project eying Lowndes Port

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

A new industrial development project could come to Columbus if some road blocks can be cleared, according to Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins.


Possumhaw: The clock is ticking

Posted yesterday in Local Columns

Kathleen Norris recounts her introduction to computers in the 1970s in David Steindl-Rast and Sharon Lebell's "Music of Silence." Computers were a marvel, and she was thrilled her work time was reduced remarkably.

Wyatt Emmerich: Corruption the rule rather than the exception in Jackson

Posted yesterday in National Columns

The bidding laws in Mississippi are a mess: Contractors are allowed to donate to political campaigns to get government contracts. Service contracts don't have to be bid out. Governments are free to choose the high bidder. Cities and counties have no oversight for their public procurement. The list goes on.








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