The weather outside is frightful... The AccuWeather.com forecast for the Golden Triangle this afternoon is mostly cloudy and much colder with occasional rain and a thunderstorm. In the evening, there will be occasional drizzle and breezy winds with an overnight low of 30 degrees.
Columbus' contract with Lawrence Transit System to bring public transportation to the city is officially null and void. Mayor Robert Smith said he spoke with LTS coordinator Dorothy Dowdell Thursday and informed her it would be in the best interest of the city going forward if the contract was canceled.
Columbus councilmen want a new convention center. The council wants one planned and approved by the end of their term in 2017.
Oktibbeha County School District's administrative home could be retooled for E-911 use, a move that would alleviate space restrictions at emergency management's current Jefferson Street location.
Today, free people and people throughout the world pay homage the memory and legacy of Nelson Mandela, whose courage, foresight and spirit transformed a nation.
2. Board approves disciplinary action against police department master sergeant STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
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4. MSU student killed in Wednesday wreck STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY