Shots fired at Columbus Sprint Mart

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

An early-morning shooting incident Saturday sent one person to a hospital with a gunshot wound in the ankle.


National suicide rates up, CDC says

Posted yesterday in Area

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report in April found that suicides across the U.S. have risen since 1999. That trend seems to hold true for Mississippi, too.

Ask Rufus: Earthquakes, volcanoes and fossils

Posted yesterday in Local Columns

A couple of days ago I was trying to decide what to write about in today's column when I received an email from Peter Imes asking if I had seen the new book on the Geology of Mississippi.

Almost there: Goal within reach for project to honor a teacher's legacy of excellence

Posted yesterday in Community

Encourager, inspiring, joyful, dedicated, kind. These are all words used by friends and fellow educators to describe the late Martha Claire Kennedy Fitzner.







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