New Hope YMCA to close Aug. 31

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

New Hope's YMCA is closing next month. The Board of Directors for the Frank P. Phillips Memorial YMCA, which has branches in downtown Columbus, Caledonia and New Hope, announced today the branch will close Aug. 31.


Five educators sue SOCSD for age, racial discrimination

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A group of Oktibbeha County School District educators claim they were let go by the school district in 2015 because of their age and were replaced with less-experienced African-American counterparts, court documents state.


MSMS reserve fund reaching critical point

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science could be only a year away from drastically shrinking its operations, according to the school's executive director Germain McConnell.

Outside the box: Local market boasts Filipino veggies and tasty treats

Posted earlier today in Food

Farmers' market fans are accustomed to seeking out fresh tomatoes, corn, cucumbers, peas and peaches, but community markets often offer our palates an adventure outside the proverbial box as well.



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