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City of Tupelo saves money, generates $2.3 million this year

Posted 11/23/2015 in Area

The city of Tupelo has ended the last fiscal year with a $2.3 million surplus, which officials say will be used to fund large infrastructure projects.


Columbus sales tax growth continues

Posted 11/23/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus' sales tax revenue is off to a booming start for Fiscal Year 2015-16.

Photo: Picking pecans

Posted 11/23/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Jakaia Smith, 6, helps her great-grandmother, Juanita Smith, of Columbus, pour out pecans they gathered off Waverly Ferry Road on Friday. Jakaia is the daughter of Desiree Smith, of Columbus.


Police investigate New Orleans shooting that left 16 wounded

Posted 11/23/2015 in National

Police have been trying to figure out what sparked a gun battle in a crowded New Orleans park that left 16 people wounded and the mayor is calling on witnesses to come forward.



Federal lawyers fly to Minneapolis to investigate shooting

Posted 11/23/2015 in National

U.S. Justice Department attorneys were expected to fly to Minnesota on Sunday to investigate the killing of a black man that has prompted protests and calls for the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the shooting to be prosecuted.


Vasquez murder: Accused mother-in-law speaks out

Posted 11/21/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lydia Martinez thought the popping noise was a firework the night her daughter, she claims, shot Manuel Vasquez.

Homeless population continues to decline

Posted 11/21/2015 in State

The U.S. appears to be winning the war on homelessness.


Carson says safe zones in Syria better than refuge in US

Posted 11/21/2015 in National

Republican Ben Carson said Friday that creating safe zones in Syria and establishing a coalition government in the war-torn nation are better ways to deal with Syrian refugees than resettling them in the United States.



Trump tries to pull back from support for Muslim database

Posted 11/21/2015 in National

Donald Trump on Saturday tried to back away from his support for a government database to track Muslims in the United States, an idea that drew sharp rebukes from his Republican presidential rivals and disbelief from legal experts.


French Muslims complain of ostracism after Paris terror attacks

Posted 11/21/2015 in National

Riding the Paris Metro to the city's Grand Mosque for prayers, Samia Mahfoudia says people shoot sideways looks at her "almost as if they were saying 'Get off.'"


Brussels under serious threat after Paris attacks

Posted 11/21/2015 in National

Heavily armed police and soldiers patrolled key intersections, subways were closed and many stores shut their doors in Belgium's capital Saturday as the government warned of a threat of Paris-style attacks.



AP sources: Task force wants even smaller drones registered

Posted 11/21/2015 in National

An aviation industry task force is recommending that operators be required to register drones weighing as little as a half a pound, a threshold that could include some remote-controlled toys, industry officials said.



Democrats push to prevent gun sales to those on terror list

Posted 11/21/2015 in National

People on the U.S. government's terrorist watch list often can't board commercial airliners, but they can walk into a gun store and legally buy pistols and powerful military-style rifles.


Teacher suspended over condom demonstration to return to classroom

Posted 11/20/2015 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A suspended Starkville High School teacher will be returning to the classroom after a district investigation.

Man shot in east Columbus

Posted 11/20/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus man was shot in the back Thursday evening, police say.

SmartLab inspires students to learn

Posted 11/20/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Inside a large, open classroom at Columbus High School, Chuck Mullins and Kayla Patel are building an elephant.

Feds: Hospital bomb threat made by man in jail

Posted 11/20/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus man accused of making a false bomb threat to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle last week is facing up to a decade behind bars.

Consultant: GTRA well-positioned in evolving industry

Posted 11/20/2015 in Area

The airline industry has gone through a major transformation over the past three decades, a change that is likely to mean modest, slow growth for the Golden Triangle Regional Airport.


Judge denies Ethics Commission motion

Posted 11/20/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A chancery court judge has denied the state Ethics Commission's motion to intervene in a city of Columbus appeal of a 2014 decision.


Tuition rise coming at MUW, other universities

Posted 11/20/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Tuition at Mississippi University for Women will be $6,065 beginning next fall, an increase of $284.


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