Starkville's leading economic developer, Jon Maynard, president and CEO of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, abruptly resigned from his position Wednesday.
The Columbus Arts Council hosts a gallery opening and reception tonight, featuring the work of international award-winning botanical watercolorist Hillary Parker. The Georgia-based artist's exhibit, "A Portfolio of Nature's Beauty," will be on display through April.
Arrests for the week of March, 18, 2012.
With the commencement of spring and summer sports, Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority Executive Director Roger Short already is looking to fall and winter. A $4.2 million soccer complex is scheduled to open in September, in the Burns Bottom area, which has Short hoping Columbus will catch soccer fever.
Mississippi State University and Mississippi University for Women are both being recognized nationally, with MSU being named to the 2012 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its community service activities, and MUW also being named to the honor roll.
Donations are needed for a garage sale fundraiser, for Earth Week activities, Saturday in Starkville.
Lynn Dawkins of Columbus, Miss., a District Sales Manager for Ceco Building Systems, was recognized for cumulative sales.
Shafer & Associates, PLLC welcomes Brandon native, Tim Mize to the firm in the position of architect.
Shafer & Associates, PLLC - Office of Architecture based in Starkville, announces that Lindsey Ketchum has completed the registration requirement for the designation of Interior Designer.
Marriages and divorces for the week of March 18, 2012.
At first, the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager at the hands of a white neighborhood watch volunteer was playing out like many previous tragedies that cut short the lives of young black men.
Little remains now. Just a simple white house, some charred timbers, and Jimmy Craddieth on the front porch, watching the sun slide behind the trees on Sand Road, just as his father used to do.
A Columbus business owner was arrested for possession of a controlled substance on Tuesday.
Bullying. Gang violence. Domestic violence. Drug abuse. Depression. Teen suicide. The issues grab the national spotlight after a tragedy, but the problems facing today's youth remain, long after the media glare has dimmed.
Building contractors and agriculture groups, including those representing the poultry industry and sweet-potato growers, say they're against an immigration-enforcement bill awaiting debate in Mississippi.
Entrepreneurs hoping to open a new bar in Columbus will have to wait to receive a permit.
A Mississippi State University student slain Saturday night at a dorm had been shot twice, an autopsy shows.
The third suspect in the fatal shooting of a Mississippi State University student today turned himself into law enforcement authorities near Gainesville, Fla.
Lowndes County has all the ingredients to achieve "dynamic growth," according to economic development expert Bill Fruth, who spent much of Monday touring the Golden Triangle and talking with officials at the Columbus-Lowndes Development Link.
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2. Father of parking lot shooting victim speaks out COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Teen arrested and charged with capital murder, arson COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
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5. Mayor, city employee raises rescinded COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY