Mississippi Department of Transportation Northern District Commissioner Mike Tagert updated members of the Columbus Exchange Club Thursday on state road projects that will make for safer traffic flow in the city and Lowndes County.
People in 36 of Mississippi's 82 counties may not be able to buy health insurance through the new federal online marketplace when it starts enrolling customers in October. Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney says two insurers have announced offerings so far, planning to serve 46 counties.
Starkville's lights will go dark Sunday for the second time since May as Tennessee Valley Authority workers wrap up a project which will improve the city's power grid.
Navistar Defense is suspending production at its plant in West Point.
The Columbus City Council has agreed to take under advisement a request to extend two-hour parking to two rows of spaces located in a lot behind the Front Door/Back Door restaurant on Main Street.
For the past three weeks, the campus of Mississippi University for Women has been filled with 122 upcoming high school juniors and seniors for the annual Mississippi Governor's School. While most teens may be spending the summer relaxing or working part-time jobs, the students at MGS are earning college credit.
Although Tuesday marked the last official meeting for current Starkville board of aldermen, city officials declined to take action on numerous issues, leaving them for the new board to deal with when it convenes for the first time in July.
Installation of a new water main near a mixed-use property on Main Street will soon provide property owners in the area a closer outlet to tap into when installing sprinkler systems.
The Afghan Taliban are ready to free a U.S. soldier held captive since 2009 in exchange for five of their senior operatives imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay as a conciliatory gesture, a senior spokesman for the group said Thursday.
Hopes dimmed for talks aimed at ending the Afghan war when an angry President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday suspended security negotiations with the U.S. and scuttled a peace delegation to the Taliban, sending American officials scrambling to preserve the possibility of dialogue with the militants.
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