A Lowndes County supervisor's request that the board change an ordinance so the county could haul debris off a property owner's land led to a debate over communication between county leaders on Tuesday.
Fourteen-year Renon Lane resident John Prevost has been advocating a solution to make the intersection of his road and Buck Egger Road in Caledonia safer almost as long as he's lived there. Anything that can be done to curb speeding and the high potential for car accidents is needed, he said.
During a recent listening session, members of the public urged the Commission on Starkville Consolidated School Structure to get down to brass tacks and begin substantial discussions on the pending city-county school merger.
President Barack Obama is heading into the lion's den of Russia, confronting Syria's key patron as well as foreign leaders skeptical of his call for an international military strike against Bashar Assad's government.
Two firms will watch over Lowndes County's $30 million nest egg for a 30-month trial period. After a day of hearing presentations from three financial consulting companies, the Lowndes County Reserve and Trust Fund Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to select Stephens Capital Management and Renasant Wealth Management to manage and invest the money from the county's hospital sale.
Three Columbus council members are going to a Washington, D.C., conference later this month, but a dispute over whether taxpayers should pay for the trip took place during Tuesday's city council meeting.
A Lowndes County man was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in prison after pleading to sexual battery and armed robbery.
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