Starkville's chapter of Parents for Public Schools and the Starkville Foundation for Public Education launched a 10-point pledge to improve countywide education and promote one of the area's top issues Tuesday in hopes of re-sparking awareness before Thursday's first public hearing on consolidation is held.
The Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors approved next year's budget Monday, which establishes grant amounts for local festivals and does away with tourism grants.
A former Columbus businessman will be forced to serve a five-year sentence less than five months after being placed on unsupervised probation, a move that sparked a firestorm of criticism. Alan Redden received the sentence Monday after admitting that he violated his probation by assaulting a child.
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