Starkville aldermen are expected to amend Tuesday's board agenda to include a vote on Mayor Parker Wiseman's veto of chief administrative officer Lynn Spruill's termination despite its absence from the official plan.
Sturgis will soon hire a new police chief, assistant chief and officer to recently vacated, part-time positions, Mayor Walter Turner confirmed Friday.
Columbus Light and Water Department General Manager Todd Gale said Tennessee Valley Authority officials have scheduled a conference call for July 31 with all of its distributors -- one day before the regional power agency's 60-day deadline to announce any rate changes.
The Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday to be followed by its annual retreat, where members will discuss the budget for the upcoming fiscal year as well as a strategic plan.
Prince William's wife, Kate, is in the early stages of labor in a private wing of a central London hospital, palace officials said Monday. It is a historic moment for the British monarchy -- the couple's first child will become third in line for the British throne, after Prince Charles and William, and should eventually become king or queen.
Mississippi's attempt to create the nation's first statewide emergency broadband network has come to a halt. The state's Wireless Communications Commission voted last week to freeze construction on the $56 million project, which is nearly 80 percent complete.
Every year, the Mississippi auditor's office cites a handful of circuit and chancery clerks for overpaying themselves.
For thousands of years, farmers have studied the sky, wondering when the next rain will fall. This growing season, Lowndes County farmers haven't had to do much wondering.
Columbus sales tax receipts for this month are up $17,330.92 from last July, ending a string of eight months where collections were down.
Technological advances in computer hardware and software have so come fast and furious over the past decades that they've even carved out a place in our language with idioms like "There's an app for that."
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