As part of its "Grand Design 100" strategy, Yokohama Tire Company has a campaign called Forever Forest, a pledge the corporation has made to plant 500,000 trees around each of its worldwide locations by 2017.
A couple of years ago, when Lowndes County road manager Ronnie Burns was driving around near Caledonia doing routine checks, he kept noticing an unusually high number of road signs missing. Someone told Burns a vehicle often parked near the spots where the markers disappeared.
Mississippi is one of the poorest and unhealthiest states in the nation, and its residents will face some of the highest premiums under a health insurance exchange, an online marketplace that will be run by the federal government.
Beginning Tuesday, some Mississippians can sign up for new health insurance policies on the state's federally-run health insurance marketplace.
The process of logistically joining Oktibbeha County's two school systems will be a plan driven by raw numbers and dictated by campus capacity constraints and yet-to-be secured funding for potential construction and renovations.
The Parent Volunteer Fair will be a two hour event at each of the district's nine campuses Monday evening where parents can help teachers in the classroom. The event will also offer educational classes for parents.
Getting back to basics and having plenty of fun while doing it is the top priority at the Mississippi Modern Homestead Center Hobby Farm and Homesteading Fair Saturday in Starkville.
Temporary interim superintendent Edna McGill will continue leading the city school system through the end of next month, despite not receiving a pay raise she asked for. Confusion and tension reigned at a special meeting of the Columbus Municipal School Board Thursday morning.
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4. MUW planning new culinary arts building COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Dudy Noble video board to serve as first step in renovation STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY