Drake E. Bassett has been hired as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Palmer Home for Children.
Phyllis Enis has received the International Sterling Society designation award.
Lenore L. Prather of Columbus will be inducted into the 2012 University of Mississippi School of Law Alumni Hall of Fame during Law Alumni Weekend at the Inn at Ole Miss.
Wendy Tate, director of nursing at Mississippi HomeCare of Eupora, has been named the national Servant Leader of the Year by LHC Group, one of the nation's leading providers of post-acute care services.
Fourteenth Chancery District Judge H. Jim Davidson Jr. of Columbus has been named Fellow of the Mississippi Bar Foundation.
It's hard to tell how he's going to react. The good days are very good, but the bad days are so awful she wants to crawl in bed and cry.
The city's chief financial officer, Mike Bernsen, Tuesday told the Columbus City Council of an increase in sales tax paid in February.
The Mississippi State Board of Education has approved a state takeover of the Aberdeen school district.
If a tree falls in the forest and a new kind of machine strips it of its limbs and bark in one swift operation, does it make a sound?
Of the numerous questions Lowndes County Sheriff Mike Arledge fields daily, "How many deputies do you have?" seems to be the most prevalent. Arledge had the opportunity Thursday to answer the question in a public setting, hopefully satisfying the curious, if even for a moment.
All was quiet at Sale Elementary International Studies Magnet School Wednesday afternoon. Principal Nancy Bragg walked past empty classrooms, past the newly mopped cafeteria, and down a hallway as silent as a lazy summer's day.
The Columbus City Council Wednesday began discussions on redistricting the city's six wards, during a specially called meeting at which Mayor Robert Smith was absent and Vice Mayor and Ward 6 Councilman Bill Gavin presided.
The Mississippi Board of Education is likely to vote Friday for the state to take over the Aberdeen school district.
4-County Electric Power Association customers in southern Lowndes and northern Noxubee counties this month will face three planned power outages.
Some of the area's leading manufacturers and economic developers Wednesday were recognized, during the 23rd Annual Salute to Industry Luncheon at East Mississippi Community College.
Aberdeen voters have returned Cecil Belle to the mayor's office.
The Starkville Board of Alderman Tuesday faced a couple of delicate matters associated with the city's continued growth - downtown parking and redistricting.
More than 40,000 people are expected to descend upon Mississippi State University and Starkville this weekend, as the city will play host to both Super Bulldog Weekend and the Cotton District Arts Festival.
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