It is unlikely that Columbus councilmen will consider a proposal to close railroad crossings on Southside this year, but options remain on the table and the situation may be re-addressed in 2014.
Civilian workers at Columbus Air Force Base are back on the job. On Oct. 1, 230 of CAFB's 1,277 civilian workers were immediately furloughed when the federal government shut down over a funding impasse.
Lowndes County supervisors on Monday approved paving the Coretta Street entrance to the Columbus Soccer Complex over Moore's Creek.
The plan moving forward for the Lowndes County School District's proposed vocational school is becoming clearer.
East Mississippi Community College and Oktibbeha County representatives say they're willing to work together on a partnership that would bring a workforce training satellite facility to Starkville.
As economic developers and business representatives shook hands after C Spire announced it will construct a $22 million data-processing facility in Starkville, local leaders trumped up the successful relationship between Oktibbeha County and the Golden Triangle Development Link, and set their sights on the next job-producing investment.
The University of Mississippi says it has not been able to verify reports that athletes led the disruption of a campus play with gay slurs and inappropriate laughter. University officials said earlier that some freshman athletes participated.
The Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau was one of seven tourism entities across the state to receive Research-In-Action awards at the Governor's Conference on Tourism held in late September.
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