The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted 5-2 Tuesday night to override mayor Parker Wisemen's veto of the board's previous decision to fire the city's chief administrative officer, Lynn Spruill.
Columbus councilmen are expected to consider a lease agreement and compensation for J5 Broaddus, the company they hired July 2 as the city's project manager, when they meet 5 p.m. today at the municipal complex.
Golden Triangle Regional Airport will be among several in Mississippi to benefit from a grant approved by U.S. legislators Monday. The U.S. Senate approved the Federal Aviation Administration Modernization and Reform Act, created to facilitate long-term aviation planning by the FAA.
The Columbus Municipal School District will have to wait another two months before it learns if it will receive the help of one of the 24 reading coaches recently approved to help failing districts.
Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors President Orlando Trainer asked fellow supervisors Monday to come to the 9 a.m. Aug. 5 county meeting prepared to discuss a 50-year lease proposal for OCH Regional Medical Center previously offered by Capella Healthcare.
The W has been named as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
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.
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