A special-call Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Thursday is linked to an internal city investigation, sources close to the situation confirmed Tuesday.
A rift that has simmered through at least two meetings over consolidation finances emerged Tuesday when committee members Lewis Holloway and Orlando Trainer verbally sparred over how to fund county renovations and the future of joint Starkville-Oktibbeha school tax rates.
Caledonia Water Superintendent Benny Coleman is planning on retiring early next year and the Board Of Aldermen is taking steps to find his replacement.
The executive director of the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau makes $80,000 a year, but one member of the CVB's board of directors is questioning the legality of that salary.
For the first 11 weeks of the current school year, students at Columbus High School did not have a textbook they could take home. As of Monday, that problem has been remedied, however.
Data from the three Golden Triangle cities shows Starkville recorded its highest ever sales tax collection month while Columbus's collections were down slightly and West Point experienced a modest gain.
Starkville Police Chief David Lindley confirmed the aggravated DUI case against Sawyer Tomas Steede, 18, of Lucedale, was continued until Feb. 5.
Many officials predicted C Spire's $22 million investment would spur other local initiatives, but Oktibbeha County Economic Development Authority President Jack Wallace told supervisors Monday that economic developers are in the process of trying to land the area's next big investment. Wallace delivered his remarks while presenting his agency's $766,430 budget to the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors. OCEDA's budget was previously approved by the Starkville Board of Aldermen last week.
Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors President Orlando Trainer confirmed plans are in the works to bring together the county governing board and the Starkville Board of Aldermen together for at least one strategic planning session.
SPARKS, Nev. -- Students at a Nevada middle school were filing off buses and reuniting with friends on the playground after a weeklong vacation when the pop of gunfire shattered the morning calm. Children fled the campus for their lives before the first bell rang.
Lowndes County supervisors accepted a bid from Weathers Construction on Monday to renovate the spec building that will house a CalStar plant.
The Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors revisited a proposed strategic destination plan Monday during its monthly meeting and will likely vote on adopting it next month.
The Columbus Municipal School District has a new Chief Financial Officer, but there's still no resolution to who will serve as superintendent beyond October.
The Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors will revisit its strategic plan today at 4 p.m.
A Columbus woman is urging other local women to band together and help a generation on the other side of the world.
With one out of every eight women being diagnosed with cancer in her lifetime, doctors are encouraging women to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
KiOR, which announced last month its intention to build a second biorefinery in Columbus, has secured the funding it needs to move forward with the plan.
There will be opportunities for Columbus Light & Water to pick up some of what it lost when industrial customers such as Omnova closed their facilities. It's just going to take time.
A "handful" of sanitary sewage overflows may turn out to be a "big deal" for Columbus Light & Water.
A local organization is taking a stand against bullying by educating young students.
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2. 'Stan the Man' retires COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Boys and Girls Club ready for first off-site program COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Consultant brings fresh eyes to short-staffed CPD COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. 2 MSU employees apply for Turner's school board seat STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY