That jarring pothole on the way to work could soon be replaced by a fresh sheet of paving. The City Council has approved the list of 70 roads that will be paved, striped or repaired this year by Falcon Contracting at a cost of $2,227,872.
The controversial purchase of city sludge disposal land was put on hold Wednesday, when the nearly $1 million contract between the Light and Water board and a local developer expired.
Friday's episode of "Hometown Renovations" on the Home and Garden Television cable network will have a decidedly local flavor.
The city of West Point announced Wednesday they will convert eight 2009 Ford Crown Victoria police cruisers for the use of propane auto gas.
Starkville School District board president Keith Coble said it was a financial compromise to settle former high school principal Kathi Wilson's lawsuit against the district, not an admission of guilt.
Starkville is a small step closer to the "Bullyvard." As a consent agenda item, the Starkville Board of Aldermen agreed Tuesday to seek a $400,000 U.S. Department of Transportation grant to be spent on conceptual planning for renovating Highway 12 around the intersection of Russell Street.
CAMP SHELBY -- Two Air Force Reserve cadets were taken to a hospital by ambulance and 75 others by bus after a lightning strike Wednesday at a southern Mississippi military training base, a spokeswoman said.
Columbus and Lowndes County building permits April 26 - May5
Columbus Municipal School District is moving its alternative school, testing department and special education portion of the office of federal programs from central office to Hunt.
Reed's of Starkville was one of 90 stores worldwide -- and one of approximately 30 non-chain retailers -- selected to host the unveiling of a new TOMS product line Tuesday.
At the end of a 2 1/2 hour meeting Tuesday night, the Starkville School District board of trustees voted unanimously to move their meetings from the traditional boardroom at the Greensboro Center to the auditorium beginning with the board's July 5 meeting.
Over the past year, the city of Columbus and Lowndes County have put their focus and their money toward quality of life projects, specifically involving recreation.
In 2010, Community Counseling Services helped 1,851 individuals in Lowndes County, or 3.25 percent of the population, with mental health or drug and alcohol dependence.
A 26-year-old illegal immigrant has been charged with sexually abusing a 16-year-old female relative at his Lowndes County residence.
The City Council voted Tuesday against reappointing local restaurateur John Bean to the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau, instead picking the manager of the Wendy's on Highway 182 for the position.
The Caledonia Days festival will look a little different this year, but the primary focus will remain the same, organizer Jackie Savage told the Caledonia Board of Aldermen during last night's meeting.
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