Dr. Henry L. Laws II, a Columbus native, has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award of The Southeastern Surgical Congress.
Ceco Building Systems President Roger Burlingame announces that Shawnna Romans has joined the Ceco Building Systems division staff as marketing director.
Brunini Grantham Grower & Hewes PLLC has been named as the Benchmark Southern Regional Appellate Law Firm of the Year 2012.
Pryor & Morrow Architects and Engineers, P.A. has announced the promotion of Jose Guadalupe Arellano, AIA as a principal in the Columbus office.
A couple of Lowndes County businesses have been recognized for supporting their employees, who are in service to the country.
Columbus' public works director was criticized Tuesday, when members of the Columbus City Council alleged he misused city property.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood confirmed Tuesday to The Associated Press that he has hired former Attorney General Mike Moore and others to handle the state's claims against BP PLC stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Representatives from Sale Elementary International Studies Magnet School and Mississippi University for Women's College of Education and Human Sciences Wednesday will accept an award from Gov. Phil Bryant for their partnership in the "Kids 'n College" program.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Tuesday night to advertise for a temporary, full-time worker to fill City Building Inspector Ken Honeycutt's position while he is on a leave of absence.
The United States Justice Department is seeking to shut down a tax preparer who runs a business in Columbus.
Ongoing efforts to end the bomb threats plaguing the Columbus Municipal School District have been increased, with a public school safety meeting slated Thursday at 4 p.m. at Brandon Central Services.
Skeletal remains found Feb. 14 in Oktibbeha County have been identified as those of a man who had been missing about 11 years.
Sanderson Plumbing's name is changing once again.
Starkville School District announces the parent of the year.
Gov. Phil Bryant is receiving praise for his decision to revive a Mississippi council to battle potential military base closings.
Columbus Police Department officers are investigating a claim of damaged property.
Classes have resumed at Fairview Elementary following the ninth bomb threat of the year for the city and county school systems. Students were taken to Fairview Baptist Church, where they waited while the premises were searched.
Maybe it's the extra hour of sunlight, slipping through office window blinds and begging workers to come out and play. Maybe it's the sight of wisteria running tangled and wild, knock-kneed calves in the fields, early flowers poking defiant heads above the earth and declaring spring officially sprung. Maybe it's the sneeze-inducing pollen, blowing through the air like Southern pixie dust, speaking of life, growth and Faulkneresque "wet seeds wild in the hot blind earth."
1. Photo of responding MSU officer goes viral STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. City to limit hours for some stores COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY