Starkville and Oktibbeha County officials are working to deliver a Golden Triangle Development Link-backed project, an almost-$20 million investment for data processing, to the Thad Cochran Research Park.
Elizabeth "Betty" Jane Dice, whose tenure as an art professor at Mississippi University for Women spanned nearly 40 years, died August 22. She was 94.
West Lowndes High School students experienced real world scenarios when they toured a mobile technology lab Friday.
The Clay County Sheriff's Department has arrested two individuals in connection with a home burglary that occurred on Aug. 29 on Mhoon Valley Road in Western Clay County.
They like the idea of public buses. They don't like the idea of bus stop shelters at the intersection of Fifth and Main streets. That's what downtown business owners and residents told the Columbus Historic Preservation Commission during a meeting Thursday. The commission was considering a request from Lawrence Transit System to construct four shelters at that intersection, as well as one at the intersection of 12th and College streets.
Lifelong Lowndes County resident Charlie Smith, now in his 70s, admits he's forgotten a few things about visiting Catfish Alley during his youth. On Thursday, city officials unveiled a monument commemorating the area's rich history as a commercial and cultural hub for African-Americans and a gathering place for all races. The sides of the monument list the names of those who ran restaurants, barber shops, dentist offices, drug stores and entertainment venues during the area's peak eras in popularity and success.
2. CPD opens investigation into alleged Jack's incident COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Thriving neighborhood watches becoming more effective COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Industrial park legal challenge will delay project STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY