When Robert Smith decided to run for mayor, he ran on the platform of uniting the community. And with his annual Unity Picnic looming, Smith said it is still one of his goals.
On a typical football Saturday, as many as 50,000 visitors meander through Starkville, many of whom don't know where they are going or how to get there.
East Mississippi Community College's annual celebration of all things artsy returns March 26-29 with the Pine Grove Arts Festival.
With one of the most famous pedigrees in popular music, Wilson Phillips will be bringing their California sun-kissed brand of pop to the MSU Riley Center Sunday, March 25.
Recognized for her contributions to Columbus' Market Street Festival events, former WCBI-TV Promotions Director Susan Bell Thursday was named the recipient of the President's Choice Award at the Columbus Main Street Annual Awards event.
City school officials have had enough.
Nothing brings competitors together like the threat of even bigger competition. Among the crowd of different furniture manufacturing representatives at Mississippi State University's Franklin Furniture Institute on Wednesday, that seemed to be the sentiment. About 75 people from furniture companies, suppliers and industry trade organizations from Mississippi and seven other states met to discuss current challenges.
Local restaurateur John Bean Thursday was recognized for his contributions to the community when he was awarded the Columbus Exchange Club's highest honor, the Golden Book of Deeds.
Attorney General Jim Hood has asked the Mississippi Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling that former Gov. Haley Barbour's late-term pardons were valid.
Investigators with the Columbus Police Department are searching for leads in a Thursday night shooting.
It's the political cure-all for high gas prices: Drill here, drill now.
Only two of Columbus' six City Councilmen were ready to terminate Public Works Director Mike Pratt on Wednesday.
Higgins discusses West Point agreement, development updates
The West Point School District is considering an abstinence-only program for its students, in compliance with a state-mandated directive for all school districts to offer sex education.
Arrests for the week of March 19, 2012.
Prudential Starkville Properties is pleased to announce several awards for outstanding achievement.
The following associates from RE/MAX Partners were recently recognized at a statewide awards luncheon held in Jackson.
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.
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