Residents of the Masonic subdivision in East Columbus listened to Mississippi Emergency Management officials with frustration and cautious interest Thursday night as they explored a flood mitigation program which would not alleviate their problems but could offer escape.
A day-long series of public forums Thursday brings Mississippi University for Women one step closer to choosing its new president.
Tractor Supply Co. is the latest addition to Columbus' retail market. The farm and ranch supply store is building a new store on Highway 45 North, just north of Creekstone Chevron.
The number of Mississippi homes being sold in some stage of foreclosure has dropped sharply over the past year.
David Gee; Dr. Marvin Lishman; Chase Frazure; Premier Ford Lincoln; and John Acker
Marriages and divorces Aug. 6-20
Building permits Aug. 16-Aug. 24
Relatives and bystanders stood in shock this morning as the body of a resident was carried from his Second Street South home.
STARKVILLE -- While eight Democratic election candidates in Oktibbeha County had to campaign for two primary cycles, their Republican counterparts breathed easy knowing they'd clinched a spot in November.
The Starkville Police Department is looking for one juvenile and has another in custody in connection with two break-ins at Armstrong Middle School.
Nearly three dozen community leaders showed up at Mississippi University for Women's first in a day-long series of public forums designed to elicit feedback on the qualities the campus and community want to see in the college's next president.
Severstal Columbus, a steel plant in the Lowndes County industrial park, is in the middle of litigation with its former metal brokerage company.
Sixteenth Circuit Court judges have processed several cases during the current session of court in Lowndes County. The session began on last Monday and continues through Sept. 2.
STARKVILLE -- Renewable energy is often the elephant in the room when thinking of solutions to reduce dependence on foreign oil for everyday transportation. Gas-electric hybrids, electric and hydrogen fuel systems have been developed over the years, but the solution to mass-production hasn't yet been found.
STARKVILLE -- Hopefully, rain won't threaten the Friday night boogie this year. The second annual Downtown Block Party, the first installment of the 2011 New South Weekends events, will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Sept. 23, the night before Mississippi State University hosts Louisiana Tech.
STARKVILLE -- There'll be a new sheriff in Oktibbeha County next year. Steve Gladney outlasted Dolph Bryan 2,753 votes to 2,322 in Tuesday's Democratic primary runoff and will face lone Republican candidate Rudy Johnson in November.
The case of a Lowndes County math teacher accused of sexual battery has been continued until the next session of Lowndes County Circuit Court in December.
1. Ex-office manager arrested for embezzlement COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY