The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau voted Monday to name Project Manager Nancy Carpenter its interim executive director.
Doves were released on Monday at Union Cemetery after the funeral of Traveres R. Malone Jr., held at Lee Middle School.
Drooping pants may or may not come up tonight. Ward 5 Councilman Kabir Karriem is mulling the possibility of bringing a proper attire ordinance aimed at sagging pants before the city council.
The battle over sidewalks is set to resume tonight in City Hall.
A south Mississippi animal shelter says the number of pet owners leaving their animals at the facility has increased as more Mississippians lose their jobs or homes amid the sluggish economy.
We hesitate to ever recommend getting out of bed in the wee hours of a cold winter night to go outside and look up at the sky. But everything we hear and read about the total eclipse of the moon that's going to be visible across all of North America suggests it's going to be one of those celestial events that are worth checking out.
The Starkville Police Department is searching for a man who used a metal pipe to rob the Down the Hatch convenience store this weekend on Russell Street.
After prison, all too many women return to their old drug- and alcohol-infused lives. It's easier. And when they're broke and homeless, shunned by employers, they have precious few other options.
It's not a felony in Mississippi to set a dog on fire or to grind up glass and mix it into a cat's food. Some legislators, including Democratic Sen. Bob Dearing of Natchez, have tried for several years to strengthen the state laws against the torture and maiming of dogs and cats, only to see bills pass the Senate and die in the House.
Robert "Bull" Sullivan has been called the "toughest coach there ever was." The former East Mississippi Junior College football coach was known to line his players up on the edge of a snake- and alligator-infested pond for drills, order them to attend 2 a.m. practice sessions and play their way through aches and pains that would sideline many opponents.
Downtown West Point is only a few blocks from Highway 45 Alternate, but many motorists who pass through the Golden Triangle's northernmost city don't pull off the busy thoroughfare to see local attractions.
On Thursday the board of directors of the American Institute of Architects named Robert Ivy its new CEO. Ivy, who grew up in Columbus and for a time practiced architecture here, is editor and chief of Architectural Record.
Victims of the Nov. 29 tornado in Starkville have until Feb. 7 to apply for disaster recovery loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration, but the Administration's local Disaster Loan Outreach Center only will be open for two more days.
Millions of boxes are flying and rolling around the country as online sales rule the holiday season.
The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors may shrink from eight members to six before inflating to nine.
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