A statewide interactive video conference Friday will bring experts on genealogical topics to County Extension offices in the Golden Triangle.
Local and private legislation to add three members to the six-member Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau board passed the Mississippi House of Representatives today.
Columbus and Lowndes County are poised for their best year since 2008 in terms of economic development, Columbus-Lowndes Development Link CEO Joe Higgins said Wednesday.
Even in his early career, Tennessee Williams tackled timeless issues plaguing individuals and society.
Starkville officials are expecting increased efficiency to save the city more than the $5,000 fee it has contracted to pay annually for the municipal version of sabermetrics, a method of managing used in professional baseball based on objective statistics.
Ann Palmer, 92, of Columbus, was among a neighborhood group in Memphis, Tenn., to get a first glimpse at an amateur play by Tennessee Williams. It was the summer of 1935, just before Ann Palmer's 16th birthday. Tennessee Williams, then about 25, was in town visiting his grandparents.
A Starkville man out on bond for robbery was picked up again Monday for burglary.
A call to the Oktibbeha County Sheriff Department landed a Starkville man in jail for manufacturing methamphetamines Friday.
Everyone is ready for the opening of Oktibbeha County School District's new central office.
Scams have advanced almost as rapidly as technology, and thousands of Mississippians have been taken in, according to Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley.
Mississippi Public Broadcasting viewers will have an opportunity to relive the sights and sounds of the 2010 Charles Templeton Ragtime Jazz Festival when a special produced by the Mississippi State University Television Center airs March 24.
The military marching cadence of "left, left, left, right left," has probably taken on a whole new meaning for Corp. Matt Parrish, 31, a reserve combat medic for the U.S. Army, who hoofed it through Columbus yesterday as part of his "Trek for Hope."
Residents get the chance to weigh in on the redistricting plan approved by Lowndes County supervisors last week.
The following sentences were handed down in the February term of the Lowndes County Circuit Court.
An extra two months can mean a lot when you're 5. Currently in Mississippi, children must be 5 by Sept. 1 to enter kindergarten in the fall. Recently passed legislation could push that date back to July 1, as early as the 2013-14 school year.
Former city councilman Kamal Karriem, who tested positive for cocaine while on probation in 2008, plans to appeal the revocation of his probation before the state Supreme Court, he said Monday.
The businesses and the technology of tomorrow are both getting a new home in Starkville. Half of Mississippi's congressional delegation was in Starkville on Monday for the groundbreaking on a new 20,000-square-foot building at the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park.
A skeptical crowd was loud enough to push county redistricting back several weeks at Monday's meeting of the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors.
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