Columbus Municipal School District is moving its alternative school, testing department and special education portion of the office of federal programs from central office to Hunt.
Reed's of Starkville was one of 90 stores worldwide -- and one of approximately 30 non-chain retailers -- selected to host the unveiling of a new TOMS product line Tuesday.
At the end of a 2 1/2 hour meeting Tuesday night, the Starkville School District board of trustees voted unanimously to move their meetings from the traditional boardroom at the Greensboro Center to the auditorium beginning with the board's July 5 meeting.
Over the past year, the city of Columbus and Lowndes County have put their focus and their money toward quality of life projects, specifically involving recreation.
In 2010, Community Counseling Services helped 1,851 individuals in Lowndes County, or 3.25 percent of the population, with mental health or drug and alcohol dependence.
A 26-year-old illegal immigrant has been charged with sexually abusing a 16-year-old female relative at his Lowndes County residence.
The City Council voted Tuesday against reappointing local restaurateur John Bean to the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau, instead picking the manager of the Wendy's on Highway 182 for the position.
The Caledonia Days festival will look a little different this year, but the primary focus will remain the same, organizer Jackie Savage told the Caledonia Board of Aldermen during last night's meeting.
The Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority has increased its facility rental rate, adding in the cost of a North Atlantic Security officer to open and close the buildings.
In a year rife with Columbus police-involved collisions, the City Council handed down its harshest sentence so far this year Tuesday.
An Oktibbeha County man is in jail for hitting a woman in the head with a tire iron. Jimmy Hudson, 61, of 1399 Outlaw Road, is in the Oktibbeha County Jail without bond charged with aggravated assault.
Redistricting plan won't be approved by Justice Department in time for August primary, consultant says
The man who drowned Monday at a Starkville motel has been identified.
District 2 Supervisor Orlando Trainer questioned the structure of Oktibbeha County's government Monday.
Former Starkville High School principal is finally free to speak about what lead up to her 2009 resignation, and the story she told is one of harassment.
The new grading policy makes weekly tests count for 25 percent of the grade, daily in-class work and homework assignments count as 50 percent and the nine-week test count as 25 percent. There will also be no grade lower than a 55 given for the first nine weeks.
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