Severstal has resumed operations at its Columbus steel plant following a power outage caused by last week's severe storms, the company said Friday.
Smithville isn't flattened. It's hilly. One week after being assaulted by an EF-5 tornado that left 16 residents dead as of Wednesday, the landscape of the Monroe County town is studded with piles of rubble and debris which have been gathered, swept and bulldozed together.
For the children of Smithville, in Monroe County, the blow from last week's tornado has been particularly hard. Many have lost homes. Some have lost parents, family, friends. Enter the power of the tiara.
Local law enforcement agencies reported these felony arrests.
Dennis J. Erby; Brandt Galloway and Kevin Stafford; Robyn Crossley East.
The search continues for a new superintendent to lead the Columbus Municipal School District following the resignation of former superintendent Dr. Del Phillips last month.
Two local retailers are under renovations, in an attempt to make the stores more shopper friendly and merchandise more accessible.
Sanderson Plumbing Products is closing its plant in Butler and laying off the plant's 50 remaining employees.
The Starkville Police Department began enforcing the city's helmet safety ordinance this week to the tune of $15 per violation.
School board members relaxed the dress code just a bit Tuesday night for students in the Starkville School District.
The Town of Caledonia continued to work towards improving its water and sewer system at Tuesday night's monthly meeting, moving forward with a $1.6 million multi-phase plan to run a pipe from the water treatment plant to the Buttahatchie River in order to meet environmental standards.
A 19-year-old man allegedly shot at and grazed the head of his ex-girlfriend Tuesday as he tried to move out of a North Columbus house.
When nature called Monday, O'Dell Stevenson Carter Jr. answered it -- in the trash can of the room where police were testing him for drunken driving.
If it had been an average Wednesday afternoon, Danny Stephens and his family wouldn't have even been in Tuscaloosa. But April 27, 2011 will never again be remembered as an average Wednesday.
Recent actions by the Starkville School Board drew the criticism of two city aldermen Tuesday night.
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