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Lawmakers leave Capitol without resolving budget

Posted 3/27/2010 in Business

Mississippi lawmakers on Saturday finished a big chunk of their work for the three-month session by passing final versions of bills that would make general changes to state laws.



New bridges to aid Lowndes steel industry expansion

Posted 3/27/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

In troubled economic times, what Lowndes County needs is a bridge over busy waters. Or better yet, two bridges. At no cost locally. And for a Columbus contractor to win the job just as a Lowndes County industry expands.


Highlands Plantation owners fund road repaving

Posted 3/27/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The streets of the Highlands Plantation resort community have been in disrepair for years. The roadways have deteriorated, potholes have grown deeper and discontent among residents has left the community’s homeowners struggling to find renters, Highlands Plantation Home Owners Association President Jay Bradley said.

VIDEO: Annual Friends of the Library sale goes by the book

Posted 3/27/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

On a warm Saturday afternoon, a small but steady crowd browsed shelves and tables lined with books in Leigh Mall during the Friends of the Library annual book sale to benefit the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.

Road dedication: A 'Happy' welcome to Air Force base

Posted 3/27/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

When people arrive at the entrance of Columbus Air Force Base, they will receive a welcome from Happy Irby in the form of the newly-named George “Happy” Irby Parkway.


Lowndes County school district honors parents of the year

Posted 3/27/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lowndes County School District last month honored its school-level parents of the year.



Federal grants aid Starkville, Columbus airports

Posted 3/27/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus-Lowndes Airport and George M. Bryan Field in Starkville are two of the more than 30 state airport facilities getting grants from an $8.6 million federal Airport Improvement Program.



Starkville Now: How should they move forward? (link)

Posted 3/26/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County



Group stresses need for early education

Posted 3/26/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A need has been identified in Mississippi that affects education, business and economics. Awareness of the need is nothing new, but a deeper understanding of its impact has spurred a group of business and education leaders to hit the road and spread the word.


Simple tricks to making your home more energy efficient and spring ready

Posted 3/26/2010 in Business

Spring is more than a change from the chill of winter to warmer temperatures. It also provides homeowners a chance to change the look of their home and make it more energy efficient.


Court amnesty program total up to $330,000

Posted 3/26/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

With the April 30 deadline approaching for the city’s amnesty program for outstanding municipal court fines, the numbers continue to grow — both in the number of warrants served, and the amount of fines being collected.



Earth Hour set for this weekend

Posted 3/26/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The city of Starkville is joining a global environmental initiative this weekend by turning off all non-essential lights in city buildings and encouraging citizens to do the same at home.



Scholarship helps woman learn English   

Posted 3/26/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

STARKVILLE — Mahnaz Wahidi has been given a chance to achieve her educational dreams through a local scholarship fund.   



AG wants more time to study health care law before filing suit

Posted 3/25/2010 in Business

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said Thursday he needs more time to evaluate a new federal health care law before deciding whether to challenge it in court.


Lowndes United Way makes gains during down economy

Posted 3/25/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

It was a good year for the United Way of Lowndes County. Despite a sluggish economy, the 55-year-old community service umbrella organization managed to raise $20,000 more than last year’s campaign total, and Allocation Chair Stewart Stafford says it will provide near-level funding to its 18 nonprofit agencies. But money is only half the story, so the United Way threw a party Wednesday to thank its better half.

Administrator touts Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway’s impact

Posted 3/25/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus has done a good job in using the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway to benefit industry and other elements, said Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority Administrator Mike Tagert.


Woman arrested for hitting man with car

Posted 3/25/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus woman was arrested Wednesday night by Columbus police for her role in an afternoon hit-and-run incident on 20th Street North.



Leadership group raising funds for domestic violence shelter

Posted 3/25/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Tucked away, just off the road at a secret location in Lowndes County, is a large white home.



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