Sex education in area schools consists of a unit on the subject in health class. And any speakers visiting schools to broach the subject, preach abstinence-until-marriage messages.
Concerned future interest rates may get out of hand, the Columbus City Council passed a resolution to lock in an interest rate on $9 million worth of debt Thursday.
Parking fines for the city of Columbus have nearly doubled, effective this past Wednesday.
A book more than eight decades in the writing is approaching its final chapter.
City officials are working with Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann to revitalize multiple areas of Columbus.
Caledonia aldermen voted 4-1 Tuesday against giving 3 percent raises to all 11 town employees.
When Frank Upton became a Columbus firefighter about 26 years ago, he was fighting fires almost daily.
Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says preliminary census data shows a 3 percent reduction in population in Lowndes County.
There's good news and bad. The good news: The headless horseman may have to look outside of Lowndes County for his traditional pumpkin wear. The bad news: Fall and Halloween fanatics also may have to forego locally grown pumpkins.
Columbus police found two pistols on a 22-year-old convicted felon early Wednesday after he fired shots, then ran from officers.
By noon on Wednesday, more than 1,000 people had come through the doors at Mississippi University for Women's Pohl gymnasium, looking for work.
A former New Hope High school principal and a beloved past baseball coach say a personal vendetta led to their firings.
Cadence's about-face on Wednesday, agreeing to be scooped up by a private investment firm one week after it had already agreed to be bought by Trustmark, is a positive outcome for the Starkville and Columbus communities.
The pending sale of Cadence Bank to Community Bancorp will result in the retention of the Cadence name, local bank branches and jobs, but the same executives who have come under fire recently for the downfall of the company appear to be on track to keep their positions.
Jerry Host, president and chief operating officer of Trustmark National Bank, said this afternoon he didn't know why Cadence Bank canceled a deal between the two for Trustmark to acquire Cadence.
Frequently asked questions distributed by Cadence to the media Wednesday.
Municipal Court Judge Curtis Austin, a giant of the community who was one of the first African Americans to serve on the Columbus City Council and as a lawyer and judge in Columbus, died this morning in Birmingham, Ala. He was 60.
The Columbus City Council filled three open spots on the City Planning Commission Tuesday, but it may revisit one appointment in the near future.
Israel's infrastructure minister said he was pleased with the quality of workers he met Tuesday while touring an Israeli-owned factory in Mississippi.
Mississippi is poised to become a nationwide leader in renewable energy production.
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