Columbus extended a helping hand to tornado victims in Choctaw and Yazoo counties, areas which received significant damage from Saturday’s storm system that cut a wide swath of destruction through the state.
A tree dedication ceremony in memory of four Mississippi University for Women students will be held on campus at 2 p.m. Thursday.
While Mississippi was ravaged by storms Saturday afternoon, the Golden Triangle was spared from the brunt of the damage.
Mother Nature put a damper on this year’s Relay for Life event, which was scheduled for Friday at the Magnolia Bowl, due to windy and rainy conditions during the late afternoon and evening hours.
Lowndes County now can borrow money from the Rural Development Association for a longer term, to install infrastructure in the Golden Triangle Regional Global Aerospace Industrial Park, west of the Golden Triangle Regional Airport.
Participating students at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science will get a unique lesson in politics Tuesday when all three Republican candidates for Mississippi’s First Congressional seat debate in Columbus.
Forecasters say Mississippi and Alabama are in store for a round of violent weather tonight and Saturday that could include tornadoes.
New Hope Elementary gave the earth a variety of gifts for its special day.
From comforting patients and lending a listening ear to helping visitors find gifts, Baptist Memorial Hospital–Golden Triangle’s more than 90 volunteers touch lives every day.
It’s been more than three years since the death of 52-year-old Roosevelt Pernell Jr.
The state Department of Employment Security says Mississippi’s unemployment rate was 11.1 percent in March, down from 12.1 percent in February. The rate in Golden Triangle counties also dropped.
Approval of officers and discussion of putting together a Web page were among a few items discussed at Wednesday’s meeting of the Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers.
The following people were arrested on felony charges.
Absentee ballots for the June 1, 2010, Republican primary election are now available in Lowndes County Circuit Clerk Haley Salazar’s office at the Lowndes County Courthouse.
Everyone loves a winner. And the Golden Triangle is home to one member of a globally successful team.
Columbus police said this morning they haven’t developed any new leads on a potential suspect in the fatal shooting at a Columbus nightclub Tuesday night.
Preliminary plans for a soccer complex proposed for the Burns Bottom area are being refined, in anticipation of a May 3 public hearing on the park, which officials say will be a full recreational asset, with opportunities for much more than soccer.
Columbus police said they had no leads this morning on the whereabouts of a man who opened fire inside a nightclub Tuesday night, killing one person and injuring three others.
National Action Network Field Director the Rev. De-Ves Toon will serve as keynote speaker Friday at the Columbus NAN chapter’s Keepers of the Dream Banquet.
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