Local electricity distributors are adapting to changes coming from the Tennessee Valley Authority. And the electric departments in Columbus and Starkville are ahead of the game.
California-based Calisolar is expected to begin construction in May on a new silicon plant at the GTR Global Industrial Aerospace Park. And employee layoffs in Sunnyvale, Calif., will not affect the company's plans to build near the Golden Triangle Regional Airport, Calisolar CEO Terry Jester said Wednesday.
Sometimes, she has trouble finding a parking spot. Other times, she can't quite grab what she's reaching for. To an able-bodied person, these moments are nothing more than a slight inconvenience.
Those driving over the bridge on Harris Road in the Sessums community will have to take a detour as work starts on repairing faulty supports.
The man accused of stabbing two doughnut-shop employees in May is scheduled for trial during the January term of Oktibbeha County Circuit Court. George Johnson, 21, of Weir, is accused of entering Shipley Do-Nuts on May 31 and cutting the throat of a female employee and stabbing a male employee multiple times.
Before Amber Chamblee started her freshman year at Starkville Academy, she feared the school wouldn't offer the elective she most looked forward to taking. Chamblee, along with freshmen Jamie Anthony and Janiece Pigg, had been learning the ins and outs of photography since they were seventh-graders.
JACKSON -- A Hinds County judge will hear arguments from Attorney General Jim Hood who is challenging dozens of pardons issued by former Gov. Haley Barbour.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville School District's Walter Gonsoulin is one of four in-state semifinalists and one of five for the vacant superintendent job at Starkville. The Starkville schools board of trustees released Friday a list of semifinalists -- the first time names have been revealed during the search -- and announced its plans for interviews. "I don't want to say too much right now, but I will say I'm extremely thankful for the board's interest in me," Gonsoulin said following Friday's meeting. "I'm really looking forward to the interview process."
STARKVILLE -- Oktibbeha County sheriff's deputies are looking for a man in connection with the assault and robbery of a woman at a restaurant Thursday.
STARKVILLE -- The vice president of the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors said residents will support tax increases for public projects they can have input on.
The following people were arrested on felony charges from Jan. 2 to Jan. 15, according to the Oktibbeha County jail. Unless otherwise noted, the sheriff's department made the arrests.
St. Patrick and his power to banish snakes are needed after the Starkville Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday against a measure that would have resolved flooding and creepy-crawly issues along Northside Drive by the end of this year.
The Board of Aldermen debated establishing a litter program at its weekend retreat, but members took no action.
"It makes no difference where you stand, as long as you stand." The powerful words of Monica Banks echoed through the blocks of downtown Monday during the Oktibbeha County branch of the NAACP's Martin Luther King Jr. Day March and Rally, which concluded with a ceremony outside the county courthouse.
Seconds into William F. Winter's speech Monday at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Breakfast, the former governor asked the hundreds in attendance an obvious but sometimes obscure question.
After nearly three months of discussion and tweaks, the Starkville Board of Aldermen could vote tonight to rezone areas of downtown and Highway 182.
OKTIBBEHA COUNTY -- Minutes can affect rescue and make a difference in property loss when fighting fires.
As an orchestral drummer and recording artist, Marv Dahlgren knows the power of music. Whether it was songs denouncing the United States' involvement in the Vietnam War during the 1960s and '70s, or megastar collaborations to fight world hunger and poverty -- particularly in Africa -- in the '80s, Dahlgren, 87, has seen it all.
STARKVILLE -- These days, elementary school students are learning more about environmental science than going to the local dairy farm. Through the Youth Environmental Science Learning Center at Henderson Ward Stewart School, fourth- and fifth-grade students have a weeklong block each school year to supplement what they get from their textbooks.
Twenty-one inmates who received pardons or other reprieves from former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour remain in custody until a court battle is resolved over whether Barbour properly handled their orders to go free.
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