The Columbus Air Force Base increased its payroll and annual expenditures in the 2009 fiscal year, pumping $287 million into the local economy, according to an economic impact report released Friday.
When the temperature rises in August so, too, does snake activity.
The Columbus Country Club is back in the black after paying off back taxes, catching up on loan payments, eliminating six staff positions and slicing rates and expenses.
Take-home pay for 56 chancery clerks in Mississippi topped $100,000 in 2009, according to an annual report from the state auditor's office.
Someone contacted me a few weeks ago with concerns that an employee's web browser history listed several websites that were not work related.
The Kroger has teamed up with Shell to enable customers in the greater Jackson, Columbus, Tupelo, Laurel and Hattiesburg areas to earn fuel savings at the pump, using their Kroger Plus Card.
Earlier this year I taught a beginner-level class on social media through MUW's Department of Continuing Education. Though he has been involved in the development of modern computers and was teaching a computer history class through the same program, Claude Simpson enrolled in my class for an update on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
Over the past few weeks, we've been exploring the various ways the Internet has changed our daily lives.
BP gas station owners across the country are divided over whether the oil giant stained by its handling of the Gulf spill should rebrand U.S. outlets as Amoco or another name as part of its effort to repair the company's badly damaged reputation.
Officers of the United Way of Lowndes County kicked off an annual corporate fundraising campaign Thursday at the Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle Outpatient Pavilion.
The Mississippi Department of Mental Health has asked four facilities to develop contingency closing plans by the end of August in case the Legislature doesn't provide adequate funding in the next fiscal year.
Area retailers are getting ready for Mississippi's second annual tax-free shopping weekend.
The city of Starkville could soon become a Mississippi Main Street community, which would give the city additional tools to promote economic development downtown.
A member of the Odenville fire department was placed on administrative leave after two premature stillborn infants were flushed down a toilet.
Regional banker Trustmark Corp. nearly doubled its second-quarter profit through the combination of more revenue and reductions in problem loans, the company reported.
The St. Clair County sheriff says a grand jury will review an investigation that turned up the bodies of two premature infants that had been flushed down a toilet.
A package addressed from "Grandpa Henderson" in San Diego, Calif., to "Grandma Henderson" in Talladega, Ala., wasn't ordinary mail, and it wasn't picked up by any grandmother.
CALEDONIA -- Henry I. Collins pinches the blade of his jackknife and pulls it open. He sticks it in the watermelon in front of him and cuts it lengthwise. The two halves split with a crisp, satisfying crunch and roll with the seeds up.
Savings through cutting costs and an improving loan portfolio helped Starkville-based Cadence Financial Corp. report a healthier second quarter compared to last year, but the bank holding company still posted a net loss for the period.
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