I disagree will the comments by Charlie Box concerning the four-day work week by the public works in the July 20 issue of the Dispatch. As a local business owner, we benefit from four-day work weeks by simply being able to keep our work trucks off the road for one day, especially during the current recession.
Either I, and others in our community, needs to be educated on how gasoline at the pumps is priced or our local gas stations are price gouging.
I wish more people, young and not-so-young, had Timmy Lind's drive, determination, and focus.
Night Out participants; educators and school officials; George Gerhart; Edward Valibus; Columbus Air Force Base;
Monday afternoon I felt like Harry Dean Stanton in the movie "Paris, Texas."
Someone contacted me a few weeks ago with concerns that an employee's web browser history listed several websites that were not work related.
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.
Roses and Thorns 8-1-2010
Recently there have been several television programs on the Underground Railroad. That was the network established in antebellum times to help escaping slaves make their way to freedom.
The other day someone was talking about the proposed Highway 45 Bypass and how it might not be the great thing everyone seems to think it will be.
On Tuesday, the Columbus Police Department will be sponsoring our Annual National Night Out on Crime Block Parties.
The local economy may be sluggish, but we've been heartened by signs of a pulse lately.
A family member describes Robert Warren Triplett Jr. as a loving father, who would never do anything to hurt Kaila Morris, whom he treated like his own daughter.
Maybe we picked the wrong time to start all these smoking bans. Tobacco's on a roll.
The time has come for alumni, community to leave past behind, again rally around The W
The Columbus Public Works Department moved to a five-day work week this week, a move that comes after City Council members expressed concerns during a retreat last week that the department isn't productive enough.
Columbus City Council; festival organizers; Bryan Brown; Starkville's curfew task force; and Starkville School District
Friday afternoon while waiting on traffic at the intersection of Military Road and Highway 12 John Lancaster takes a call on his cell phone. It's just after 4 o'clock, and, depending on whose thermometer you're looking at, the air outside is triple-digit hot.
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