The Lowndes County School Board would like you to know that the main reason last summer's school bond issue failed at the polls was because of some truly awful messaging.
Congratulations to Dr. Jim Borsig ... sort of.
When Jon Stewart revealed Tuesday he was leaving the show that made him famous -- Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" -- after 16 years, thoughts turned immediately to his legacy.
Monday evening, Columbus Municipal School District Superintendent Dr. Philip Hickman laid out a new program he hopes will inspire students to stay in school and prompt them to make the connection between school and careers.
Thursday, Brother Rogers, assistant director at the Stennis Center for Public Policy in Starkville, was the guest speaker at the Exchange Club of Columbus.
When Lowndes County Supervisors sold the county hospital it 2006, it produced a $30-million nest egg and a world of temptation.
The life of James Wallace "Jimmy" Garton was celebrated Tuesday at Annunciation Catholic Church in Columbus.
During it's March 3 meeting, the Columbus City Council will make two appointments to the Columbus Municipal School Board of Trustees.
The idea that public business should be conducted in public is an easy concept to grasp and should be an even easier concept to embrace.
Last week, when the Monroe County Sheriff Department announced it had seized some illegal moonshine whiskey in a rural part of county, the prevailing reaction was mild amusement tinged with nostalgia.
For some time now, officials with the Golden Triangle Development LINK have been stressing the importance of making sure our schools prepare students for the 21st century workplace.
Figures compiled by the Columbus Police Department revealed 28 police incident reports at Club Hiedi Ho in 2014.
Monday night, the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees got the final tally of what it cost the district to replace one set of new textbooks for another.
The continuing controversy over the city of Starkville's polices regarding its LGBT residents touches on a subject that goes far beyond the city.
For a full year now, the Starkville Board of Aldermen have been going back and forth on policies which affect the city's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
The Trotter Convention Center will soon be open for business.
In January and February, there are two federal holidays -- Martin Luther King Jr. Day and President's Day.
Clearly, the college football season is far too long.
The New Year has not yet arrived, although we can see it poking its head up just beyond the horizon.
Tomorrow will be the last day of 2014. How you view the year depends largely on what happened on a personal level.
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