On Tuesday, voters in Oktibbeha County will go to the polls to decide if the county can sell the county-owned OCH Regional Medical Center. The vote, it is thought, will bring to an end a long and emotionally charged debate.
What was supposed to have been a routine measure to extend Lowndes County's 2-percent restaurant tax has become an unseemly turf war between the city of Columbus and the county.
A Ph.D. candidate in sociology in search of a dissertation might consider examining college football fans for insight into human behavior.
The expression, "It's all about who you know," most often carries a negative connotation, suggesting that relationships often lead to advantages.
On Monday, Elizabeth Abston and Julian Rankin of the Mississippi Museum of Art, unfurled Mississippi's bi-centennial flag during the Hazard Lecture Series at Heritage Academy Elementary School.
Ever year at this time, the Mississippi Department of Education releases its "report cards" for schools and school districts throughout the state.
Aprils and Octobers are distant relatives (calendar-wise, at least), but share common traits.
The story of MUW math professor Dr. Agnes Carino illustrates an important point where medical treatment is concerned.
Americans are fascinated by technology, including automation and robotics. We are also more than a little frightened of it.
Tonight at 6 at the Level III nightclub on Main Street in Starkville, Mississippi District 38 congressional candidate Cheikh Taylor will host the third annual Expungement Forum.
It has been three years since the Columbus Police Department first began equipping its officers with body cameras.
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Monday, at a volleyball game in New Hope, a group of Starkville High School athletes took a knee during the playing of the national anthem.
Over the past few years, the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors has made good use of the dividends produced through the investments on its hospital trust fund.
Often politicians live and move and form their opinions and strategies from like-minded constituents.
Tuesday, the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors opened and reviewed bids by prospective buyers of its county-owned hospital. This comes six weeks ahead of the Nov. 7 election during which voters will decide if the supervisors have permission to sell the hospital.
Before Monday's special-call meeting of the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees meeting, board president Jason Spears said he hoped the meeting -- an open forum on the district's special education program -- would show the district's efforts go beyond "checking the boxes."
There's not much to Mayhew, at least not that first meets the eye.
High-achieving students may be different in myriad ways, but one thing they have in common is keen sense of curiosity.
Tuesday, during the Columbus city council's regular meeting, a personnel matter will be discussed in executive session. Typically, the nature of these personnel matters is a mystery. But in this case, it's the worst-kept secret in town.
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