In a few days, the United States will observe Black History Month, a time when the nation reflects on its past and notes the progress we have made in race relations.
To call art a tourism-generator, which Mississippi Senate Bill 2611 would do, is correct.
Today, we inaugurated a new president, and, as it is with every new administration, there will be changes.
During Tuesday's meeting, the Columbus City council voted to hire a consultant to examine ways the Columbus Police Department can be more effective in fighting crime.
The Mississippi Legislature reached a deadline Monday.
Closing in on his first year as Columbus Police Chief, Oscar Lewis has often made reference to his Christian faith, beginning during his interview for the job last January.
To the casual observer, Mississippi University for Women might seem a redundancy, and a small one at that.
The official campaign for the Mother Goose endowment at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library ended Saturday, with "Goose's Grand Gala" at the Trotter Center.
This week, two events -- seemingly unrelated opened a window on what we used to -- and how we might recapture it as well.
As the year comes to a close, most us will likely view 2016 with ambivalence -- a mixture of good and bad, as is common with most years. We got enough of each to look forward to 2017 with guarded optimism.
The 2017 election season begins locally almost as soon as the new year.
Christmas has arrived. We know this not by a simple glance at the calendar, of course.
Generally, Columbus city council meetings are attended by familiar faces, a small group of citizens who regularly monitor the meetings and, on occasion, speak during the citizens' input portion.
On some issues, there is no avoiding controversy and the inevitable wounds that go with them.
There was a time, not too long ago, when employee benefits were almost always taken for granted.
Tuesday the Starkville-Oktibbeha School District Board of Trustees and representatives of the consulting firm it hired in November hashed out a game plan for finding a new school superintendent.
It's been a tough year for music lovers. We have lost some many of the artists who provided the soundtrack to our lives.
It was standing room only at the Chancery Courthouse Tuesday in Starkville as residents turned out for a public hearing on the fate of Oktibbeha County Hospital Regional Medical Center.
In the days leading up to Sunday's "60 Minutes" broadcast, folks in the Golden Triangle were understandably apprehensive.
Thursday afternoon, Columbus city and police department officials held a press conference at the municipal complex to address the crime situation in the city, most notably a surge in homicides this year.
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