The recent decision of the Starkville School District Board of Trustees to direct Superintendent Judy Couey to take administrative leave and her subsequent resignation due to health reasons has created quite the debate about the board's release of information following an executive session about her departure.
I am writing to express my appreciation to The Commercial Dispatch and Frank Phillips YMCA for sponsoring the Possum Town Mile-A-Day Marathon that started on May 1st.
Just wanted to drop a note and let everyone know about a semi trailer set up in front of Southern Family Market in east Columbus taking donations for the tornado victims.
A man travels the world over searching for what he needs, then travels home to find it..... I'm writing this on my phone, running on very little sleep & little light...please excuse..
The Saturday before the Bush tax breaks were extended, we offered a million dollar net taxable income threshold, and they were willing to shut down the government before comprising.
Who was this kid trying to impress? The daughter of a friend is a kindergarten teacher (not around here). One day one of her students brought a knife to school.
In regards to the message placed in The Dispatch by CableOne, concerning the 5-percent franchise fee implemented by the Lowndes County Supervisors.
So much has been said, written and played out about the "Civil" War, many times with "slavery" in the same breath during this 150th year commemoration. Betty Stone got it right.
I've written many letters in the past few years decrying the problems at MUW and shaking my rhetorical fist at those who were in my opinion responsible.
Congress should direct BP fines toward restoration of the Gulf.
I, too, enjoyed the article on the lost art of letter writing, and meant to respond earlier.
How wonderful to think that April has been declared National Letter-Writing Month.
I am the proud owner of an 1890 Victorian home that I personally restored.
Many heartfelt thanks to all of our sponsors.
Planned Parenthood tries to hide behind the pious pose of 'providing health care for women'.
The effort to save Friendship House could not have been possible without the valiant efforts of so many in the community.
I read your "Taming Magby Creek too Costly" editorial in the March 11, paper. It stated that this North Columbus creek, which is actually in East Columbus, is not worth fixing.
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