The first day of school always means a bit of apprehension. But this year, those fears were of a different nature.
Following dozens of COVID-19 cases among its residents and employees over the past weeks, Trinity Place Retirement Community is now seeing improvements as patients recover and staffing levels rise, Community Outreach Director Rhonda Richardson told Columbus Exchange Club members at Lion Hills Center on Thursday afternoon.
Sissy Watson's family received a package in the mail in mid-July with a label that indicated jewelry was inside. Instead, it "smelled almost like lavender" and contained tiny, oval-shaped seeds, she said.
The Oktibbeha County Emergency Management Agency hopes to add to its dispatch communication equipment to increase the productivity of its remote work, Director Kristen Campanella told the board of supervisors at a special-call budget meeting Thursday morning.
The Clay County Board of Supervisors on Thursday unanimously approved providing an extra $50 in hazard pay to each poll worker working the upcoming special election on Sept. 22 for the vacant Mississippi House of Representatives seat in District 37.
1. MSU rents two Starkville hotels to quarantine students with COVID-19 STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. No injuries in Military Road shooting Wednesday COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. 21 new RV parking spaces coming to Starkville STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Trinity Place Retirement Community says it's recovering after COVID-19 outbreaks COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY