Local officials claim 'potential for problems' if Initiative 65 passes

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Local officials voiced their opposition to the proposed Initiative 65, a state constitutional amendment that would legalize medical marijuana, in a meeting at Lowndes County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday.

Business Moves with Mary: Boardtown Pizza and Pints opens in Starkville

Posted yesterday in Business

For Tyler Klaas it's been busy lately. He tied the knot with his wife and opened a restaurant in Starkville, all in two weeks. "All during a pandemic and a hurricane," he laughed.

Supes to consider changes to garbage billing, vicious dog ordinance

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Oktibbeha County supervisors will consider a proposed policy for collecting unpaid garbage bills at Monday's meeting after discussing it at length during a work session on Wednesday.



Lowndes County Building Permits Oct. 28, 2020

City of Columbus Building Permits Oct. 19-23, 2020

Dinosaurs Mark Leonard, 10, and his brother, David, 8, won't be trick-or-treating this year. Instead, the Columbus brothers will attend a small party after attending a Saturday night wedding.

A different kind of Halloween: COVID fears likely to mean fewer trick-or-treaters, parties

SOCSD leads area school districts in COVID-19 cases

Aldermen likely to request state funding to relocate library

Police investigate shooting in north Columbus

Mississippi mayor challenges medical marijuana initiative

Two arrested for felony domestic violence in separate shootings

Suspect ignites mop to swipe Lowe's pressure washer

Absentee voting up more than 50 percent from 2016 in Golden Triangle



Arrest report for 10-27-20

Mississippi governor's mask mandate expands to 16 counties

10 shot, 2 fatally, at post-funeral gathering in Mississippi

Monday Profile: After world record, West Point tattoo artist focuses on making clients happy

Dan Camp, 'Mayor of the Cotton District,' passes at age 79

Analysis: Mississippi Senate race draws outside attention

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Mississippi State coach Emory Bellard, left, and Alabama coach Paul 'Bear' Bryant, far right, meet at midfield after the Bulldogs toppled the Tide 6-3 on Nov. 1, 1980, at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson.

'When World War II ended, it wasn't as big a headline as we had today': Revisiting Mississippi State's 1980 upset of No. 1 Alabama

DJ Jackson set to lead Columbus High girls basketball in title defense

Prep football capsules: New Hope aims to slow down West Point

What MHSAA realignment for 2021-22, 2022-23 school years means for local prep football and basketball

'It was his time': Former Starkville assistant Ray Westerfield finding success at Kemper County as first-year head coach

For Starkville Academy football, Simpson County Academy poses first playoff test

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Our View: Closing the barn door after the cows have gotten out

Voice of the people: Bill Parker

Mona Charen: Weak excuses to vote for Trump

Cartoonist View: 10/29/20

Our View: A plan is a good place to start

Froma Harrop: Yes, we're already transitioning from fossil fuels

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These savory witches' hats are flavored with sun-dried tomatoes, fresh basil and garlic powder, but a sweeter version made with chocolate chips is an equally tasty treat for this coming weekend.

The care and feeding of ghosts and goblins

Add appetizing Asian flavor to your menu

Smoked salmon recipes elevate any occasion

One night, to help all year: Loaves & Fishes adapts fundraising to carry on its mission

Thanksgiving florals, sweet potatoes are next Quick Bites topics

First ever 'UNITY' project to be held at The W

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Zeta barrels across Southeast after battering weary coast

Pandemic politics: Biden shuns 'false promises' of fast fix

Trump paints apocalyptic portrait of life under Biden

Philly shooting brings policing, racism back into campaign

Media election planners prepare for a night of mystery

What are the treatment options for COVID-19?

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