Judge: Closed council gatherings in Columbus broke Open Meetings Act

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

A judge says the city of Columbus can't hold split meetings of its city council to avoid open meetings requirements.

Public wants inclusion in Starkville's comprehensive planning process

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville leaders say they'll lean on public input as a guidepost for its upcoming comprehensive plan after numerous residents said Thursday they feel like they were left out of the process.

Firefighters promote grill safety for Memorial Day

Posted yesterday in Area

Golden Triangle firefighters are urging the public to utilize safe practices and common sense over the Memorial Day weekend.

Hughes makes spirited case for education

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

On Nov. 4, Jay Hughes, a Democrat from Oxford, upset incumbent Brad Mayo, a Republican, in the election for the District 12 House of Representatives seat. Hughes ran on the campaign motto, "It all starts with education."







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