CMSD won't ask for millage increase for FY '18

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Municipal School District does not plan to ask for a property tax increase next fiscal year.

Phelps retiring from OCEMA, constable positions

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Oktibbeha County Emergency Management Agency Director and District 1 Constable Shank Phelps is retiring from his two positions effective July 1.

Fireworks on the Water set for July 1

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Event organizers are encouraging people to make plans to go to the Lock and Dam on July 1 for the annual Fireworks on the Water.

Court clears Mississippi LGBT objections law; appeal likely

Posted yesterday in State

A federal appeals court said Thursday that Mississippi can enforce a law that allows merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples, but opponents of the law immediately pledged to appeal.








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