Wednesday, Mississippi's Public Service Commission sent an unequivocal message to Mississippi Power: You will not gamble with the rate-payers' money.
Imagine it is your first day on a new job. What's the first thing you do?
Marty Turner was a no-show Tuesday in what would have been his last official meeting as a Columbus City councilman.
One way you can perform your civic duty is by eating. Sounds too good to be true, right?
The Columbus Police Department held its first organizational meeting for its new citizens volunteer group. Thursday.
Each year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation releases its Kids Count Report, which provides data on the state of the nation's children.
Often the solution to a problem begins with a conversation.
Tuesday marked an important day in our communities as voters went to the polls to select the people who will represent them for the next four years in our mayoral offices and council, aldermen or selectmen positions.
In sports, few things are impossible.
Wednesdays are known as hump days, halfway toward the end of the work week or, stated more optimistically, halfway to the weekend.
School is out, which means despite what the calendar says, for all intents and purposes it's summer.
This week, 40 law enforcement officers, mostly from the Golden Triangle, are meeting on the Mississippi State campus to sharpen their interviewing and investigating skills.
As it is with all holidays, Memorial Day departs from its original intent over the long holiday weekend.
Tuesday at the Columbus Rotary Club, the Frank P. Phillips YMCA showed off its most recent innovation in its decade-long program to help local residents who suffer from Parkinson's Disease.
It's a done deal.
There is an old expression that goes, "If you cut your own firewood, it will warm you twice."
Tuesday's municipal runoff elections failed to bring a majority of registered voters to the polls.
Charlie Box is wrong, not just once, but twice.
When students struggle, the temptation is to attribute poor performance to one of the Big A's -- aptitude or attitude. The suspicion is that the students are either unable to understand the assignment or simply don't care.
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