Despite strong support from many Southside residents, Columbus City Council voted 4-2 Tuesday against applying for a federal grant to survey buildings in the neighborhood, the first step to designating the neighborhood as a Local Historic District.
Long before she became an alderman of Crawford, Sabrina Washington was a basketball player for the Crawford Jaguars, the local elementary school basketball team, in the 1980s.
Supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday for a measure to potentially foot half the bill for about $8 million of construction at the county lake dam -- "the most pressing issue in Oktibbeha County," District 3 Supervisor Marvell Howard said.
The Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit system saw increased ridership in 2019 for its campus and city routes, director Jeremiah Dumas reported to the board of aldermen Tuesday.
Neither of Sunday's conference championship games went my way, so at the moment any personal investment in Super Bowl LIV is at low ebb. This brief period of pouting shall pass, however; past experience predicts I'll rally to get interested in at least the chow to be served during the big game Feb. 2. So an email in my inbox about favorite Super Bowl snacks for every state sounded like it could be fun.
1. DA calls for prisoner clemency, guard raises COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Elm Lake, three other neighborhoods to get fiber optic internet COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Fire Station 5 reaches full capacity after 10 years STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Council rejects Southside historic designation COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY