Problem solver: LINK intern spends summer developing research-based guide for Golden Triangle

Posted 8/18/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Liz Hartmann has a bachelor's degree in international studies and sustainability from Miami University in Ohio. She has worked four years with the "Big Four" accounting firm Deloitte's strategy and operations division, helping with mergers and acquisitions in the health care and pharmaceutical industries.

SPD: Shooting victim in stable condition

Posted 8/18/2018 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The victim of a Thursday night shooting on South Montgomery Street is in stable condition, according to Starkville police.


Ask Rufus: Waverly as it was

Posted 8/18/2018 in Local Columns

The exterior appearance of Waverly, a National Historic Landmark, between West Point and Columbus is well known and pictured in many books on architecture.

Hawk watch: An everyday bus ride becomes a time to explore

Posted 8/18/2018 in Community

"Looky there, there's Sparky!" said Debby Lawrence, carefully piloting a Lowndes County School District bus, just as she has almost every school day for the past four years. She points ahead, to the top of a utility pole in the rural west Lowndes countryside, where she's spotted a hawk.



Luke Thomas, of Louisville, sits on a motorcycle belonging to his grandfather, David Metts, during the Sturgis Bike Rally on Saturday. Hundreds of people were drawn to the rally on Saturday, despite poor weather that lingered through the day.

Photos: Sturgis Bike Rally |

Person injured in reported accidental shooting |

Vote delayed on new A-to-F scoring scale for high schools |

Bryant sets transport session, specifics expected next week |

Mississippi judge who uncovered lawyer bribes dies at 83 |

Mississippi flag foes want court arguments on rebel symbol |

Oktibbeha jury to be seated for retrial of Chambers murder |

Columbus pulls out of LINK |

New exhaust system at fire station to reduce firefighter exposure to cancer |

CMSD lands on list of top 10 most-improved districts for ELA |



Arrest report 8-17-18 |

Bryant says special session for roads and bridges coming |

$1 million snafu: Court ruling determines multiple Lowndes industries have erroneously paid ad valorem taxes for five years |

CMSD shows improvement on state assessments from last year |

After fierce debate, county agrees to help fund city parks |

Business Moves with Mary: Columbus Main Street heads program for young entrepreneurs |

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