Thursday afternoon, David Baria arrived in Columbus for a campaign event at the Lowndes County Courthouse.
Although unemployment rates spiked in Clay, Lowndes, Oktibbeha and Noxubee counties in May -- increases of anywhere from 1 percent to 1.7 percent compared to April -- data released by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security suggests that the unemployment rates have flattened after a steady increase over the past year.
You've probably been hearing a lot about the Trump Administration's "zero tolerance" policy on immigration, either from Trump and his surrogates or from every Mississippi Republican currently holding office in D.C. or campaigning for one of those seats.
On the same day the City of Columbus issued a reminder to restaurants they should not collect a 2-percent restaurant sales tax after June 30, the body most affected by that change delayed discussion plans for dealing with it.
When John Weathers retired and moved to Columbus in 2007, he looked around for something to fill his time. After remodeling his home for about a year, he tried his hand at fishing. After a year of that, he was bored.
There is one immutable truth for Democrats in Mississippi: Nothing, and I mean absolutely nothing, comes easy.
The town of Caledonia hopes to make a big splash at a one-acre parcel located next to the YMCA.
As surely as the sun rose today, there are people in our community whose lives seem irreparably broken.
Kay Brocato called it "serendipitous." Bishop Lawrence White considered it a small act of providence.
Whichever term you prefer, the result was the same. For residents of Starkville's Pecan Acres, it meant another opportunity to have their voices heard.
Kristi Porter Carrico has done her research, obtained certifications, read volumes and learned from some of the pioneers of holistic medicine.
Good sense took a beating Thursday in the Mississippi Supreme Court.
If you are looking for a way to remain optimistic about gasoline prices, the best thing to note is that it could be worse, said Don Redman of AAA, which monitors gas prices.
Funding recreation in the county was the topic of the day during Monday's meeting of the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors.
Columbus may find itself in the crosshairs of an international trade war after the Trump Administration said Thursday it would impose steep tariffs on metals imported from its North America trade partners, and Mexico retaliated with its own tariffs.
Saturday's Island Paddle Fest drew participants from several states, but nobody paddled farther than Roberto Vazquez Ferie.
Local circuit clerks expect low turn-out for Tuesday's primary elections.
It's not as simple as red and blue anymore.
Rosa Parks was not opposed to buses.
Gandhi harbored no ill will against food.
As far as we know, our Forefathers liked tea just fine.
When Dr. Julius Kato was just a boy of 14 he began running.
He hasn't stopped running since.
The OCH Regional Medical Center's Board of Trustees held the last of three meetings Thursday to evaluate proposals from three health care systems vying for an affiliation with the hospital.
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