The City of Columbus is renewing its partnership with the Golden Triangle Development LINK, but it won't be under the same conditions as before.
Curiosity killed the cat, but it does not appear to have done Ulf Nils Rasmusson any harm.
District 41 State Rep. Kabir Karriem has canceled this year's Seventh Avenue Heritage Festival, scheduled for Oct. 4-5, because the city of Columbus failed to comply with terms of the interlocal agreement for funding from the 2-percent restaurant sales tax.
Among the teachers at Franklin Academy, Terrie Gooch is probably the only one who doesn't encourage her students to sit still.
After all, she is the school's physical education teacher and has been for 13 years now.
For the second time in 14 months, the Lowndes County Port Authority has landed a major grant from the Mississippi Department of Transportation to upgrade equipment at its facilities.
For Ward 4 Columbus councilman, Thursday's first special-call council meeting was short and sweet.
This spring, Mississippi State baseball player Jake Mangum was dubbed "the mayor of Starkville" as a sign of affection by Bulldog fans.
But 30 years ago, it was another Bulldog star who held that title, literally.
Billy Stacy, a football All-American at MSU in the late 1950s and mayor of Starkville from 1985-89, died Tuesday at age 83 after an extended illness.
Every generation has that seminal moment, an event that stops us in our tracks and is indelibly written into our memory.
For my parents, both born in 1919, that event was Pearl Harbor. For my older siblings, it was the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
With eight of the nine candidates on hand for Tuesday's Ward 1 city council candidate forum, the 100 or so residents who gathered at Townsend Community Center were given much to consider before going to the polls on Sept. 24.
Former Columbus Municipal Court Judge Nicole Clinkscales will join nine other candidates in the Sept. 24 special election to fill the unexpired term of Ward 1 councilman Gene Taylor, who died last month.
When Ward 1 Councilman Gene Taylor died unexpectedly on Aug. 6, it was a big blow to the senior citizens who meet weekly at Townsend Community Center.
It was hot Saturday and it was still hot Monday, and the subject is not the weather.
A day after Mississippi State Athletic Director John Cohen took to Twitter to apologize to fans for problems with concessions at Davis Wade Stadium for Saturday's football home opener versus Southern Mississippi, Cohen was still biting his tongue Monday during his visit to the Starkville Rotary Club.
For Sonya Fields and her four children, birthdays are more about the event than the individual, an approach that has always seemed to resonate especially with her daughter, Kori Tate.
Almost a year ago, the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau held its monthly tourism partners meeting on the grounds of the Sen. Terry Brown Amphitheater, confident Phase 2 of the project could be completed in time for a paid concert in the spring of 2020.
A field of nine candidates will square off Sept. 24 in a special election to fill the Ward 1 city council position left vacant by the Aug. 6 death of Gene Taylor.
With a little luck, the new community center at Sim Scott Park could be open for business in early 2020.
Six adults claiming to live at candidate Kegdra Gibbs-Gray's home at 2514 22nd Ave. N. cast absentee ballots for the Aug. 20 special election for Ward 4 Columbus councilman. All six - five of whose last names are Gibbs - registered to vote at that address between July 14 and Aug. 6.
A pair of lifelong Southside residents have joined the crowded race for the Ward 1 city council seat.
Every now and then, Gov. Phil Bryant says more than he intends.
You'll find no better example of this than Bryant's comments in support of Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves during his campaign for governor.
During his appearance at Tuesday's Columbus Rotary Club, Mississippi Speaker of the House Philip Gunn devoted his time to discussing the 2019 legislative session, which ended almost five months ago.
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