Roughly 2,000 small businesses in Lowndes, Oktibbeha, Clay and Noxubee counties were approved for more than $123 million in federal loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program, according to an analysis of SBA data released Monday.
In the middle of storm season, 4-County Electric Power has one principal job: to keep the power on. Consequently, Marketing and Public Relations Director Jon Turner said, "the last thing you want to do is be understaffed."
The Commercial Dispatch won 18 Mississippi Press Association Better Newspaper Contest awards, including second place for General Excellence in the medium daily circulation division.
Last week the subject about possibly relocating the Confederate monument at the Lowndes County Courthouse to a possible location at Friendship Cemetery came up.
What would returning to school even be like? Will I ever get back to 40 hours? It's months since I've been able to hug Mom. Should I worry about my 401K? Do we postpone the wedding until it's safer to bring everyone together? Can I keep my business afloat? I'm so lonely. Will this ever end? Stressors spawned by the coronavirus pandemic cover the spectrum. For many people, concerns unimagined six months ago have emerged. That's why four Golden Triangle women created A Gathering Space -- "tips, tools and a break from the chaos."
3. Current, former SPD chiefs advocate for police reform in nationwide panel STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY