County, city agree to negotiate tax collection fee

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

County supervisors now say they are willing to negotiate the details of a potential $80,000 increase in the fee Lowndes County charges the city of Columbus to collect its property taxes.

For the love of music: Sunstroke House concerts draw musicians from across the U.S.

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

Four years ago, Columbus resident and music fanatic Jami Nettles left the continent to see her favorite band.

Celebration held to honor WWII vet

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Thursday was, as Emil Lovely described it, time to say goodbye to Beattie Street. Soon it will be time to say hello to Roosevelt Taylor Sr. Drive.

SOCSD board approves administrative moves

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Overstreet Elementary School has a new interim principal after the Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board moved former principal Tim Bourne to a new administrative position at Tuesday's meeting.



Columbus Exchange Club member Jo Spearman, left, and Lowndes County Emergency Services Director Cindy Lawrence exchange ideas after Thursday's luncheon at Lion Hills Center.

LCES director discusses emergency notification system costs |

MSU offers free seminar for children with dyslexia |

Columbus man arrested for allegedly molesting child |

Two injured when car crashes into Subway |

Business Moves with Mary: Breaux Bridge set to open Aug. 1 with Cajun/Asian menu |

Work continues on Spring Street Intersection |

Police search for suspects in Office Depot shoplifting incident |

State panel recommends takeover of Noxubee schools |

Business brief: Manning promoted |

Business brief: Stacy recognized |



Building permits 7-19-18 |

Hood investigates road project near Reeves' subdivision |

Mississippi publisher gives ride to stranger who turns out to be escapee |

Missouri appeal could delay Mississippi death penalty case |

City vies for share of online sales tax revenue |

Combating the blood shortage: Blood drives see 30 percent fewer donors in summer |

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