Lowndes County Emergency Services Director Cindy Lawrence packed a lot of information into her 30-minute appearance at Thursday's Columbus Exchange Club meeting at Lion Hills Center, detailing the work of the LCES, informing the audience how to prepare for emergencies and outlining how her agency operates.
Since March, when the Lowndes County 2-percent restaurant tax was reduced to ashes, local people -- even Jeff Smith, the man most responsible for killing the tax -- pinned their hopes of saving the tax that supports tourism on a special session of the legislature.
Madhu Ranade is a member of the Columbus Rotary Club, but he confessed Tuesday he rarely attends the clubs' weekly luncheons.
When Mississippi State fans attend games this year, they'll notice a dramatic change in what they pay for things like sodas, hot dogs and nachos.
According to his calculations, there is $1.1 billion in retail trade Columbus is losing to other areas, Anthony Michelic told the Columbus-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce during its annual luncheon Wednesday at Lion Hills Center.
Did Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves bully the Mississippi Department of Transportation into building a $2 million road from his gated community to a nearby shopping center?
The chickens are coming home to roost.
Victoria Hudson has spent the last two-plus days sleeping in deer stands and drinking rainwater from a creek as she wandered in a wooded area in Clay and Oktibbeha counties trying to find her way out.
A woman missing for more than two days following a Thursday morning car crash has been found alive, Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott said Saturday morning.
John and Ana were enjoying their Independence Day breakfast at McDonald's on Highway 45 in Columbus when they were alerted to the fact that they may have been overcharged for their meal.
In June, Capt. Hunter Barnhill won one silver medal and two bronze medals in the Department of Defense Wounded Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
It was 2 p.m. on a Tuesday and Jim Borsig was out of uniform. In the place of his normal a suit and tie, he wore blue jeans and an causal button-down shirt, a sure sign his days as president at Mississippi University for Women were drawing to a close.
When life hands you lemons, start a business.
National Lemonade Day, a program designed to teach kids how to start and operate their own businesses is coming to Starkville in August.
Sales tax collections for the month of May were up in Columbus and West Point and dipped slightly in Starkville compared to last May, but fiscal year revenues for all three cities are slightly lower than that in 2017, according to the June report.
The primaries are over and the stage is set for one of the most unusual general elections in our state history.
By 10 a.m. Tuesday, the temperature had already pushed past 90 degrees and the 200 or so Mississippi State baseball fans who had gathered at the right field pavilion at Dudy Noble Field jockeyed for a spot under a tent awaiting the news conference announcing Chris Lemonis as the Bulldogs' new baseball coach.
On Monday, a small sign on the front door of Ryan's Buffet confirmed the restaurant has closed, more than two months after speculation over the restaurant's future began.
As the old quip goes, "Justice may be blind, but it ain't cheap."
The general election ballot will be set Tuesday following a pair of primary run-offs for Democratic U.S. Senate and Republican District 3 House of Representatives, but turnout is expected to be low.
Quick. Name the best team in Mississippi State baseball history.
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