Amy Edwards keeps separate books for her business, but there is nothing nefarious about it.
A "perfect storm" of bad circumstances necessitated Lowndes County hike property tax rates for residents next year, County Administrator Ralph Billingsley said Friday.
A few new wrinkles were added to the budget the Caledonia Board of Aldermen approved Tuesday, but the bottom line will remain pretty much the same, Mayor Mitch Wiggins said.
By this date 17 years ago, my job began to bear some vague resemblance to what it had been three days earlier on Sept. 10, 2001.
Chris Clardy is out as the Caledonia parks director, a move he said came without warning or explanation.
Noah Barbieri is the 51st Rhodes Scholar from Mississippi and, in many ways, the program's most unlikely.
Caledonia's property tax millage will remain unchanged for the seventh year in a row, although that decision required the town's board of aldermen to dip into its reserve fund to do it.
Legal sports betting has been in Mississippi for just a month and at Pearl River Resort for only a week.
Rick Young's decision to step down as interim president at East Mississippi Community College came as result of a perceived lack of confidence in his leadership from board members, according to the resignation letter presented to the EMCC Board of Trustees during Tuesday's meeting.
A $10 million expansion to a building owned by Lowndes County will cost it just $200,000 after the board of supervisors approved a resolution amending the property's lease-purchase agreement Tuesday.
It was a couple of years ago. I was sitting a Columbus church listening to residents who had gathered their for a community meeting that was part of the city's commissioned study of its police department.
Going into his debut as Mississippi State's head football coach Saturday night, Joe Moorhead insisted his team wasn't playing against Stephen F. Austin as much as it was playing against a standard - a championship standard, he said.
When the Mississippi Legislature this week approved funding for 128 projects throughout the state, $1.75 million came to projects in Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties.
Time has eroded some of Rockey Felker's recollections of his tenure at Mississippi State, both as a player and head coach.
Dick Hall pulled no punches in his address to the Starkville Rotary Club Monday, ripping the Mississippi Legislature for what he calls an impending economic crisis due mainly to big tax cuts implemented over the past three years.
Unemployment rates fell in three of four area counties in July, according to the monthly labor report released by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security as summer jobs ended and students begin leaving the workforce.
When disaster strikes and donations begin pouring in, relief workers know they'll get plenty of the usual staples -- bottled water, nonperishable foods and clothing.
But there is one needed item that is almost always in short supply:
Even though they had known each other for years, each time Tommy Lott called the Brunini Law Firm to speak with attorney Gordon Flowers, Lott would always spell out his name to the receptionist.
"It's Lott," he would say. "L-O-T-T."
In 1935, in the back room of McPeters Furniture store in Corinth, a handful of residents devised a plan that reshaped rural America.
Up until then, electricity was almost exclusively a benefit of living in cities and the big city utility companies showed no interest in absorbing the cost of extending electricity to sparsely-populated areas.
Thursday marked the first day of classes at Mississippi University for Women, and for the two featured speakers at The W's Town & Tower Luncheon, the start of the fall semester holds even more significance.
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