Killing it with kindness: How a consultant found success in business by being kind, establishing boundaries

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

When Jennifer Spaulding began her consulting career more than 25 years ago, she had a pretty good idea of what she needed to get ahead in the world of business.

Starkville approves Pleasant Acres bid

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The city of Starkville is gearing up to begin work on a major infrastructure project in the Pleasant Acres neighborhood after aldermen accepted a bid on the project during Tuesday's board meeting.

Annual MUW career fair draws 21 employers

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Alexis Smith walked with a purpose Tuesday through Hogarth Student Union at the Mississippi University for Women. With copies of her resume in-hand, the senior communication major visited all 21 employer booths at the university's annual career fair, hoping to cast a wide net for job opportunities after her scheduled May graduation.

An Oktoc tradition: Brunswick stew is just one highlight of this day in the country

Posted yesterday in Food

Today most of us take "instant access" for granted -- to people, places and information. Thanks to one device or another, be it a car or an iAnything, we seldom feel isolated in the true sense of the word. There was a time, however, when those living in rural areas were more secluded, when poor roads and slow transportation kept families closer to the homestead.



Council suspends three public works employees |

Murder charge for grandmother after toddler found in oven |

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Lowndes County sportsplex gets green light |

CLW weighs offering phone, internet service |

Oktibbeha to pave all of Longview Road |

Community Garden to rely on MSU staff, students and 'farmbots' |

GOP Sen. Hyde-Smith, Democrat Espy each top $1M in 3 months |

Board approves 2 new Mississippi charter schools, rejects 1 |

Bankrupt company says it could close Mississippi hospital |

'My best friend': Area dog lovers share pet stories for Adopt-a-Dog Month |



'Going green' to save county schools $8M |

Man found dead with gunshot wound in Southside apartment |

Suspect in A.J.'s Grocery shooting in custody |

Looking for soldiers: Historians, archaeologists survey Confederate section of Friendship Cemetery for unmarked Union graves |

An unfair tax?: Drivers take issue with hybrid/electric car fees; lawmakers claim they are reasonable in face of road, bridge crisis |

Mississippi Board of Education could add student advisers |

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Caledonia High School senior running back JeDarius Gore scores the gameís first touchdown Friday night against Pontotoc.

Caledonia can clinch playoff berth with win over Amory |

Christmann helps anchor special teams unit at MSU |

Bibby ready to make strides in second season with Bulldogs |

Starkville returns home to face Murrah in region play |

Trust has been key ingredient for Caledonia High School volleyball team |

Heritage Academy turns tables on Starkville Academy in 21-7 victory |

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Slimantics: At long last, I'm a quitter |

Voice of the people: Lee Roy Lollar, Jr. |

Patrick Buchanan: Should US-Saudi alliance be saved? |

Editorial cartoon for 10-17-18 |

Our View: A time for redevelopment optimism in Columbus |

Charlie Mitchell: Two ways to go with local special sales tax levies |

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Bacon, onion and eggs star in the filling of this French onion tart.

A meaty bistro classic tart that is as refined as it is rich |

Our turkey meatloaf offers a lighter take on the classic |

Stout beer adds richness to this gingerbread bundt cake |

These creamy scalloped potatoes boast a browned, cheesy crust |

You're not alone: Cancer support groups want to make a difference |

Historian to share insights on 'The Long Shadow of World War I' |

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US, South African farmers cry fowl over Trump metal tariffs |

Elizabeth Warren's DNA claim inflames some Native Americans |

Police: Mississippi truck driver said he had 7 or 8 drinks before crash |

Warren accuses Trump of 'creepy' comments about her DNA test |

Trump suggests 'rogue killers' murdered Saudi journalist |

Mike Pompeo meets Saudi king over Khashoggi's disappearance |

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