The staff of the 14th District Chancery Court threw a retirement party Friday afternoon, the likes of which it isn't likely to see again.
The visit lasted only a few hours and was, by presidential standards, a no-frills affair. His contact with crowds was limited to waves and even some who shared the stage never got as far as shaking his hand. The event went through without a hitch, despite the drizzly weather.
Yet almost 30 years later, those who were there still remember the day George H.W. Bush, the nation's 41st president, arrived in the Golden Triangle to deliver the commencement address at Mississippi State on May 13, 1989.
Lowndes County supervisors are prepared to submit three projects to the state for funding under the Legislature's Emergency Roads and Bridges program, which was approved in the August special legislative session.
In college athletics, the biggest factor in success is recruiting.
But attracting talented people is not confined to the world of college sports, and when it comes to the field of court reporting, the inability to recruit people to the profession is reaching a near crisis across the country.
Although it's likely to be at least a half-dozen years away from reality, Columbus and Aberdeen may one day be home to hydroelectric power plants.
When Lori Feng was an elementary school student, her father took her to a Distinguished Young Women event where they were living in Washington.
Despite an abbreviated window for absentee voting for Tuesday's general election runoff, the number of absentee voters who have cast ballots suggests a good turnout.
In three weeks since federal investigators raided the offices of the Diocese of Jackson, uncovering both fraud and a cover-up at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Starkville, parishioners say the shockwaves are still reverberating in Starkville and in Macon.
Unemployment rates continued to remain flat for the month of October as the nation continues to move what economists consider full employment, according to the latest labor market report by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
Even before Halloween, retailers rush to get their Christmas displays on the floor. But they have nothing on Lt. Christian Smith in getting an early jump on the holiday.
We might as well call her Cindy "Hide" Smith.
A much-abbreviated absentee voting period has started for the Nov. 27 runoff election, which will decide a U.S. Senate seat and two chancery court judge positions.
It was a typical busy Wednesday at Best Friends Animal Hospital, which is probably why the veterinary staff was unaware of what was happening in its parking lot on Highway 45 in Columbus.
About 10:30 that morning, a woman pulled into the parking lot close to the building's south wall and tied a dog up to a metal bracket on the building.
The most dramatic -- or you might say traumatic -- play in Mississippi State's 52-6 romp over Arkansas Saturday came on a 16-yard run about a minute into the fourth quarter with the Bulldogs already leading by four touchdowns.
The Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees voted in special session Thursday to secure $3.5 million through a $1 million withdrawal from its 16th Section Interest Account and $2.5 million tax anticipation loan to meet expenses for the final two months of the year.
It was not long after I had made the 2,500-mile move from Biloxi to Santa Rosa, California, that two important working relationships were put to the test.
Randolph Russell did not come to the Columbus Rotary Club empty-handed Tuesday.
The Georgia businessman and musician brought with him two boxes of his self-published book and a saxophone.
Although details are few, it appears historic Waverley Mansion may soon have a new owner.
Months after a former Columbus school was designated for State Landmark status, Columbus Municipal School District plans to apply for the same designation for its sister school, district officials said Friday.
As recently as four years ago, Ohio was just a place on a map and politics wasn't even on the radar for Allison Russo.
But on Tuesday, Russo was elected to represent Ohio's 24th District in the statehouse, winning her first political campaign as a Democrat in her suburban Columbus, Ohio district.
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