Having a voice: Tyler Edmonds seeks compensation from Mississippi for three years he spent in prison

Posted about 2 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

Tyler Edmonds was about to take the stage to speak to a room full of attorneys in Biloxi earlier this month when he received some unfortunate news.

YMCA Parkinson's program packing punch

Posted about 2 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

After sliding on her hot pink boxing gloves, Gina kept her chin down and eyes forward, ready to face her opponent. "One, one, two," her husband, Gill, said instructively, bracing for the next punch into the boxing mitts.

MDOT nearly done with road paving near CAFB

Posted about 2 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has almost completed nearly five miles of paving along two entrances to the Columbus Air Force Base, thanks to amenable winter conditions.

Hotel approval still in limbo after meeting fails to produce quorum

Posted about 2 hours ago in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

An attempt to provide developer Mark Nicholas with a new public financing option for his anticipated boutique hotel project failed Tuesday as a special-called meeting lacked a quorum of aldermen, but Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn says she'll call for another gathering before June 6's regularly scheduled board meeting, which also coincides with election day.







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