STARKVILLE -- If Mississippi State coach Mike Leach has his way, the Southeastern Conference will play football this year.
Lowndes County saw more than $100 million of growth in its assessed real and personal property value over the past year, whereas the city of Columbus' value remained roughly level compared to the prior year, according to the latest assessment conducted by Tax Assessor/Collector Greg Andrews.
Lowndes County School District is suing the contractor, material supplier and installer of the leaky roof at the 2-year-old New Hope High School building for $2 million.
Community leaders in Starkville shovel dirt during the official groundbreaking for Cornerstone Park off Highway 25 in Starkville on Monday. Construction began this year on the project, estimated at between $18 million and $22 million, to build tournament ready baseball and softball fields at the complex.
A new round of property value assessment, conducted by Lowndes County Tax Assessor Greg Andrews, places the actual value of county-based natural gas company Caledonia Energy Partners at $86.5 million -- a $20-million jump from last year's $66.4 million.
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