Police departments evolve strategies to reduce exposure to coronavirus

Posted yesterday in Area

Two Columbus police officers had to be tested for COVID-19 after a woman who had tested positive for the virus entered the police station without wearing a mask to talk to them.

'I think he should get another chance': District 1 voters in Caledonia show little appetite for wanting Harry Sanders off board of supervisors

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

In the two-plus weeks since Lowndes County District 1 Supervisor Harry Sanders made his now-infamous comments following a board meeting about Black people remaining "dependent" since slavery ended, the voices calling for Sanders to resign from the board have been thunderous.

Business Moves with Mary: New restaurant in West Point

Posted yesterday in Business

Truth be told, you just can't beat Southern cooking. Pearl's Southern Cooking, 7066 Hwy. 45 N., is officially open in West Point with soul food specials and Southern delights.

Upcoming Starkville housing development aimed at 'workforce'

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Thirty-six houses are coming to the corner of Reed Road and Westside Drive in Starkville, with the goal of housing the city's low-to-middle-income residents, Oxford-based developer Stewart Rutledge said.



Mississippi pausing reopening process after COVID surge

Former lawmaker retires as Mississippi's top tax collector

Old times not forgotten: Mississippi furls rebel-themed flag

Deandre Scott

Arrest report for 7-2-20

Mississippi bill would give thousands a chance at parole

Bills to help former prisoners re-enter workforce 'dead'

Lowndes County Building Permits July 1, 2020

Supes grapple with how to move forward with Sanders still on board

How does a removal petition work?

'We're going to smoke him out': Protesters undaunted by Sanders' refusal to resign Tuesday



Local Fourth of July celebrations scarce this year

Miller to run for District 15 Senate seat

With a pen stroke, Mississippi drops Confederate-themed flag

Netflix invests $10M in Black-owned credit union in south

Mississippi Mayor: ANTIFA not coming, COVID-19 not a hoax

Photos: The Final Lowering

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