Surprising Sonya: Customers provide Hardee's employee with $1,900 'thank you'

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

By necessity, customers' encounters with Sonya Baldwin are brief. For 23 years, Baldwin has worked the drive-through window at Hardee's Restaurant near Leigh Mall in Columbus. Although her interactions with drive-through customers last only seconds, her always-sunny disposition has left an enduring impression on them.

CVB, Main Street plan project to light downtown buildings

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

Main Street Columbus Executive Director Barbara Bigelow has been wanting to light up downtown for a few years now.

Business Moves with Mary: Two new food trucks continue craze in Columbus

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Business

The food truck fad is growing strong in Columbus.

Fashion Barn turned into 'Whoville' for downtown Christmas event

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus' Wassail Fest in downtown Columbus takes on a new look for 2020.



Mississippi health advisory: Avoid gatherings to curb virus

Lowndes County Building Permits Dec. 2, 2020

Lowndes County Marriages and Divorces Nov. 2020

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City seeks funds to address, prevent flood damage to buildings

Utilities aid customers in freezing temps

Tupelo cigar lounge owner makes case to locate in downtown Starkville

Reeves forgoes statewide mask mandate, adds 13 more counties

Confederate president's name to disappear from Biloxi school

Mississippi schools receive computers for distance learning

Supes remain divided, confused over LCIDA's annual funding request



Warming Center will not open due to COVID concerns

Cities discourage large groups in social events, holiday shopping season

Starkville annexation hearings underway in chancery court

Area universities plan no changes to COVID-19 protocols second semester

Monday Profile: Oak Hill Academy junior balances emerging modeling career, scholastic responsibilities

Grammy-winning blues artist to help benefit Starkville dance studio

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Noxubee County tailback Damian Verdell (7) finds a hole after great blocking from the Tigers' offensive line in a playoff game against Coahoma Agricultural on Nov. 8, 2019, in Macon. Verdell will be available for the Tigers' state championship game against Magee after suffering a mild concussion in Noxubee County's north state semifinal against North Panola.

'We're going to win this game for Damian': Tigers rally for Verdell after hard hit, airlift

Jessika Carter finds groove in Mississippi State's throttling of New Orleans

Mississippi State's top-rated 2021 signee KN'isha Godfrey to be eligible this spring

'I think she's on her way to doing something special': Inside Rickea Jackson's inner circle and her drive toward college basketball superstardom

Prep basketball: Big first half leads New Hope boys over Caledonia

New-look Heritage Academy boys soccer pleased by early returns

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Our View: Expressing our pride in lights

Voice of the people: Alice Edwards

Voice of the people: Paul Mack

Other editors: 'Keep Tupelo Open' is an excellent campaign for community

Thomas Sowell: Walter E. Williams 1936-2020

Cartoonist View: 12/3/20

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Get the whole family involved in making these fun popcorn treats. Clockwise from top: Chocolate Popcorn Reindeer, Coconut Popcorn Snowballs and Holiday Popcorn Snowmen. Read on for the recipes.

Popping up festive holiday fun

Caring for your nutrition when caregiving

Eat and drink smart to fend off cold and flu season

Stitched with love: A story leads a Columbus woman to reach out to kids a world away

Don't forget: Columbus tree lighting is virtual Monday

JA of Columbus accepting scholarship applications

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Biden, top Democrats swing behind bipartisan virus aid bill

CDC: Stay home for the holidays or get tested twice

Nurses wanted: Swamped hospitals scramble for pandemic help

Congress swats back Trump's veto threat of defense bill

Biden facing growing pressure over secretary of defense pick

Arizona's Kelly is sworn into Senate, narrowing GOP edge

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