Christian Flow's third year at Harvard proved pivotal. The classics major lacked direction and as the challenges of the real world loomed close on the horizon, he still hadn't found his passion.
Thirteen years ago, when I was editor for my hometown weekly newspaper in Warren, Arkansas, I sat at a conference room table in a bank across from two very proud women.
Columbus Municipal School District wants the State Auditor's Office to conduct a performance audit of district spending. But it's likely the auditor's office will tell them to look elsewhere for that service.
Sitting at a pew in First Church of Christ Holiness on Saturday afternoon, Ross Williams reminisced while he waited.
"This building was built in the mid-1960s," the church clerk, deacon and lifelong member recalled.
Eighty-seven paratroopers landing in trees at Camp Shelby Army Base may sound like bad news.
Major Gen. Janson Boyles, adjutant general for the Mississippi Army National Guard, didn't entirely see it that way.
New Hope Middle School Principal Sam Allison will get a big promotion Jan. 1.
Dancing around on the mat softening the concrete gym floor, Zion Reed awaits his instructions.
"One-two," barks his grandfather and trainer, who is moving in front of Reed wearing punching mitts. Reed peppers the mitts with a quick left jab and a hard right.
Greg Wright will have his chance to serve as Lowndes County sheriff again after all, if only for a month.
Lynn Wright's tenure as Lowndes County School District superintendent will end Dec. 31.
Trip Hairston knows about politics, but he had never been an elected official before Tuesday night.
The son of a former Lowndes County administrator spent 1995-2000 as a budget analyst for the Mississippi Legislature in Jackson. Now he's the newly elected Lowndes County supervisor for District 2.
A murder suspect who should have been in Lowndes County Adult Detention Center was allowed to roam free for several days because of a clerical error at the local jail.
Lowndes County School Board is planning a forum next month to interview superintendent finalists, but only 15 selected members of the public are invited.
A "flow zone" is a mental state where nothing matters except what you're doing right then.
"Every breath and movement is in sync and you're just dancing," Danny Blackman explained. "You feel everything you're doing, and it just feels right."
A winning bid of $3.5 million purchased Leigh Mall through an online auction that ended Thursday afternoon.
After Dolan Shoemaker's first ballet performance as a student at the Mississippi University for Women, his father's feedback was succinct.
If all 15 community colleges in Mississippi were offered as a public company on the open stock market, no one would want to invest.
Lowndes County supervisors have agreed to purchase $919,000 in two-way radios for all current rural firefighters and chiefs.
Lowndes County will likely approve a new agreement with a local Baptist Medical Group Clinic to resume providing free medical care for its employees.
Meanwhile, Columbus Light and Water employees, which had used the clinic at no cost since it opened in 2017, have been left out of the equation.
Fifteen applicants met Lowndes County School District's minimum requirements for its ongoing superintendent search, according to information the Mississippi School Boards Association provided the school board Monday during a two-hour executive session at Central Office.
At Columbus Municipal School District, board president Jason Spears said "the fire is continuing to grow."
Community volunteerism and parent involvement are up, teacher turnover is slowing and campuses are safer than they were a year ago, according to school officials.
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