Haley Boyd, 10, sat silently at her table in the Henderson Ward Stewart Elementary library Friday waiting for her name to be called.
During football season, Leslie Fye is the loudest parent in the stands.
Her children aren't on the field and they're not in the band. But to Fye, every child at Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District needs to hear their name called from the bleachers.
Sgt. Tammy Prescott is known for giving back to the community, with hundreds of hours racked in non-profits and community service.
Now it's her turn to accept the help.
Goose Hollow Furniture, 1405 Hwy. 45 N., will open its second location in Columbus.
Armstrong Middle School students are back at school today after a Tuesday gas leak forced officials to evacuate the campus.
For Starkville High School physics teacher Dane Peagler, building relationships with his students is his favorite part of any given day.
Area school district officials are confident state test scores from the Golden Triangle Early College High School students will be applied to their home districts this October.
Nearly 5,000 miles from her hometown in Germany, Laura Justus found her way across the world to Columbus.
For the past six months, architect Major Andrews has worked with the Columbus Municipal School District planning improvements at the Hunt campus, giving him the impression he would continue those services after a Feb. 23 tornado badly damaged the building on 20th Street North.
Cameras and microphones circled Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science students during their dress rehearsal for the school's Eighth of May production in Sandfield Cemetery.
Battling a cold, Amy Zhang walked into Starkville High School in July to take the ACT for the first time.
Though just a rising ninth grader, Zhang carried with her unusually lofty expectations for a college entrance exam newbie.
Area school board presidents are fighting for their districts to receive test scores from Golden Triangle Early College High School's students.
"Blatant disrespect" by students toward staff at Armstrong Middle School has prompted Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Eddie Peasant to email parents that if the behavior continues, law enforcement will be called to remove students and even parents from campus.
Cook Out in Columbus is open and busy.
After nearly two years, the long-anticipated fast food restaurant opened its doors Tuesday at 503 18th Ave. N.
"An exchange of erroneous information" led to unnecessary panic over the future of East Mississippi Community College's tuition assistance program for area high school graduates, president Scott Alsobrooks said.
West Point's Yokohama Tire Company plant met only about half of its expected tire production goal in 2018, with company officials pushing the blame primarily to employee turnover and facility issues.
The Golden Triangle Development LINK, however -- which helped recruit the plant to the region -- is pointing the finger back at the company.
Twins Kierra and Krystal Hayes, 17, do everything together.
They started kindergarten together and now they will graduate high school together. But before they receive their high school diploma, the two will graduate with an associate's degree from East Mississippi Community College.
A Mississippi Department of Education math error could cost three area public school districts nearly $500,000 next school year to fund teacher raises.
At 2 a.m. Nov. 4, Dennis Jones received a call from the alarm company that protects his business. A window at Refrigeration Supply Company on Tuscaloosa Road was broken, the call reported, and Jones dutifully went to check on it.
Turns out, there was a lot more to it than that.
Fairview Elementary students will begin next year building their understanding of computer technology from the inside-out. Literally.
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