In the early 2000s, when Angie Huskison's brother underwent vision therapy at age 31, "it literally changed his life," Huskison said.
Since then, starting her own business was always in the back of Huskison's mind.
In the middle of storm season, 4-County Electric Power has one principal job: to keep the power on.
Consequently, Marketing and Public Relations Director Jon Turner said, "the last thing you want to do is be understaffed."
Roughly 2,000 small businesses in Lowndes, Oktibbeha, Clay and Noxubee counties were approved for more than $123 million in federal loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program, according to an analysis of SBA data released Monday.
STARKVILLE -- Before Jeffery Simmons was a first-round NFL draft pick, before he was a standout at Mississippi State, even before he was a phenom at Noxubee County High School, he was a water boy.
NEW ALBANY -- As Robby Broseus approached the plate, Hill Country Generals coach Jeffrey Cook walked up to him, ready to remind his hitter of an important detail.
The Falcons started summer workouts Tuesday -- more than a month after Heritage Academy, New Hope, Caledonia and others -- but Columbus coach Joshua Pulphus won't push his players to catch up.
"Nobody knows what the next step is," men's coach Billy Begley said. "You've got to be prepared for whatever comes."
Columbus Light and Water has been disconnecting the service of 40 to 50 customers a day due to unpaid bills, a 50-percent increase from its normal volume of shutoffs.
Seals coached for 30 years in Alabama before working as an assistant at New Hope for the past five seasons.
Registration, which can be completed online, began Wednesday and runs through Aug. 15.
Under pitching coach Josh Johnson and his trusty Rapsodo system, the Bulldogs turned one of the SEC's worst pitching staffs in 2019 to one of the conference's best this year.
Since opening Worker Bees in Starkville in 2015, Shannon Voges-Haupt never once had a day without a single customer -- until April 3, the day Gov. Tate Reeves' statewide shelter in place order went into effect because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
The duo of David Wesley Dupler and Dawson Jaynes finished in 140th place out of 312 two-person teams from 39 states in the National Championship and 46th in the World Finals.
The Vols pulled a first-round upset in the playoffs last fall and hope to achieve the same success again.
The crafty combo guard picked the Owls over Mississippi State and East Mississippi, Itawamba and Northwest Mississippi community colleges.
The former four-star recruit at Washington State persevered through a position switch, a string of personal losses, a pandemic and an uncertain recruiting process to commit to NIU on Saturday.
The Mississippi Association of Community Colleges (formerly the MACJC) also cut one regular-season game from this fall's schedule.
Unemployment rates were down significantly in May in Columbus, Starkville and West Point as part of a statewide decrease, according to preliminary statistics released Tuesday by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
"I just knew that was the place I needed to be," said Banks, who played for the Buccaneers, Lions, Bears and Texans during a five-year NFL career.
Sales tax revenue collected in Starkville this March was down 10.8 percent from March 2019 totals, and April 2020 produced 13.4 percent less than April 2019.
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