Articles by Carmen K. Sisson
Starkville School District board members spent two and a half hours behind closed doors Wednesday before voting unanimously to accept the resignation of superintendent Judy Couey, effective June 30.
The Columbus Municipal School District formally accepted superintendent Dr. Del Phillips’ resignation in a special meeting Tuesday night at the central office.
Del Phillips will receive higher pay and oversee a vastly larger district when he makes the move from superintendent of the Columbus Municipal School District to the director of schools with the Sumner County Board of Education in Gallatin, Tenn.
Columbus Municipal School District superintendent Del Phillips could know by tonight whether or not he will be offered a new job as director of the Sumner County Board of Education in Gallatin, Tenn.
Seventh Street teemed with activity Sunday morning as churchgoers filled surrounding parking lots for Easter services at First Baptist Church downtown. Amidst the bustle, Friendship House stood quietly nearby — silent sentry to a changing era as small neighborhood churches give way to mega worship centers in outlying areas.
Mayor Robert Smith said Friday morning that it will be “a great loss” if Columbus Municipal School District Superintendent Del Phillips accepts a position with the Sumner County, Tenn., Board of Education, which unanimously named him its top candidate for superintendent.
Former Columbus Fire Chief James Massey passed away Thursday around 9:30 p.m. at his home.
Local pastors were preparing this week for “Christmas-Easter Only” churchgoers, known somewhat irreverently as “CEOs.”
Which came first: The chicken or the digitally enhanced mp3 file, replete with authentic barnyard clucks?
Long-standing dissension between Mississippi University for Women administrators and an estranged alumni group reached a peaceable accord Saturday, and the next two months involve a flurry of paperwork as Mississippi’s First Alumnae Association and the MUW Alumni Association prepare for their July 1 merger.
Drivers across the region are feeling the impact of escalating gasoline prices, but there’s a bit of good news: Industry experts don’t expect summer prices to be as bad as many have feared.
The Columbus Municipal School District celebrated past achievements and laid out plans for future academic success during Thursday night’s meeting at the Columbus Municipal Complex.
Robert Warren Triplett Jr. was sentenced in federal court Thursday to 10 years in prison for possession of child pornography, according to reports.
Six men are being sought in connection with a Thursday morning home invasion near Columbus Air Force Base in north Lowndes County.
A weekend graffiti tagger’s scrawled handiwork may linger in the downtown area until mid-May when volunteers can clean it up, Columbus Police Department Capt. Fred Shelton said Wednesday afternoon.
There’s a special bond between Girl Scouts. They’ve worked together, played together, served together. No matter where they are or where life takes them, they carry a collective experience that transcends space, time, and even geography.
Excitement is in the air this week as Mississippi University for Women prepares to welcome its alumnae back to campus Friday and Saturday for Homecoming festivities.
Every day, Burnette Avakian drives past the pale green Victorian on Seventh Street North and stares at its vacant windows, longing to see light. It’s out of her way, this side trip, but she is drawn to the “ugly duckling” known as Friendship House.