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A rose to K-12 schools in the Golden Triangle, which begin classes this week. Unlike last year, all students will attend classes in person during
When you see a fat dog, you know its owner needs more exercise.
Before the 1930 baseball season, Yankees’ slugger Babe Ruth signed a one-year contract for $80,000, what was then a staggering sum. The idea that a baseball player could make that sort of money was offensive to some people as the Great Depression descended on the nation.
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A rose to Lowndes County School District Board member Jacqueline Gray, who alone among the five-member board voted against a proposal leaving the decision about
With the school year just around the corner, school officials are facing a difficult decision about what COVID-19 protocols should be implemented.
During his appearance at Tuesday’s Columbus Rotary Club, Germain McConnell announced he’ll be leaving the Mississippi School for Math and Science in December after 10 years at the state-run public residential high school, the last eight as the school’s executive director.
The death of Civil Rights leader Bob Moses, 86, on Sunday will be noted across the world by those who believe in the cause of racial justice.
A rose to community groups who are helping make sure schoolchildren have the supplies they need as the school year approaches. Throughout the Golden Triangle,
It’s been a busy three weeks since mayor Keith Gaskin and the new Columbus city council was sworn into office. Some of the moves required immediate attention, such as hiring Neel-Schaffer Engineering to take over management of a major street paving project after the city’s contract with J5 Global expired in June and making some key hires, including Mark Alexander Jr. as the city’s interim chief operations officer.
In a few weeks, thousands of kids will return to in-person learning in the Golden Triangle’s public schools, and school boards/administrators want parents to believe
A rose to both the City of Columbus and Lowndes County for clearly outlining road maintenance plans in the short term. The condition of area
A rose to the Columbus City Council, which chose Ward 2 councilman Joseph Mickens as the city’s new vice mayor, although we are disappointed that
Three hundred years ago, Jonathan Swift made an observation about the gullibility of the human race: “Falsehood flies,” he observed, “and the truth comes limping after it.”
It’s a new issue, but an old problem.
Much of Columbus Mayor Keith Gaskin’s first meeting dealt with normal operations of the city, but there were a couple of important tasks that were completed. First, the city hired Neel-Schaffer to complete the management of the city’s ongoing $6.5 million infrastructure improvement project. Former city project management firm J5 abandoned that project — and all work for the city — at the end of last month with very little notice.
A rose to our Founding Fathers on this Independence Day for their foresight, courage and fortitude in founding a new form of government that, in
When the historic moment arrived for Mississippi State’s baseball program Wednesday evening, it was accompanied by an element of irony: A goal that had eluded the Bulldogs for generations was, in the end, easily attained.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs have been to Omaha plenty of times.
The term “ham radio enthusiast” is a redundancy.