Articles by Mary Pollitz
Despite a nearly $1 million cut from state funds, the Columbus Municipal School District does not intend to increase city ad valorem taxes for the 2019 fiscal year.
More than 100 students, teachers and parents attended Lowndes County’s first community-wide convocation on Mississippi University for Women’s campus Thursday night.
In Starkville Eric King plans to open King’s Craft Butcher and Cafe at 211 S. Jackson St., Suite B, by the end of next month.
Breaux Bridge, a “Cajun-Asian” eatery located at 1207 Hwy 45, will open Aug. 1.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District has a new five-year strategic plan.
On Monday afternoon, the Columbus High School boys’ basketball team received its state championship rings commemorating its Class 6A tournament win this spring.
In 1994, Victor DeNoble anonymously mailed a photo of a lab-tested rat to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, becoming the first whistleblower against the tobacco industry.
Barbara Swindol remembers sitting on an old barstool when she was 5 years old playing on a pinball machine in the corner of The Elbow Room while her father sat at the bar for a drink.
Columbus’ newest hotel officially opened its doors to guests on Wednesday.
Sparking creativity: Teens write, produce three-act musical as part of decades-old Summer Scholars program at MSU
After her first day of camp for Summer Scholars, Randie Cobb, 18, immediately felt she could finally be herself among her peers without judgment.
Mississippi ranks 48th in child wellbeing, the highest ranking in nearly 30 years, according to the Mississippi KIDS COUNT study.
This past school year, Cherie Labat looked at 15 different school districts that needed new superintendents — but only Columbus caught her interest.
Columbus Municipal School District’s board of trustees unanimously approved the sale of the former Lee Middle School property during a special-call meeting on Wednesday.
The Sears Hometown Store, located at 1404 Old Aberdeen Road in front of Leigh Mall, will reportedly close its doors later this year.
Roger Jones, 33, was set to graduate with honors from Maben High School in 2003, until he was arrested for a drug charge weeks before commencement.
Tierra Ledbetter was a 4-year-old tee-ball player when she got the nickname “Firecracker” from her coach Cassandra Bogan.
Teachers at Columbus Municipal School District will see incentive bonuses based on state accountability ratings starting December 2019.
When Ceana Palacio, 15, first moved to Gulfport from Texas she was worried she wouldn’t find a challenging educational curriculum.
A Columbus man has been arrested for alleged domestic violence.
Robert Moore skipped football practice the summer of his junior year and picked up a dust-covered Yamaha, nylon-stringed guitar he found in his mother’s room.