Community leaders asked county supervisors to remove the Confederate monument from the Lowndes County Courthouse lawn on Monday. Supervisors voted 3-2 against the motion. Outside
People marched through West Point for justice, equality and solidarity on Saturday. This march followed ones in Starkville and Columbus last weekend.
Hotels in Columbus ride out the pandemic by introducing extra sanitation measures, reducing operations and having employees work together.
Community leaders gathered for a town hall on Tuesday to discuss police reform weeks after the attorney general dropped the manslaughter charge against a white
The Palmer Home has been in Columbus for over 120 years. It began as an orphanage, then became a foster care home, and now will
People of the Golden Triangle picked up their signs and put on their walking shoes to march for social justice this weekend. These portraits document
People marched in downtown Columbus and held a rally outside the courthouse to fight for racial equality and an end to police brutality on Sunday.
Kingdom Vision International Church held a worship service in front of the Lowndes County Courthouse on Sunday morning. Pastor R.J. Matthews said it’s all about
About 2,000 people marched through Starkville on Saturday for the Starkville Stand Up Justice March. The march was in response to George Floyd’s death and
A crowd of people bowed their heads in prayer, raised their voices in song and uplifted their arms in praise during the Overcoming Division through
Lauren Rhea facilitated a belt test Thursday at Premier Martial Arts. Rhea has been teaching martial arts for 37 years. Due to COVID-19, Rhea will
The Starkville Academy football team held workouts Thursday morning, but practice looks a little different because of social distancing due to COVID-19. The team is
Behold, the face mask, once largely confined to surgical units or industrial sites as necessary safety items, but now a ubiquitous presence everywhere, either through
In a very short amount of time, ways of life were changed in the Golden Triangle. Schools, churches, clubs and local businesses closed with uncertain
Members of East End Baptist Church in north Columbus gathered last Sunday at the church for a drive-in service. More than 65 cars pulled in
As people stay home from work and more and more businesses limit services and hours, life is slowing throughout the Golden Triangle.
As communities around the Golden Triangle encouraged social distancing, nearly every aspect of life has been affected. People working in different sectors have responded in
Areas in floodplains, including the soccer complex, amphitheater and Columbus Lock and Dam, have all flooded after days of rain
Volunteers participate in a Day of Service to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy