FEMA to allocate funds for individual assistance after tornado

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Five months after initially ruling there would be no federal funds provided to private property owners in Lowndes County whose homes or businesses were damaged by the Feb. 23 tornado and flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that those funds will be available after all.

Poor House Road construction starts Monday, will last about 3 weeks

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Half a mile of the heavily traveled Poor House Road between Highway 25 and South Montgomery Street will be closed for construction starting Monday morning while contractors replace the base of the road in preparation for future repaving.

Ask Rufus: Aberdeen and its beginnings

Posted yesterday in Local Columns

It's often the unrelated and unexpected finds made while researching a topic that turn out to be the most interesting.

From Music Row to powering the future

Posted yesterday in Community

There was a time when Chase McGill, Haley Fisackerly and Lea Brigham Turnipseed reported to Heritage Academy every day for classes. Soon, however, they'll return to the Columbus school as respected alumni and guest speakers for the 28th annual Hazard Lecture Series.



The Columbus High School football team celebrates after winning Friday's homecoming game against Lanier High School. The Falcons defeated the Bulldogs 13-12.

Photos: Columbus High's Homecoming

MDEQ: Avoid portions of Josey and Trim Cane creeks

Photos: Bulldog Bash

City council recognizes CPD officers for response to burglary ring

Two electric car charging stations come to Starkville

CMSD to host stakeholders meeting Tuesday

State tourism leaders converge in Columbus

Lowndes firefighters battle scrap metal fire Thursday

Sheriff: Police officer kills man who killed woman in store

Man tried 6 times for murder seeks bail, end to charges



Mississippi sheriff sets policies amid racial profiling suit

Classroom technology CampusKnot comes to West Point, possibly Columbus

Park Cafe opens on MSU's campus

City will renew partnership with LINK

Crawford woman arrested for allegedly leaving small children home alone

Columbus man arrested for allegedly breaking woman's finger

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