Unity Park names honorees for 2021

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Things were supposed to be different Monday at Unity Park in downtown Starkville. No crowd will gather at the park on Douglas L. Conner Drive to witness the formal dedication of two new honorees whose lives helped promote racial unity and understanding. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic took care of that local Martin Luther King Jr. Day tradition.

C Spire sues Lowndes for allegedly violating internet agreement

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

C Spire Fiber has filed a lawsuit against Lowndes County over the county's alleged violation of a franchise agreement the two entities signed in 2019 allowing C Spire to lay fiber optic cables and provide internet to parts of the county.

Business Moves with Mary: 1883 Smokehouse expanding to West Point

Posted yesterday in Business

Business owner Mark Welch is doing everything he can to survive. With COVID-19, Welch said restaurant-goers are simply staying in, putting local restaurants through critical times.

Trump impeached after Capitol riot in historic second charge

Posted 1/13/2021 in National

President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time, charged with "incitement of insurrection" over the deadly mob siege of the U.S. Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.



OCH opens additional vaccination slots, experiencing high demand for COVID vaccine

Mark Ellis

Business brief: Ellis joins NMMC-West Point

City of Columbus Building Permits Jan. 4-8, 2021

Lowndes County Building Permits Jan. 13, 2021

Appointments filling up at area COVID vaccination sites

Higgins: Renewed TVA interest in area beefing up industrial recruitment

Clay County EMA director: COVID data lags behind; ICU beds nearly full

Autopsies set after deaths of Mississippi inmates

Meredith Anding Jr., member of the 'Tougaloo Nine,' dies

Insurance carrier sues LCSD, West Brothers for New Hope High leaky roof coverage



Cole Bryan running for mayor in West Point

CMSD approves $252K in improvement projects

Hyatt: No positive virus cases can be traced to in-person classroom instruction at MSU

Columbus man arrested after police chase on 45 South

Mississippi governor signs law for flag without rebel emblem

Former selectman Bobo running for mayor in West Point

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