Lowndes County School District is suing the county's board of supervisors over $3.4 million in property tax revenue the district claims it was unlawfully denied.
Dressed for Halloween in his green dinosaur costume and matching beanie, Liam Lamb, 5, waited at the end of his driveway Thursday in Starkville. "There they come!" he shouted excitedly after a few minutes.
In her role as regional community development manager for the American Cancer Society, Jennifer James has detected something in the breast cancer survivors she works with that is hard to quantify, but always present. "Cancer is a scary thing," James said. "But I think what it does, for all the bad and negative things that are part of it, is brings something up from within you, a spirit that says, 'I'm going to whip this.' It's a warrior spirit. They all have it." Among the women James works with, there is no greater warrior than Josetta Jefferson.
Area school districts have reported a total of at least 187 positive cases of COVID-19 since school began, according to the latest data from Clay and Noxubee county school districts.
Columbus Police Department has arrested a suspect for a North Columbus shooting Wednesday morning that hospitalized a man.
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