Starting July 1, Ward 6 will have a new representative on the Columbus City Council. Republican Jacqueline DiCicco unseated current councilman and Vice Mayor Bill
A pair of selectmen incumbents turned in their pre-primary campaign finance reports with the city clerk’s office Monday, six days after the deadline but a day before primary voters went to the ballot.
Primary battles for city seats in Columbus, Starkville and West Point are set for Tuesday, with polls open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Two Democratic candidates for mayor have raised more than $38,000 combined ahead of Tuesday’s primary election.
4-County Electric Power Association unveiled its rollout plan Thursday for FASTnet, a fiber broadband service, for parts of rural Clay, Choctaw, Lowndes, Monroe, Noxubee and Oktibbeha counties.
Only 28 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the four-county area of Lowndes, Oktibbeha, Clay and Noxubee between March 26 and 31, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health website. No new deaths from the pandemic were reported in those counties during that span.
By the time Columbus municipal candidates in competitive primary races turned in their first campaign finance reports Tuesday afternoon, nearly $5,500 had been raised in the Ward 6 election alone.
Police are searching for the suspect in a weekend shooting downtown that sent one person to the hospital.
Affordability, rate of return and the costs of repairs and upkeep — those are the factors potential buyers should keep in mind when searching for their first ever home, whether they plan to flip it or just move straight in.
When planning a garden, most people think to just buy new seeds from a store or nursery, but saving seeds from plants and vegetables and reusing them the following year is an option as well. While this process might be a bit tedious, it is a great way to retain beloved plants and be more cost-efficient.
It’s no secret bees are an important part of agriculture. According to a study from Cornell University, the estimated yearly monetary value of the production of honeybees and native bees alike in the United States equates to around $29 billion in farm income.
Deep into this pandemic, it can be hard to remember what a refuge gardens were last spring and summer.
Lexi Morris still has one of the roses. The first-year nursing student at Mississippi University for Women received an entire bouquet of flowers from an elderly couple she vaccinated against COVID-19 at Fairview Baptist’s drive-through site earlier this month.
Columbus will be featured in an HBO documentary premiering April 13. “Our Towns” revisits eight of the communities included in the bestselling book, “Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America,” penned by journalists James and Deborah Fallows.
For the first time in months, there were no confirmed deaths from COVID-19 in the Golden Triangle reported to Mississippi State Department of Health this week.
The following arrests were made by Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office: ■ Deborah Johnston, 55, was charged with possession of methamphetamine. ■ Hezekiah Manigo, 22, was
It’s like Brewster’s Millions for local government.
When the American Recovery Act of 2021 was passed on March 11, it set aside hundreds of millions of dollars for the nation’s counties and municipalities.
Forecasters say they expect severe flooding and a tornado outbreak across the South.
In the end it was an old story, District Attorney Scott Colom said Friday, moments after an Oktibbeha County jury found Lydia Martinez, 61, guilty of first-degree murder in the 2015 shooting death of her son-in-law, 40-year-old Manuel Vasquez.
At least 10 tornadoes struck Alabama and Mississippi this week during a severe weather outbreak that could have been worse if temperatures hadn’t remained relatively low, forecasters said.