The Commercial Dispatch has been approved for $80,200 in grant funds from the Facebook Journalism Project to bolster its news gathering efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, the social media corporation announced this morning.
About a mile of downtown Starkville along Highway 182, or Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, will get a long-awaited makeover thanks to a $12.66 million federal grant, the largest infrastructure grant the city has ever received, Mayor Lynn Spruill announced Wednesday.
For the second time in 14 months, the Lowndes County Port Authority has landed a major grant from the Mississippi Department of Transportation to upgrade equipment at its facilities.
Community Counseling Services administrators want to reach at least 400 more youth with the help of a nearly $5 million grant to expand services throughout the Golden Triangle and beyond over the next five years.
The photographic negative Mona Vance-Ali held in her hand was stiff and crinkled, tinted bright blue from chemical off-gassing.
She said it was from around the 1940s or ’50s. Nearly 70 years after it was made, on Wednesday at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library, the image wasn’t even visible.
Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has awarded Community Recovery of Lowndes County a $250,000 grant to aid homeowners still repairing and rebuilding after a Feb. 23 tornado and subsequent flooding.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District has solidified its plans for a nearly $148,000 Mississippi Department of Education Literacy Support Grant it was awarded earlier this month that was designed to help school districts with a large number of students with low literacy test scores.
For months now, 100 Women Who Care Columbus has been answering the questions typically associated with establishing a new organization.
Now, with its first Impact Award selection set for Tuesday evening, only one question remains: What local service organization will take home the $12,500 grant?
The Mississippi Museum of Art (the Museum) announces that The Jane Crater Hiatt Artist Fellowship, a grant of $20,000, has been awarded to Critz Campbell of West Point, whose artwork will be featured in the 2019 Mississippi Invitational June 29-Aug. 11 at the Museum in Jackson.
Fairview Elementary students will begin next year building their understanding of computer technology from the inside-out. Literally.