Oktibbeha County Humane Society would love to put itself out of business.
Martha Thomas, OCHS director of development and community relations, said that’s actually any animal shelter’s goal. In order to achieve that feat, Thomas said OCHS is trying to decrease the animal population in Oktibbeha County.
The Boys and Girls Club of the Golden Triangle is pushing along with preliminary steps to seek funding for a new center in Oktibbeha County.
In an effort to make student advising more efficient, Mississippi University for Women will use a $1.5 million grant to purchase a new advising software for students.
East Mississippi Community College has been awarded a $20,000 grant by the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi to launch the P2P, or Plan2Postpone, campaign to educate students about methods to avoid unplanned pregnancies and to provide resources to expectant mothers and those with children.
For firefighters, certain hazards of their jobs are apparent.
The Columbus-Lowndes Airport has been awarded a piece of the $1.44 million multi-modal grant from the Mississippi Department of Transportation for $84,272.
It might be a stretch, but Caledonia could be playing night soccer by the time the town’s recreation season begins in late November.
The Lowndes County Port Authority has received a more than $450,000 grant from Mississippi Department of Transportation to expand the West Bank Port location.
A $35,000 grant from Google will help Mississippi State University’s Research and Curriculum Unit offer training for up to 70 more local computer science teachers this summer.
Pending the authorization of a Mississippi Department of Transportation grant, the city of Columbus may be improving its downtown curb appeal and pedestrian accessibility.