Phillip Carter tells people all the time he is a “bad librarian.”
He’s not the person to ask about big-name authors or bestselling fiction, since he prefers to read nonfiction, the Starkville-Oktibbeha Public Library System director told the Starkville Rotary Club at its Monday meeting. But he described himself as “very community-focused.”
Four years went by without a single contract from the Tennessee Valley Authority bringing new industry to Lowndes, Oktibbeha or Clay counties. The Mississippi Development Authority also wasn’t pointing many clients in the region’s direction for a while, Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins said.
It started with a phone call.
On the first day of the fall 2020 semester, a student in a 70-person nursing class at Mississippi University for Women received a call from a roommate who had just tested positive for COVID-19.
If you suffered an arterial cut, the bleeding would claim your life within three minutes.
That’s according to Joe Nettles, trauma coordinator at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, who spoke to Columbus Rotary Club members at their weekly meeting at Lion Hills Center Tuesday.
Eighty-seven paratroopers landing in trees at Camp Shelby Army Base may sound like bad news.
Major Gen. Janson Boyles, adjutant general for the Mississippi Army National Guard, didn’t entirely see it that way.
‘Who we are as a state’: Meridian’s The MAX celebrates 600 plus Mississippians who made world-famous contributions to the arts
Jerome Trahan can still remember when students from Carver Middle School in Meridian visited the new Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience, also known as The MAX, in downtown Meridian.
One of the best things about the Salvation Army, in Katie Walker’s opinion, is that 80 percent of goods and donations to the Starkville branch stay in the Starkville area.
A few years ago, Lt. Tony Cooper of the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office visited an area school to talk to teenagers about sex crimes and the dangers of sending inappropriate texts and pictures through social media.
Women seeking treatment for drug and alcohol addiction through Recovery House in Lowndes County now have immediate access to additional services since Community Counseling Services acquired the program in January.
About 128 people per-day die from opioid overdoses around the country, with 2016 and 2017 seeing more overdose deaths than deaths from both car accidents and gun violence.