When Rosheda Moseley arrived at her East Columbus apartment a little after 7 a.m. Friday, she washed her face and went to bed.
Good health begins at home, and Mississippians can learn more about hidden dangers lurking in their household environments through workshops available from the Mississippi State University Extension Service.
There is increased scrutiny nationwide of lead levels in drinking water following the crisis in Flint, Michigan, but local officials say there’s no reason for fears of similar issues in Columbus and Starkville.
Thursday afternoon, a Kroger employee passed out bottles of water to grateful shoppers.
The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride in drinking water because some kids are getting too much, causing white splotches on their teeth.
The Mississippi Department of Health has issued a boil water alert for Artesia residents who receive drinking water from the water supply in Lowndes County.
The U.S. Supreme Court is asking the Obama administration to weigh-in on whether to allow Mississippi to filed a new lawsuit alleging Memphis, Tennessee, is stealing water from the state.
Columbus Light & Water customers are about to start paying more for water.
Mississippi officials are renewing allegations that Memphis is stealing water from the state.
The CL&W Board of Directors met Sept. 18 to discuss the water budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year, which begins Wednesday. During that meeting, the board voted down a recommendation from CL&W General Manager Todd Gale to increase water and sewer rates by 7.5 percent beginning in October.