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County fills CVB board vacancy
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors appointed a local sales manager to the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors today in a 4-0 vote.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
County soon to address four-year road, bridge plan
Oktibbeha County supervisors are expected to turn their attention toward updating the county's four-year road plan this spring once concluding their search for a new administrator.
More Communities Qualify For C Spire's 1 Gbps in Mississippi -
September of last year wireless operator C Spire issued a rather surprising announcement saying they were going to start deploying fixed-line broadband networks capable of 1 Gbps in several markets within their footprint.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Nkemdiche, Jones are ones to watch
Get ready for another competition between these two programs that won't necessarily deal with wins and losses.
Senate signs off changes to school merger bill
State senators passed an amended version of HB 833, one piece of Starkville-Oktibbeha County school consolidation legislation working its way through the Legislature, Tuesday that explicitly outlines Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley's influence in 2015's state-mandated merger.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Starkville man dies in Hwy. 45 crash
A one-vehicle wreck this morning on Highway 45 North in Columbus has claimed the life of a Starkville man.
Our View: Crawfish shortage a depressing reality
Normally by this time of year, the handful of places in the Golden Triangle that annually serve up boiled crawfish are in full operation.
Mississippi Business Journal
Another fiberhood qualifies for C Spire 1-gigabit Internet service
STARKVILLE - C Spire reports that a homeowner pre-registration exceeded the required threshold in a second area of the city of Starkville over the weekend - helping it qualify for the company's ultra-fast 1 Gbps fiber to the home Internet service and related digital TV and home phone services.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Mississippi Briefs: Southaven nets more than $24,000 from amnesty program
This is the fourth time the police and court departments have held the "Operation Safe Surrender" program that allows people with outstanding misdemeanor warrants to come to court and clear them.
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Historic Starkville cemetery may find place on register
In this Feb. 27, 2014 photograph, a tombstone stands in the Starkville Colored Cemetery, that has survived years of neglect, in Starkville, Miss.
Ridgeland: Aldermen to mull high court ruling
In light of the Mississippi Supreme Court's ruling in favor of Baymeadows LLC, officials in the city of Ridgeland will consider the application for renovations.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Community Calendar for the week of March 9, 2014
Book signing -- Visiting novelist and attorney Paula Winchester Rank will read from her novel, "The Best Interest of the Child," and sign copies at Watermelon Cottage, 410 Third St. S., in Columbus, from 4:30-7 p.m. The book, a light-hearted, fast-paced, legal action adventure is available for $10.
Mississippi State losing streak hits 13
The loss increases MSU's losing streak to 13-games. The Bulldogs will finish last in the Southeastern Conference.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Timbercove neighborhood closing in on C Spire fiber qualification
Today, Starkville's Timber Cove/College Station/Polos neighborhood could become the city's second area eligible for C Spire's upcoming high-speed, residential Internet service.
Auto burglary suspect arrested after foot chase
Starkville Police Department charged 24-year-old Justin Yhonquea with two counts of auto burglary after he led officers on a brief foot chase Wednesday.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Browning on Business: RadioShack mum on which stores it will close
The struggling Texas-based electronic retail store is planning to close up to 1,100 stores across the country.
3 garden shows offer treats for Mississippi
Medical issues made it really tough on me this past year to do garden and landscape-related activities.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Chism: Holloway's early appointment is not off the table
A conference committee is needed to work out the differences in two Starkville-Oktibbeha County school merger bills after the House struck the Senate's school consolidation bill Tuesday and replaced it with its own language.