It’s hard to imagine that I won’t go to another high school baseball game this season. Man has it been a whirlwind. A 14-inning thriller for the right to go to the state championship seems like a fitting end, but I really had wished it would have ended a different way.
STARKVILLE – How big an impact does forestry make on Mississippi’s economy? For the last six years, the Mississippi State University Extension Service says that forestry contributed more than a billion dollars annually with an estimated value of $1.2 billion in 2018 alone.
The proposed mayor of Bellevue says there’s a question for Columbia about who will be the closest city to its east: a newly incorporated Bellevue or Hattiesburg extending nearer through annexation.
And John Adcock said in a talk to the Columbia Rotary Club May 7 that he believes Bellevue would be a really great neighbor.
The Columbian-Progress followed a recent article about population decline in Marion County with a reader poll asking opinions on how to best reverse that decline.
Readers were given only the following answers from which to choose and their answers broke down in the following percentages:
So before we all vote on Monday on the proposed 3 percent tax on hotels and restaurants in Columbia, I want to inform everyone on what exactly the tax it entails, what the city plans to do and dismiss all the fake rumors.
The main focus on the proposed sportsplex in Columbia has been on youth baseball and softball. Certainly those are sports with major participation and talent locally, and there’s an increasing potential for hosting travel tournaments. So it makes sense to have a first-class facility for them.