MCCOMB, MISS.–The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced the following update on highway projects in Southwest Mississippi. “A number of important safety and infrastructure improvement projects are underway in District 7,” said Commissioner Tom King, Southern Transportation District. “These projects will improve safety, efficiency and mobility throughout this region.... Read More.
Due to short staffing, the Columbia Animal Shelter is asking the public for volunteers to help with kennel cleaning each morning. If you can help any morning beginning at 8:30 from Monday-Saturday, especially on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays when they do deeper cleaning, please contact the shelter. Trustees are... Read More.
For Second Month in a Row Unemployment Rate Falls to Historic Low and Number of Jobs Rises to Historic High. This is the latest information announced today by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. Mississippi’s unemployment rate fell in February 2018 to 4.5%, which is the lowest level... Read More.
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) fisheries biologists are optimistic about fishing on Arkabutla, Sardis, Enid, and Grenada Reservoirs in 2018. These are some of the best crappie fisheries in the nation, supporting about 1.5 million hours of fishing annually. According to MDWFP fisheries biologist Keith Meals,... Read More.
By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Steve Watterworth, Navy Office of Community Outreach Photo by Dusty Good NORFOLK, Va. — A Columbia, Mississippi, native and Columbia High School graduate, is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason. Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Cavanaugh is... Read More.
The city of Columbia has announced that the boil water notice for the customers from Highway 13 South on both sides of Highway 98 has been lifted.
Saturday afternoon and Saturday night, southern and coastal portions of Mississippi will experience the slight/marginal possibility of severe weather that could produce thunderstorms with 60mph wind gusts, large hail and isolated tornadoes. #mswx … Severe thunderstorms are officially defined as storms that are capable of producing hail that is... Read More.