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February 6th, 2014
It was possibly the longest 15 days of John Outlawâ€™s life, in that it lasted 2.5 months.
Outlaw has served as acting city police chief since late November. But on Wednesday, the 34-year Starkville Police Department veteran returned to retirement â€” a lifestyle to which he had grown accustomed.
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At 9:15 a.m. Wednesday morning, schools and businesses across Mississippi engaged in a tornado drill.
CVS Caremark kicked the habit Wednesday, announcing that it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its CVS/pharmacy stores across the U.S. by Oct. 1.
The Sturgis Board of Aldermen unanimously signed a contract with the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Board for a rally in August and voted not to enforce a Mississippi Ethics Commission (MEC) ruling against Sturgis Mayor Walter Turner at its meeting Tuesday at Sturgis City Hall.
Starkvilleâ€™s Board of Aldermen hired both a new police chief and city clerk during its regular meeting Tuesday at City Hall.
Richard Holmes remembers many students treating him with kindness when, in 1963, he became the first African-American student to enroll at Mississippi State University. But he also remembers one of the few students who did not, and the irony that followed.
Golden Triangle LINK leadership announced at a Tuesday afternoon meeting that the organization will become a permanent force for economic development in the region, after input from a special steering committee.
Hundreds of hopefuls in the â€śBusiness and NonÂTechnicalâ€ť career category sought co-Âop, internship and full-Âtime employment opportunities at Humphrey Coliseum on Mississippi State Universityâ€™s campus for part one of the 2014 Spring Career Days event sponsored by the MSU Career Center. The event will resume today from noon to 4 p.m.
Nominations are open for one of Mississippiâ€™s most prestigious volunteerism awards.
Volunteer Mississippi, through the Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Service, awards the Governorâ€™s Initiative for Volunteer Excellence (GIVE) Awards annually to outstanding volunteer efforts in the state. The GIVE Awards have been ongoing since 1993.
Mississippi State University student Sawyer Thomas Steedeâ€™s aggravated DUI charge has been reduced to a misdemeanor.