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LaFayette solar power facility on track to be operational by December

Media and representatives from various companies got a behind-the-scenes tour Monday of the $140 million solar facility in LaFayette that is expected to be fully operational in December. Centaurus Renewable Energy is the primary investor and Global Atlantic is the owner of the facility. Alabama Powe

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:54:00

ROUNDUP: Holy Spirit volleyball downs South Lamar

Holy Spirit defeated South Lamar in a Class 1A volleyball match on Tuesday night, 25-18, 25-19, 17-25 and 25-22. The Saints were led by Lilly Laubenthall, who finished with 20 digs. Mary Beth Lake was also key for Holy Spirit as she tallied 16 kills. Willie Durham and Sydney Lake contributed to the

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-09-20 06:01:00

ICC And MUW Form New Partnership

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) - An agreement between Itawamba Community College and the Mississippi University for Women will give students in allied health programs the ability to make an easy transfer from a two year program to a four year degree plan. The "2 + 2" program allows students who graduate from

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-20 23:12:36

District 38 Special Election Field Set

JACKSON (WCBI) - The field is officially set for the District 38 House of Representatives special election. The Secretary of State's office says Narissa Bradford, Cheikh Taylor and Lisa Wynn are all seeking the post which became vacant with the retirement of Rep. Tyrone Ellis. The election which cov

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-20 21:12:03

Airline Service Up For Bid

TUPELO (WCBI) - A new round of proposals to provide air service in Tupelo is underway. 6 airlines are hoping to land the Essential Air Service bid for a new contract. The proposals provide a variety of options for Tupelo with some companies promising flights to SUCH PLACES as Dallas, Memphis and , A

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-20 20:01:23

New Airline Seeking To Secure Spot In Tupelo

ST. LOUIS, MO (WCBI) - A St. Louis based airline says it wants to be the new air carrier at Tupelo Regional Airport. Air Choice One is bidding to be the air carrier under the Department of Transportation Essential Air Service Program. That program is one where the government pays an air carrier a su

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-20 16:57:26

Fall Begins Friday, but Summer is Holding Strong

TONIGHT: Clouds will begin to clear and any rain will dissipate. Temperatures will drop into the upper 60s and low 70s. It will remain warm and humid. There is the chance for some early morning fog. WEDNESDAY: A slight chance for afternoon showers and thunderstorms but most stay dry. Temperatures wi

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-19 21:24:44

Calendar Says We Are Approaching Fall, But Weather Is Stuck In Summer

TODAY: Hot and humid. Highs in the low 90s, with heat index values in the upper 90s. A few widely scattered showers and storms in the afternoon. Chance of rain around 30%. TONIGHT: Lingering shower before 10pm, then partly cloudy. Lows in the low 70s. THU/FRI: Highs in the low 90s, with heat index

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-20 08:19:57

Winona Couple Starves Dog, Jail Time Possible

A Winona couple is under fire due to the cruel treatment of their dog. A stray dog complaint on Monday, September 18, led Animal Control Officer Tim Pearson to the decaying remains of the dog. The following day, Mary Jones and Marquise Johnson were sentenced for starving their pet. The official char

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-20 17:54:31

Princess owner plans to reopen theater

Princess Theater owner Bart Lawrence plans to open the theater portion of his downtown nightclub for public events on Saturday with or without Columbus City Council approval. The council on Tuesday tabled discussion on Lawrence's "action plan" for the Princess to allow more time for the owner and

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 17:34:45

GTECHS students find success in unconventional setting

Six years ago, Jill Savely didn't know what an early college high school was. Now, the Mayhew-based school administrator oversees 175 high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors at Mississippi's first such program, the Golden Triangle Early College High School. Savely spoke to the Columbus Rotary

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 17:33:57

Woman arrested for allegedly stealing credit card information

A Lowndes County woman is behind bars on multiple counts of identity theft. Deputies with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office arrested Caitlyn Brashier, 24, of 223 Oakdale Drive, Monday and charged her with three counts of identity theft. Brashier was working for a contractor at the Columbus Air For

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 17:33:47

Video: It's Just A Drill; Volunteer Firefighters Hold Training Exercise

NEW HOPE, Miss. (WCBI)- Lowndes County volunteer firemen were honing their skills in a training exercise Tuesday. First responders answered a call to an abandoned house in the New Hope area. They knew it was an exercise, but had no idea what they'd find inside. Firefighters say drills like this test

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-20 03:55:38

Video: Lip Sync Battle Raises Money for Women's Non-Profit

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) -That is not Mick Jagger, but it is WCBI's Allie Martin, portraying the well known front man in the first "Ultimate Lip Sync Battle." It took place Tuesday night at Steele's Dive in Tupelo. There were other locals lip syncing to songs such as Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" , a num

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-20 03:48:56

Blue Guitar To Stay On Mississippi License Plates

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi will have the license plate blues for one more year. That is, its license plates featuring a picture of blues legend BB King's guitar "Lucille" and the phrase "Birthplace of America's Music" will remain unchanged because the state legislature didn't allocate funds to

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-20 15:17:13

UPDATE- One Parchman Escapee Captured

Sanders, who is serving life for murder, was captured late this afternoon after the reward for information leading to both men's capture was increased to $10,000. Sanders, 41, and Young, 22, escaped the Mississippi State Penitentiary between late Sunday night and early morning. They were discovered

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-20 01:59:14

VIDEO: Baptist Hospital Golden Triangle Donates To Humane Society

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss.(WCBI) - The saying goes "sharing is caring" and Baptist Hospital Golden Triangle is putting the phrase into use. Tuesday, September, 19, Baptist Hospital Golden Triangle made it's first donation of unusable patient gowns, sheets and blankets to the Lowndes County Humane Society

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-20 01:00:28

VIDEO: Lowndes County Recreation Department Moves Forward

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) -It's a new start for recreation in Lowndes County. The first employees of the newly formed Lowndes County Recreation Department start in 2 weeks. For years, Columbus and Lowndes County ran a joint, Parks and Rec Department but now the county is set to go it alone. "Long

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-20 00:02:51

Video: Employers Find Many Qualified Candidates At 'Mega Job Fair'

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) - Armed with a stack of resumes, David Glover fills out applications and prepares for job interviews. "It lets me get my name out really fast in a short period of time, gives me a lot of opportunities opened up at once," Glover said. The 24 year-old is one of hundreds at theTupe

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-20 00:01:52

VIDEO: Medians Construction Make Highway 12 Worse

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) - Highway 12 looks busier than ever, but it's not necessarily a good thing. The construction of medians in the middle of the sleepless highway has business workers and customers going literally the extra mile to get where they need to go. Starkville's Highway 12 is notorious

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-19 23:51:46