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Did you know? This Columbus city official is also an author

Jun. 7, 2020 12:02 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — David Armstrong will tell you he has a real left brain/right brain dichotomy going on. By day, the City of Columbus Chief Operations Officer is immersed in local governance, budgets, meetings -- generally said to be the realm of the left brain. Outside the job, however, his mind...

Mississippi museums prep to reopen during COVID-19 pandemic

Jun. 6, 2020 3:41 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — State-run museums in Mississippi will start reopening soon after being closed for several weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson will reopen Monday. The children’s barnyard has goats and lambs that were born during...

Natchez Trace Parkway is reopening some visitor facilities

Jun. 3, 2020 9:03 AM EDT

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A popular recreation area that runs through three southern states is reopening more of its facilities after restricting access due to the coronavirus, federal officials said. The Natchez Trace Parkway this week is allowing some access to comfort stations along the parkway, The...