A would-be Columbus police officer withdrew his application Monday after he was charged with several offenses during a weekend traffic stop.
An anticipated vote on a proposal requiring those attending a school event to stand for the national anthem never made it to the agenda for Monday's meeting of the Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees.
A teenager accused of threatening a crowd at a public park with an AR-15 is in custody at Lowndes County Adult Detention Center for attempted aggravated assault.
An otherwise amicable town hall meeting Monday briefly became chippy when a Columbus councilman accused a former political opponent of lying about his address.
Oktibbeha County supervisors unanimously approved setting two special called meetings next week to allow bidders on OCH Regional Medical Center to present information about themselves to the public.
1. 30-plus employers to recruit at job fair COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Supervisor responds to public criticism by taking polygraph STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Would-be CPD officer popped for DUI, other charges COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Columbus woman charged with embezzlement for allegedly stealing from cash register COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY