LCSD delays acting on policy requiring standing for anthem

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

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.

Teen arrested for brandishing AR-15 at park event

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

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.


Mickens takes on ex-opponent during town hall

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

An otherwise amicable town hall meeting Monday briefly became chippy when a Columbus councilman accused a former political opponent of lying about his address.

Supes announce hospital bidder forums

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

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.







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