The four candidates vying to represent District 17 in the state senate next year fielded questions on topics ranging from education to industry to gun control during a debate Tuesday at the Mississippi University for Women.
An incident Tuesday on the north side of Columbus that included gunshots, a man stripping out of his clothes, a large crowd and a three-hour-plus standoff ended with two men in custody.
The first paving projects included in the $4.5 million Columbus street improvement project are under way.
Tuesday evening, Mississippi University for Women held a candidates forum for the four men who are running to fill the unexpired, one-year state senate term of the late Terry Brown.
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3. Police standoff leads to 2 arrests COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
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5. Backpack Buddies program helps feed hungry students STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY