An attempted kidnapping suspect is in jail for the third time in a week after local law enforcement found him after a Friday afternoon manhunt.
Local law enforcement is investigating an incident at Columbus Middle School earlier this month in which a male student found a handgun in his belongings on campus.
Columbus Municipal School District Superintendent Philip Hickman is out of a job.
Local pastor Willie Petty Sr. hopes his third try to get on the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees proves the charm.
As the fallout continues from the Starkville Board of Aldermen's Tuesday vote to deny a request for a local LGBT group to hold a parade, three alderman have said they would be willing to consider putting the item to a second vote.
1. Pride denied: Aldermen shoot down LGBT parade request STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Hickman fired as CMSD superintendent COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Caledonia student arrested for weapon possession may have been bullied COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Liver transplant surgeries for Columbus mother and daughter a success COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Former alderman: LGBT issues expected under 'lesbian leadership' STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY