It's been a different sort of week for the relationship between Columbus' city government and two of its businesses.
Six hundred forty-four miles isn't to far to travel for Jessica Cade.
Police consultant K.B. Turner on Thursday threw his support behind Columbus Mayor Robert Smith and the city council's recent decisions to roll back the hours of businesses that are hot spots for crime.
One Starkville alderman says he's interested in establishing a fee for certain special events that require additional police coverage and other in-kind services from the city, while the mayor said additional costs could create a "chilling effect" on community development.
A Columbus pilot has been sentenced to jail time overseas for being under the influence of alcohol while preparing to fly from Scotland to New Jersey.
1. Local pilot gets 10 months in British jail for alcohol COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. City: Law supports slashing businesses' hours COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Mother of downtown shooting suspect jailed for allegedly threatening witness COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY