Officers reflect on a city rattled by a series of murders in the '90s

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Fred Shelton was a sergeant with CPD's patrol division in 1995 when he joined the department's newly created community policing team tasked with building better relations and communication lines with citizens.

CMSD renews Ecco Ride contract for five new buses

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

In a special-called board of trustees meeting Wednesday morning, lasting less than 10 minutes, the Columbus Municipal School District voted unanimously to extend its contract with the private transportation company Ecco Ride.

Starkville admits inadvertent error with untimely FOIA production

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The city of Starkville admits in a recent ethics defense it failed to provide former George M. Bryan Airport fixed-based operator Kenneth Aasand documents in a timely manner and attributed the error to a "lack of communication and follow-up."


The Sherman Business Report: Super Sonic Car Wash expanding to East Columbus

Posted yesterday in Business

Super Sonic Car Wash bought Mr. Bubbles locations in North Columbus and Starkville in 2016 which have served the Golden Triangle since 2007. Since then, plans were announced by the business to expand coverage in Columbus with an east side location coming Nov. 1.







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