Mississippi State University announced its police chief, Georgia Lindley, resigned from her post effective Dec. 31 after she was charged with driving under the influence Thursday.
An early morning shooting left one man dead and the Columbus Police Department searching for the shooter. Randle Carl Cooper Jr., 20, is wanted in connection with the shooting of 23-year-old Virgil Harris of Crawford. Cooper is considered armed and dangerous, Chief of Police Selvain McQueen said.
Eutaw Construction Company already had the dirt contract for the Yokohama tire plant slated to open in West Point in two years. Barring a setback, the company will also build the road that leads to the plant.
A local psychologist is offering advice to ease some of the pressures of holiday stress. "The first thing you have to do is define stress," Carrie White, clinical coordinator of Baptist Golden Triangle Behavioral Health Center, said. "What is stress? If you think about it, stress itself does not exists. There is no such thing." However, White said there are "stressors."
The Columbus post office on Bluecutt Road will have its retail windows open for two extra hours on Saturday for the holidays.
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