Issues surrounding the planned George M. Bryan Airport runway expansion project could negate the construction of an access road in a proposed industrial park south of the area, thereby eliminating one of three industrial park options.
DNA samples taken from the butcher knife used to kill Georgia Kemp in 1992 do not match those taken from Eddie Lee Howard, the man on death row for her murder, according to courtroom testimony Thursday.
For five years now, Golden Triangle Outdoors, a local non-profit group dedicated to providing outdoor activities for the area's disabled citizens, has struggled to find funding to build its "Field of Dreams" sports facility in Lowndes County, most likely as part of a renovation project at the city's Propst Park complex.
The Columbus Police Department has named a second suspect in last weekend's convenience store shooting that sent a person to the hospital.
Oktibbeha County supervisors tacked on a tiered application fee to a proposed development review process at their Monday meeting.
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