A skull found last month off Armistad Road has been identified as the son of a former Columbus police chief.
OCH Regional Medical Center CEO Richard Hilton announced his retirement Wednesday after more than three decades with the hospital.
Omar Beard has been in the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center since March 2012.
It would have been easy for those attending Tuesday's Columbus Rotary Club's meeting to imagine Bill Waller Jr. following in his father's footsteps.
Local unemployment rates continued to fall in March, as the state rate remained steady, according to the Mississippi Department of Labor Security's newly released monthly report.
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