Columbus councilmen voted Tuesday in executive session to terminate one police officer and suspend another for violating the Columbus Police Department's standard operating procedures.
Columbus city councilmen are making a last-ditch effort to negotiate with the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau to renew a countywide restaurant tax set to expire in June.
A man charged with capital murder in Starkville is a registered nurse who was arrested last month for an incident involving the same victim.
Bitter cold, but quiet. Utility companies and law enforcement said there were no major power outages or accidents since the winter storm began moving through the Golden Triangle Tuesday morning.
An extra log on the fire is all well and good, but Southerners know an arctic blast calls for down-home comfort food.
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