Council OKs action plan for police chief

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Police Chief Oscar Lewis seemed to learn more about his position security Tuesday evening, as city councilmen approved a "plan of action" for him to move forward in the wake of a consultant report that called for his resignation.

Uber coming to the Golden Triangle

Posted yesterday in Area

Uber, a mobile app-based ride-sharing company, will begin service in the Golden Triangle on Friday as a part of its expansion to 23 counties in east Mississippi and the Delta, the company announced on its website Tuesday.

Debate on Starkville alcohol ordinance moves forward

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville leaders took the next necessary step Tuesday toward loosening the city's ordinance restrictions on alcohol sales.

MBN agent: State can't arrest its way out of opioid problem

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

The way to beat the country's opioid crisis is to medically treat opioid addiction rather than just throw addicts in prison.







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