Three Democrats have now qualified for Starkville's mayoral race after local attorney Johnny Moore filed his qualification paperwork at City Hall Monday.
A woman accused of serving a cheeseburger smeared with her bodily fluids to a customer at Jack's Restaurant in early January has turned herself in to the Columbus Police Department.
Columbus High School is on lockdown while officers with the Columbus Police Department search the surrounding woods for a possibly-armed suspect.
Columbus residents Eltoro Harris, 35, and Quareantae Miller, 16, are both in custody and awaiting formal charges after an early Sunday morning armed robbery that was followed by a possibly related car chase.
As the 2017 legislative session moves on, local lawmakers are hoping to draw support on bills for a range of issues, from stricter DUI enforcement to criminal justice reform.
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2. CPD names suspect in Jack's incident COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
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