Numerous injuries reported from Highlands porch collapse

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

At least 16 people were injured early Saturday when two upper-level porches collapsed at a Highlands Plantation-area apartment complex.

Teen indicted for capital murder

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

A teen accused of murdering his neighbor and then setting her house on fire has been indicted for arson and capital murder.

District 17 runoff set for Tuesday

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Three weeks of campaigning will come down to Tuesday when voters decide who will serve the remaining year of the late Terry Brown's state senate term.

Making a memory: A few readers share their memorable Thanksgivings

Posted yesterday in Community

On Friday morning, a room full of 3- and 4-year-olds made a Thanksgiving memory. Dressed as pilgrims or Native Americans, they sang for parents, grandparents and other family members at the First United Methodist Church Early Learning Center in Columbus.







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