The Lowndes County School District is taking steps to ensure that every child is reading on his or her grade level.
A circuit court judge on Friday temporarily closed Club Rock after the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department, through an affidavit seeking a temporary restraining order, said it received credible information that a retaliatory shooting "has been planned and is ready to be carried out" at the nightclub.
County and city leaders are taking measures to increase safety and reduce speed on roads near churches and residential areas.
Oktibbeha County deputies are searching for two home invasion suspects after a third was shot at University Hills Trailer Park Friday.
A new sandwich place opened Monday in Columbus.
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