Man accused of killing, burning victim pleas

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

A man accused of killing a woman and burning her trailer pleaded guilty this week in Lowndes County Circuit Court to second-degree murder.

Mayor: Lewis review will be five-month process

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

Mayor Robert Smith said Tuesday he expects a five-month timeline for tracking the progress of Columbus police chief Oscar Lewis.

Judge stays Moore challenge ahead of Spruill appeal

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville mayoral candidate Johnny Moore's election challenge remains on hold after Special Circuit Judge Barry Ford stayed the matter ahead of an anticipated appeal from Mayor Lynn Spruill.

Give summer a cool send-off this Labor Day

Posted earlier today in Food

Any bona fide Mississippian knows toasty temperatures will last around here well into autumn.







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