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Rhea awaits bond hearing in Picayune

Posted 2/14/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Starkville woman arrested for aiding a prisoner escape custody is awaiting a bond hearing in Pearl River County Jail.

One dead, three injured in Lowndes wreck

Posted 2/14/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

One person died and three others were injured after a two-vehicle wreck Monday afternoon.

Columbus schools hold off on firing more than 50 teachers

Posted 2/14/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A proposal to cut several positions within the Columbus Municipal School District hit a stumbling block Monday night, buying some needed time for those whose jobs are on the chopping block. But the delay is only temporary.

 

Caledonia Aldermen vote against Cal-City Grocery

Posted 2/11/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

CALEDONIA -- Jeff Doty was careful to preface his case to reopen Cal-City Grocery with a simple and to-the-point statement. "I am not here to cause animosity among the community," Doty told the Caledonia Board of Aldermen Saturday. "I am here to run a legitimate business." Still, the board voted against conditions for Cal-City Grocery to sell cold beer, either under a grandfather clause or a variation to a city ordinance.

 

 

Survivor of European cruise shipwreck thankful to be alive

Posted 2/11/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

She got a brief phone call from her son before she started watching the tragedy unfold on the news. Eventually, Lillian Evans, of Columbus, just turned the TV off.

 

Local spelling champ gets ready for next competition

Posted 2/10/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

This will probably come as a surprise to Caledonia Middle School sixth-grader Elise Cook's fan club, but her favorite subject isn't English, it's math. In fact, this year's countywide spelling champ is hoping to someday become an engineer.

Helping middle class the basis of Brad Morris' congressional campaign

Posted 2/10/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Democrat Brad Morris spent Wednesday in the Golden Triangle, touting his candidacy for a U.S. House of Representatives seat for the 1st Congressional District, which covers most of north Mississippi.

 

Port director eyes grant money for project funding

Posted 2/10/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Each year, the Mississippi Legislature earmarks $3.8 million for the state's 16 ports along the Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River and Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway.

 

 

Brigham named VP of university relations and advancement at MUW

Posted 2/10/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Mississippi University for Women alumna Allegra Brigham of Columbus is returning to the MUW campus as interim vice president for university relations and advancement, according to Dr. Jim Borsig, president of the university.

 

 

Caledonia to decide fate of cold beer sales at grocery store

Posted 2/10/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

An issue that was hotly-contested in 1945 and 1982 will be up for debate again Saturday morning at Caledonia Town Hall.

 

Columbus Civil Service Commission approves police hiring policy

Posted 2/10/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A controversial policy change which has pitted Columbus Police Chief Selvain McQueen against officers within the police department was approved by the Civil Service Commission 2-1 Thursday following a meeting in executive session.

 

MBI continues probe of shooting case

Posted 2/9/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Bond has been set for the man involved in a Saturday night incident, which injured a county Metro Narcotics agent and landed a Columbus police officer on leave pending investigation.

 

 

Facebook Watch Group fights crime

Posted 2/9/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

It's not about vigilante justice or fear but taking back the community, one person at a time.

 

 

Debate continues over police hirings, promotions

Posted 2/9/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Ongoing discussions about lateral promotions and new hires at the Columbus Police Department will continue tonight in a Civil Service Commission meeting at 5 p.m. at City Hall.

 

 

Stabbing victim remains hospitalized

Posted 2/9/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus man was arrested Tuesday night after stabbing another man during an altercation.

 

Local woman aids in inmate escape

Posted 2/9/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Starkville woman is charged with aiding the escape of an inmate.

 

Bond set for Dutch Village suspect

Posted 2/8/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Bond has been set for the man involved in a Saturday night incident which injured a county Metro Narcotics agent and landed a Columbus police officer on leave pending investigation. Marvin Dale Kyles, 25, of 75 Glynis Road in Steens, was issued a $50,000 bond on the felony charge of aggravated assault on a police officer.

 

 

Columbus school district explores fundraising foundations

Posted 2/8/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

It's always nice to have a little extra money in the coffers, and city school leaders are hoping they may have hit upon a partial solution to a longtime budget crisis. Many districts have organized educational foundations to serve as the fundraising arm of schools, and the Columbus Municipal School District is exploring the option.

 

 

Columbus wants more from economic development arm

Posted 2/8/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

When Columbus-Lowndes Development Link CEO Joe Higgins first arrived in Columbus, his only mandate from city officials was to get the town a movie theater. Nearly nine years later, Higgins received another mandate from the City Council in a special meeting Tuesday morning to discuss retail, economic and regional development.

 

 

City to Harry Sanders: We want an apology

Posted 2/8/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Members of the Columbus City Council retaliated Tuesday night against recent remarks made by a county supervisor. During the general comments section of the meeting, Ward 6 Councilman Kabir Karriem called for Lowndes County Board of Supervisors President Harry Sanders to publicly apologize for comments made during a speech at a local civic club.

 

 

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