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Wrongfully convicted man dies 10 years after prison release

Posted 1/26/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Mississippi man who spent 16 years in prison for crimes he didn't commit has died after an extended illness, a decade after being released. Levon Brooks died Wednesday at his home in Columbus.

Missing autistic man found safe

Posted 1/25/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Fifty-seven hours after his aunt had last seen him at his home on 19th Street, a 25-year-old autistic man was found safe and unharmed walking around in his backyard Wednesday afternoon.

Civil Service Commission sides with city in suspended police officer case

Posted 1/25/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

After a nearly three-hour hearing Wednesday, the Civil Service Commission of Columbus ruled not to change the punishment of a Columbus police officer who was suspended after pointing a Taser at a shackled inmate.

Restaurant tax: CVB backs off most recent requests on restaurant tax

Posted 1/25/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Following fierce pushback from city officials, a few Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau leaders appear to be backing off their proposed revisions to an inter-local agreement involving 2-percent restaurant sales tax funds.

Stakeholders encouraged by economy, concerned with workforce

Posted 1/24/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Nearly three-fourths of attendees at a meeting of business and community leaders from the Columbus area Tuesday said the state economy is doing better now than it was five years ago.

Volunteers gather to search for missing autistic man

Posted 1/24/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The search for Chris Reed, a 25-year-old autistic man missing since Monday, is still on.

 

CPD investigating pair of Tuesday robberies

Posted 1/24/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Police are investigating a pair of robberies Tuesday, one at a residence on Military Road and another at a gas station on Main Street.

 

Two charged with felony burglary of storage units

Posted 1/24/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Two Lowndes County residents face felony charges after breaking into American Mini Storage units Sunday on Cal Kolola Road in Caledonia.

Man accused of choking ex-girlfriend in altercation

Posted 1/24/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Lowndes County man is behind bars for allegedly choking his ex-girlfriend.

Ending celebration of Mississippi's literary tradition

Posted 1/23/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

When Beverly Norris was looking for a way the Columbus Arts Council could celebrate Mississippi's bicentennial last year, she remembered some of the people for which the state is most well-known.

Family of missing autistic man still searching

Posted 1/23/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The family of a 25-year-old autistic man has filed a missing persons report with Columbus Police Department.

Restaurant tax: City, CVB's last minute requests stall tax talks

Posted 1/23/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Last-minute requests from both the city and the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board have again placed the future of a county-wide 2-percent restaurant sales tax in peril.

Robotics is a 'learning process'

Posted 1/22/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Arianna and Trinity Rosales stood at the ready Saturday, controllers in hand and waiting for their match to begin.

Tabernacle shooting suspect nabbed in Tennessee

Posted 1/22/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A suspect in a shooting on Tabernacle Road that sent one person to the hospital in July was taken into custody in Tennessee and now behind bars in Lowndes County Adult Detention Center.

Winning Market Street artist overcomes heavy odds

Posted 1/20/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Kelly Brown did not expect to be there Friday, when the winning entry for the 2018 Market Street Festival artwork was announced at the Art and Design Building on the campus of Mississippi University for Women.

Air Force Base receives best-ever inspection rating in 2017

Posted 1/20/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Air Force Base Commander Col. Doug Gosney said 2017 was particularly productive for the base, and he hopes that trend continues in 2018.

Courage and class: New Hope teacher uses her breast cancer fight to impart life lessons

Posted 1/20/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

For the past three years, Heather Henry has taught seventh grade math at New Hope Middle School.

Fire destroys Artesia home

Posted 1/19/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A morning fire Thursday destroyed a house at 20 Ellis Loop in Artesia. None of the house's six residents are injured, as no one was home when the fire started.

Man bites officer during drug arrest

Posted 1/19/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A man who allegedly bit a police officer is in custody at Lowndes County Adult Detention Center.

CMSD board chooses superintendent search firm

Posted 1/18/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to hire the Clinton-based Mississippi School Boards Association to conduct the district's next superintendent search.

 

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