Temperature aside, it would be easy enough to imagine it as another languid summer afternoon in Caledonia. The school parking lots are empty, but there are a dozen or so kids at Ola J. Pickett Park, riding their bikes and scooters or frolicking on the playground.
Lowe's Home Improvement off Military Road in Columbus reopened at 6 a.m. today after an employee tested positive earlier this week for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith has reduced work hours for most city employees, an executive decision that became effective Wednesday morning and is expected to last at least through next week, said the city's Chief Administrative Officer David Armstrong.
Authorities released more details in an officer-involved shooting in North Columbus Wednesday, including allegations the victim had pointed a weapon at a Lowndes County deputy and stole an unmarked law enforcement vehicle during the incident.
1. Local State Farm agent, CRA chair dies Tuesday COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Police release video of altercation between Huck's owner and off-duty deputy COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Update: Victim in officer-involved shooting identified COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Laid off Starkville resident provides meals for others during quarantine STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY