Would-be CPD officer popped for DUI, other charges

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

A would-be Columbus police officer withdrew his application Monday after he was charged with several offenses during a weekend traffic stop.

LCSD delays acting on policy requiring standing for anthem

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

An anticipated vote on a proposal requiring those attending a school event to stand for the national anthem never made it to the agenda for Monday's meeting of the Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees.

Teen arrested for brandishing AR-15 at park event

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

A teenager accused of threatening a crowd at a public park with an AR-15 is in custody at Lowndes County Adult Detention Center for attempted aggravated assault.


Mickens takes on ex-opponent during town hall

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

An otherwise amicable town hall meeting Monday briefly became chippy when a Columbus councilman accused a former political opponent of lying about his address.



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