Joint drug task force hits ground running

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

A joint drug task force with officers from both the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office and the Columbus Police Department has officially formed and is already making arrests in Lowndes County.

Home Base: Group of 'special' athletes remain just that

Posted yesterday in Local Columns

Most of the time, the fans start filing out of a basketball arena when the home team goes down 20 late in the second half. At the very least, the visitors' efforts would have silenced the crowd to the point where they could finish the job in relative peace.

2016 felony count hits 5-year high in Starkville

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The number of felony cases handled in Starkville Municipal Court hit a five-year high in 2016, while cases for driving under the influence dropped to a five-year low, statistics released by the city show.

YMCA hosts chaplain training

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Stephanie Gibson hoped the week's training at the YMCA would be the start of something special.







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