Columbus Municipal School District Superintendent Philip Hickman says he'll recommend withdrawing from the district's reserve funds to avoid a tax increase for the coming fiscal year.
A man has been arrested for allegedly breaking into a staff house at Palmer Home for Children and attacking a staff member on the children's home's property at about 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Local, state and federal authorities have apprehended more than 20 people in the Golden Triangle area over the last two days on drug-related charges.
Two of the four counties within Mississippi's 16th Circuit Court District have tentatively agreed to financially support a move to new office space by District Attorney Scott Colom and his staff, and Colom said he hopes supervisors in Clay and Oktibbeha counties will also pitch in for the cause.
Columbus is invited to the 10th annual Southside Blues Festival at Townsend Park tonight, Friday and Saturday.
1. Spears: CMSD tax hike unnecessary COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Over 25 arrested on drug-related charges COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. CPD officer involved in fight to go before city council COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Man arrested after attack at Palmer Home COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY