City, Princess compromise on changes after shooting

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus city officials and ownership of The Princess Theater have reached a compromise they believe will serve as a starting point to address concerns about safety in and around the downtown business.

City, store owner clash after Tuesday shooting

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Mayor Robert Smith will call an emergency city council meeting Thursday to address violence at a Seventh Avenue North convenience store where two men were shot Tuesday.

Starkville aldermen sending potential case against former officer to DA's office

Posted 3/21/2017 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

An hour-long, closed-door executive session concluded Tuesday with Starkville aldermen voting to discipline Starkville Police Department Officer Drew Jones and tender a potential case against former Officer William Thrasher to the district attorney for possible prosecution.


Third 'Possum Town Throwdown' set for Thursday

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

For the third year, the Columbus High School boys basketball team will clash with a team coached by Mayor Robert Smith to help raise money for cancer research.




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