Armed robbery case ends in mistrial

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

An armed robbery trial in which a city councilman's son testified as a key witness ended in a mistrial Friday after three jurors had to be excused from duty one day into the trial.

Work program absentees cause concern

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lowndes County officials are trying to determine how to enforce court-ordered community service.

SOCSD bans former teacher from campuses

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A former Starkville High School theatre teacher is asking district leadership for an apology after he was removed from a play performance on campus last week.


A couple in Columbus finds that living smaller can yield a big life

Posted yesterday in Community

Henry David Thoreau may well have planted seeds for the modern tiny house movement when he went "to the woods" to live "deliberately."







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