Columbus, DA's office each chip in $3,000 toward reward for escaped inmate capture

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus City Council upped the ante Tuesday to help law enforcement find an escaped inmate from Lowndes County Adult Detention Center.

Aldermen to hold public hearing on vape store exemption

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville's board of aldermen will host a Nov. 7 public hearing on a proposed exemption to its recently-amended smoking ordinance that would allow smoking in standalone vape and smoking stores.

New Hope student's wrongful arrest lawsuit moves forward

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

Federal judge Debra Brown on Tuesday denied the motion to dismiss a civil lawsuit for wrongful imprisonment against a Lowndes County Justice Court judge who signed an affidavit for the arrest of a 17-year-old falsely accused of statutory rape.

Four face bribery charges in aggravated assault case

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

Four people face bribery charges after a Lowndes County Sheriff's Office investigator learned a suspect in an aggravated assault was attempting to offer his alleged victim money.



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