A routine traffic stop for a Mississippi University for Women police officer ended with a Columbus man in jail for carjacking and kidnapping late Tuesday.
Police Chief Oscar Lewis seemed to learn more about his position security Tuesday evening, as city councilmen approved a "plan of action" for him to move forward in the wake of a consultant report that called for his resignation.
Uber, a mobile app-based ride-sharing company, will begin service in the Golden Triangle on Friday as a part of its expansion to 23 counties in east Mississippi and the Delta, the company announced on its website Tuesday.
Starkville leaders took the next necessary step Tuesday toward loosening the city's ordinance restrictions on alcohol sales.
The way to beat the country's opioid crisis is to medically treat opioid addiction rather than just throw addicts in prison.
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