A Columbus woman has been formally charged with murder after her boyfriend was stabbed to death last week. Chaddy Mae Brooks, 27, of 300 Lehmberg Rd, Apartment 153, was charged Monday morning. Danielle Gore, 37, died Friday.
If you have blood and are in the giving mood, you could consider being a donor today. Until 5 p.m., Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle is hosting a blood drive.
Paul Tashiro is from Japan and in 1945, he wanted to die for the emperor. He was 13 years old and Japanese children were taught that to die for their country was the highest honor. Japan was in a fight with the United States then, so Tashiro volunteered and began flight school to train as a kamikaze pilot.
For many residents in the Golden Triangle, Thursday will be a day to celebrate with family around food and laughter. However, for some elderly Columbus citizens, Thanksgiving will be just another day that they spend alone.
When it comes to talkin' turkeys, some would say no one knows the feathered fowl quite like your local grocer. So when Butterball recently announced it would have a shortage of fresh turkeys and large frozen turkeys during the Thanksgiving holiday, area grocery stores were prepared.
Councilmen have not formally adopted terms for private use of the Old Highway 82 Bridge, but they are unofficially using a special event permit policy for those who want to hold receptions and other private events on the recently renovated structure.
A Columbus woman is behind bars after she allegedly fatally stabbed her boyfriend Friday morning.
Columbus councilmen and department heads are having a retreat Dec. 5 and they'll tour each ward the city in the days beforehand to assess issues that are unique to the city's different areas.
West Lowndes Middle School was recently awarded a $5,000 grant through Weyerhaeuser Giving and plans to use the money to buy electronics and gift cards to encourage students to score higher on tests.
The Columbus Municipal School District has agreed to a settlement with former superintendent Martha Liddell, a move that cancels a termination hearing that was scheduled for later this month and brings to an official end Liddell's employment with the district.
The Columbus Police Department has added six officers to the force. Kenyada Blair, Colson Eller, Roger Lewis, Claude Long, Matthew Schober and Charles Yarbrough were sworn in Monday night at the Trotter Convention Center along with officers joining police departments in Starkville and West Point.
The Golden Triangle Development Link has agreed to partner with a committee exploring economic development potential for city property on the Island.
Columbus councilmen have approved a social media policy for city employees, as well as an ordinance banning firearms on city property.
A crowd showed up at the Trotter Convention Center in downtown Columbus on Tuesday. The occasion was Mayor Robert Smith's annual Thanksgiving luncheon, which ran from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event honored area resident 55 years of age or older.
Mississippi is moving along nicely on its "Pathway to Progress," but more statewide input and collaboration between local and state leaders is needed. This was the main message of Mississippi Economic Council President Blake Wilson Tuesday on the first of 19 tour stops over the next three months to push Blueprint Mississippi's objectives.
The Columbus city council will discuss and have the option to approve a firearms ordinance, as well as a social media policy, during its meeting this afternoon at the municipal complex.
Only 32 teams participated in this year's Coaches Cup, the first time the end-of-the-season youth soccer tournament has been held in the Friendly City. Although 50 teams were expected when the city first secured the event last year, officials say there is silver lining in the small number: It gave Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority and the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau an opportunity to get everything right during their first year as hosts for the tournament.
When the Columbus Municipal School District begins the search for a permanent superintendent, board members will have to come together, according to an official with the Mississippi School Board Association. Dr. Mike Waldrop, director of the MSBA, spoke to board members Monday night during their monthly meeting.
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