Man charged with aggravated assault for shooting in Cracker Barrel

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus man is charged with aggravated assault for allegedly shooting an assistant manager Friday afternoon in the Cracker Barrel restaurant on 18th Avenue North.

Chancery judges appeal Supreme Court ruling on guns in courthouses

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

The three 14th District chancery judges have filed an appeal with the Mississippi Supreme Court, asking the high court to reconsider a June 7 ruling that overturned the judges' order to ban guns in courthouses while court is in session.

Developer finalizes purchase of Lee Middle property

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Lee Middle School property on Military Road officially has a new owner.


Ask Rufus: Stories on a Southern Porch

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Local Columns

It may be social media or just changing times, but sipping cool beverages and listening to grand stories while sitting on a porch on a hot summer day seems to be a relic of the past.



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Columbus police are searching for a suspect in a Friday afternoon shooting at Cracker Barrel on 18th Avenue North. An armed man entered the restaurant looking for his girlfriend, who works there, and shot another restaurant employee

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