City officials: CPD officer stopped for DUI in Starkville

Posted 3/17/2018 in Area

A Columbus police officer will face the city council in executive session Tuesday after apparently being stopped in Starkville recently for driving under the influence.

Starkville to consider joining opioid litigation

Posted 3/17/2018 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider allowing the city to join as plaintiffs in litigation targeting opioid manufacturer and distribution companies when they meet on Tuesday.

Ask Rufus: Factory Hill, Frog Bottom or Burns Bottom, it's a historic neighborhood

Posted 3/17/2018 in Local Columns

The neighborhood is now commonly called Burns Bottom but in the past has also been known as Factory Hill and Frog Bottom. It is one of the oldest and most historic neighborhoods in Columbus.

Personal expression: A home tour reveals 'the world of Nawrocki'

Posted 3/17/2018 in Community

Art deco was on my mind as I arranged a visit to Tom Nawrocki's home in eastern Lowndes County. I'd learned he had more than 100 art deco-style lamps he'd made with his own hands.







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