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Protesters in Columbus urge overturn of Ricky Ball decision, call for unity

Posted about 1 hour ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

Sweat was pouring down David Horton's forehead under a scorching sun as the temperature in Columbus reached 90 degrees Monday afternoon. Crowds gathered around him. Cars flew by him, some honking in support. So he kept on rallying.

Jackson stepping down from District 15 Senate seat, citing health concerns

Posted about 1 hour ago in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

State Sen. Gary Jackson (R-French Camp), who represents part of eastern and southern Oktibbeha County, announced Monday that he will retire after almost 17 years in office, citing health concerns.

Area business people share challenges of forging ahead during pandemic

Posted about 1 hour ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

On Monday, the Columbus-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce hosted the first of a series of virtual network luncheons, with local business people sharing their experiences on how they have adapted to the challenges of COVID-19.

MSU student injured, former student killed in DeSoto County car wreck

Posted about 1 hour ago in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A former Mississippi State University student died, a current student was injured and a third person died Sunday afternoon in a car crash in southern DeSoto County.

Lowndes County to pay $130K for computers in LCSO vehicles

Posted about 1 hour ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lowndes County supervisors unanimously voted Monday morning to amend this fiscal year's budget to pay $130,000 to place 30 computers in the sheriff's department vehicles.

Oktibbeha supervisors delay passage of 4-year road project plan

Posted about 1 hour ago in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Oktibbeha County supervisors had planned to discuss and pass their 4-year road project plan at Monday's meeting, but they tabled it until the next meeting, June 15.

 

Clay County supes keep courthouse closed to public for now

Posted about 1 hour ago in Area

The Clay County Board of Supervisors considered reopening the courthouse to public visitors Monday, but decided to table that decision for its next meeting on Thursday.

 

 

Mississippi gov: Protests good, but no place for 'agitators'

Posted about 1 hour ago in State

Protesters marched in Mississippi's capital city on Monday, with some stopping to lie on the ground outside Jackson's main police station to remember George Floyd, a black man who died after a Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee into Floyd's neck for several minutes.

 

 

Protesters invoke different names to decry police treatment

Posted about 1 hour ago in National

In Baltimore, protesters shouted the name of Freddie Gray. In Topeka, Kansas, T-shirts were emblazoned with the name of Dominique White. In Tulsa, Oklahoma, people gathered in a spot where white mobs killed hundreds of blacks a century ago and chanted the name of Terence Crutcher.

 

 

Trump threatens military force against protesters nationwide

Posted about 1 hour ago in National

Wielding extraordinary federal authority, President Donald Trump threatened the nation's governors on Monday that he would deploy the military to states if they did not stamp out violent protests over police brutality that have roiled the nation over the past week.

 

 

Medical examiner: Floyd's heart stopped while restrained

Posted about 1 hour ago in National

A medical examiner on Monday classified George Floyd's death as a homicide, saying his heart stopped as police restrained him and compressed his neck, in a widely seen video that has sparked protests across the nation.

 

 

Black Liberty U. alums rebuke Falwell after blackface tweet

Posted about 1 hour ago in National

Nearly three dozen black alumni of Liberty University denounced school President Jerry Falwell Jr. on Monday, suggesting he step down after he mocked Virginia's mask-wearing requirement by invoking the blackface scandal that engulfed the state's governor last year.

 

 

All Mississippi businesses allowed to reopen amid coronavirus pandemic

Posted about 1 hour ago in State

All types of Mississippi businesses were being allowed to reopen Monday as Gov. Tate Reeves lifted his final orders that had closed them for several weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic.

 

 

'Hate just hides': Biden vows to take on systematic racism

Posted about 1 hour ago in National

Joe Biden vowed to address institutional racism in his first 100 days in office as he sought to elevate his voice Monday in the exploding national debate over racism and police brutality.

 

 

Health tips from Dr. Oz and Dr. Roizen for 6-2-20

Posted about 1 hour ago in National

 

 

Will temperature checks of employees make workplaces safe?

Posted about 1 hour ago in National

 

 

China delayed releasing coronavirus info, frustrating WHO

Posted about 1 hour ago in National

Throughout January, the World Health Organization publicly praised China for what it called a speedy response to the new coronavirus.

 

 

While asking for more, states are slow to spend virus aid

Posted about 1 hour ago in National

Many states have yet to spend the federal funding they received more than a month ago to help with soaring costs related to the coronavirus crisis, complicating governors' arguments that they need hundreds of billions more from U.S. taxpayers.

 

Monday Profile: Together at Columbus High and MSMS, high-achieving duo goes separate ways for college

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Tierah Macon wanted something different. Essence Hughes wanted to venture out and try new opportunities.

CPD investigating Sunday homicide

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus man died in a shooting in a motel parking lot early Sunday morning.

 

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