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Council suspends CPD officer

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus city council has suspended a police officer without pay for 14 days as a result of two separate incidents.

Deceased inmate battled drug dependency for years

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Louisville man died at the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center Monday night.

Slimantics: 110-year-old poster a memento of legendary MSU-Ole Miss game

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

Thursday, Ole Miss and Mississippi State will meet for the 114th time in football when the Bulldogs and Rebels collide at Davis Wade Stadium on the MSU campus.

 

Child hit by car in north Columbus

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

A child hit by a car in north Columbus yesterday is expected to recover.

 

Columbus man arrested for sexual battery

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus man found himself behind bars for sexual battery last week.

Man steals officer's Taser while resisting arrest

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Caledonia man accused of multiple felonies, including previous sexual battery and drug charges, was arrested after an altercation with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office deputies last week during which he stole an officer's Taser.

Inmate dies at Lowndes County jail

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

An inmate at Lowndes County Adult Detention Center died Monday night.

A truly multi-purpose playground

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Two weeks ago, the Lowndes County Recreation Department opened the little playground located just south of the New Hope Community Center, next to New Hope High School.

Restaurant tax: CVB offers compromise on 2-percent tax

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau offered its own compromise Monday to the debate between Columbus and Lowndes County on how to divide future 2-percent restaurant tax revenue.

Feeding the needy: Food drives lend helping hand for Thanksgiving

Posted 11/20/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

This week, 40 families living in Columbus Housing Authority residences will receive a laundry basket filled to the brim with fruits, vegetables, cake mix, canned goods, baking ingredients and more.

MBN agent: Marijuana use more prominent, dangerous today than before

Posted 11/17/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Use of marijuana has increased by 7.5 percent since 2007, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Lt. Eddie Hawkins said.

'A fun little outing': Law enforcement show local man the ropes in simulated traffic stop

Posted 11/17/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

On his first day as a law enforcement officer, Phillip Goodwin pulled over Keith Worshaim near the Lowndes County Soccer Complex for reckless driving three times.

Hospital fund trustees keeping close eye on tax reform battle

Posted 11/16/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Normally, what happens in Washington, D.C. attracts little attention from the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors as they handle the business of the county.

Restaurant tax: CVB board make-up remains sticking point

Posted 11/16/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Although no motions were made and no votes were taken, the Lowndes County board of supervisors agreed during Wednesday's meeting to accept most of the proposed changes for a joint resolution with the city asking an extension of the county's 2-percent restaurant sales tax.

Mayor: Foul language fouling up restaurant tax conversation

Posted 11/15/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

If Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins arranges a joint meeting of Columbus and Lowndes County officials to negotiate how to divide a 2-percent restaurant sales tax, Mayor Robert Smith said he will not attend.

Restaurant tax: Mayor rejects LINK proposal dividing revenue

Posted 11/15/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Mayor Robert Smith is rejecting a proposal to save a 2-percent restaurant sales tax, but he said he is open to continuing negotiations on how the tax revenue should be divided.

Lt. governor says job creation should be state's top priority

Posted 11/15/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Work job creation should be the state's top priority, Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said during his appearance Tuesday before a joint luncheon of the Lowndes County Republican Women and the Columbus Rotary Club.

CMSD to begin search for superintendent after vote to renew Hickman's contract fails

Posted 11/14/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees voted to begin a search for a new superintendent Monday after two failed motions to extend the tenure of current superintendent, Philip Hickman, whose contract expires at the end of June.

Sentencing postponed for Columbus woman who wrote unnecessary prescriptions

Posted 11/14/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The sentencing for a Columbus woman who pleaded guilty to health care fraud earlier this year has been postponed.

Woman accused of intimidating witness at Premier Lounge turns herself in

Posted 11/14/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A woman accused of intimidating a witness in a felony case turned herself in to Columbus Police Department Monday.

 

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