Mississippi’s constitution bars its citizens from voting ever again after being convicted of certain felonies.
A coalition of convenience store owners will go before the Columbus City Council on Tuesday to seek a change to a recently-passed ordinance that limits store hours.
A Columbus event that honored the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for nearly a decade is no more, but the city will have several events to celebrate the message of the civil rights icon.
Approximately 600 miles of roads meander through the county, and Lowndes County Road Manager Ronnie Burns knows them all. He hasn’t figured out exactly how many road signs will have to be replaced under a new federal mandate, but he knows this much — it’s going to be a costly, time-consuming project.
Former city councilman Kamal Karriem, who tested positive for cocaine while on probation in 2008, plans to appeal the revocation of his probation before the state Supreme Court, he said Monday.
The state Court of Appeals has rejected former Columbus councilman Kamal Karriem’s appeal of the revocation of his probation for testing positive for cocaine.
Ah, our local leaders (past and present). Isn’t it bad enough that we have to put up with the childish behavior and antics of Leroy Brooks and the criminal actions of Kamal Karriem and Jim Terry? Now it’s Robert Smith and Kabir Karriem!