For new District Attorney Scott Colom, it’s important to balance being tough on crime while offering second chances to those who might need it.
Scott Colom announced on Tuesday several more hires who will join his staff when he takes over the District Attorney’s office in January.
District Attorney-elect Scott Colom has made the first hire for his staff.
Scott Colom is moving on to a new position and the city of Columbus will have to determine who will fill his shoes as city prosecutor.
District Attorney Forrest Allgood said his 26-year tenure as lead prosecutor for Lowndes, Clay, Noxubee and Oktibbeha counties has filled him with purpose and passion.
Columbus attorney Scott Colom on Tuesday ousted Forrest Allgood as the chief prosecutor for Mississippi’s 16th District.
Scott Colom wants to bring a fresh perspective.
The 32-year-old Columbus lawyer and city prosecutor says his youth is one of his strengths in his campaign to be elected District 16 District Attorney.
The Columbus City Council voted to create a new position Tuesday night for project manager and staffed that position with local construction firm J5 Broaddus.
The council also appointed a new prosecuting attorney, Scott Colom, to replace Shane Tompkins.
A Mississippi school district contends it was justified to suspend a student for recording a rap song that educators believed would disrupt classes and was a threat to teachers.
I knew it was time to stop writing a weekly column when writing one about stopping became easier to write. Over the last year or so, writing this column has been a significant part of my life. It’s pushed me to think about Columbus. It’s encouraged me to meet new people and allowed me to share my thoughts with strangers. It’s also kept me up late many a Tuesday night.