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Columbus man accused of molestation
A judge Thursday ordered a Columbus man to no be around females under the age of 18 after the man was arrested and charged with molestation of a child.
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Altar Builders conference tonight through Sunday highlights urban evangelism
The Altar Builders 2014 conference, addressing urban evangelism, mission outreach and prayer, begins tonight at Living Church Ministries, 401 Omega St., and continues through Sunday.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
With city's error, no grant for low income homeowners
For the second time in less than six months, the city of Columbus is not eligible for a state grant because of errors on its part.
Browning on Business: RadioShack mum on which stores it will close
The struggling Texas-based electronic retail store is planning to close up to 1,100 stores across the country.
Caledonia considering annexation possibilities
During their monthly meeting Tuesday night, the town's board of aldermen voted to have Oxford-based firm Bridge & Watson Inc., conduct a comprehensive study on what would happen if Caledonia's town limits were expanded.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Clinkscales out, Amos in as drug court judge
Fellow municipal judge Marc Amos will replace Clinkscales until the current fiscal year ends on Oct. 1. Clinkscales remains with the city as a municipal judge.
Chism: Holloway's early appointment is not off the table
A conference committee is needed to work out the differences in two Starkville-Oktibbeha County school merger bills after the House struck the Senate's school consolidation bill Tuesday and replaced it with its own language.
Slimantics: Skin in the game
On Feb. 3, I became a grandfather. Lily Elaine Smith weighed just four-pounds, four-ounces.
Hump Day chaos sends Columbus cops scrambling
A flurry of calls had police scrambling to respond to reports of a murder, a threatened suicide, a car flying through Southside at a high speed and a pair of car crashes, all before 8 a.m. Just after 7 a.m., a unidentified child called 911 claiming a man had just killed his mother.
A Taste of Grace: A Columbus congregation shares favorite recipes
Grace Baptist Church Ministery Assistant Sharon Williams shows the cookbook compiled by members and friends of the Columbus church.
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Airbus Helicopters to make AStars in Golden Triangle
"The plant here in Columbus has been in charge of Lakota. Our next step, which has been decided, is the production of the AStar - the very successful helicopter AStar - here in Columbus, Miss.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Columbus man arrested on kidnapping, sexual assault charges
A Columbus man is behind bars after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman and held her against her will last week.
County mulls project to extend sewer service
Officials from the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District and Columbus Light and Water are discussing the possibility of extending sewer service to a subdivision in District 4 just outside the Columbus city limits.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Dollar General leads boom in discount store expansion
The newest Dollar General store on Highway 50 is pictured on Wednesday. The store will replace a smaller Dollar General across the street.
Lawyers seek dismissal in stillborn-death case
A Mississippi woman who gave birth to a stillborn child at age 16 is challenging a "depraved heart murder" charge that was filed against her by prosecutors who said her cocaine use killed the baby.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Tourism board loses member in Columbus
COLUMBUS, Miss.-- For the second time in two months, Lowndes County supervisors must act on a vacancy on the board that oversees the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Councilmen: Non-quorum meetings are often useful
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith has called non-quorum meetings with councilmen on four occasions in the past month to discuss matters involving public and taxpayer interest.
In My Shoes: Second-graders get lessons in empathy for children with disabilities
New Hope Elementary School second-grader Kylie Vincent, 8, tries to align a zipper Feb. 25, with guidance from Junior Auxiliary of Columbus member Renee Perkerson.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Gone, but not forgotten: Cemeteries help tell the story of the area's black history
The Starkville Colored Cemetery, which survived years of neglect, may soon be added to the National Registry of Historic Places.