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  1. No money from KiOR as loan deadline arrivesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... based in Pasadena, Texas, hasn't paid by then, it's unclear what will happen. Mississippi could seize the plant in Columbus, but that could force KiOR into default on other loans and force bankruptcy. KiOR owes $69.4 million to Mississippi. On July ...

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  2. Columbus man arrested for macheteRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Richard Bernard Anderson, 43, of 63 Mason Drive, was arrested Tuesday by officers with the Columbus Police Department. According to a media release from the department, Anderson and a crowd of people had gathered in the 1800 block of Seventh Avenue North shortly after a standoff at a nearby home.

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  3. Mayor's Thanksgiving luncheon canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... lunch came from business sponsorships and proceeds from fundraisers, one such event was held last summer featuring Columbus native and former Minnesota Vikings head football coach Leslie Frazier. Completion of the $2.3 million renovation of the ...

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  4. Golden Triangle law enforcement offers Halloween safety tipsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... route before they leave the house and accompany their children tonight as they go door to door. SPD and the Columbus Police Department offered additional safety tips as well, such as wearing light or reflective clothing. SPD also suggested taping ...

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  5. City council mulls options for HOME programRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    The HOME Investment Partnership Program has a little more than $4 million in its upcoming funding cycle, and Columbus councilmen have begun working to find consensus on what residences will be on the city's application. During a special call meeting Tuesday, the council heard from the program's administrators, Dana Jones and Jackie Cobbins.

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  6. Veteran, 95, recalls youth on 95th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NewsOK.com

    ... Hahn, a Santa Fe artist who was director of Arts Place in Oklahoma City, and plans to return for the party. Born in Columbus, Mississippi, Hahn started working after high school as a secretary for the T. J. Moss Tie Company, bought 30 years later by ...

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  7. Columbus hopes to keep playoff hopes alive versus MurrahRead the original story

    Yesterday | Commercial Dispatch

    Keep that advice in mind in case you see Montgomery today and consider asking him about the playoff prospects for his Columbus High School football team. Don't bother asking the question because Montgomery doesn't know.

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  8. Tax liens on judicial candidate exceed $550KRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... currently pays approximately $120,085 a year. Montgomery, who owned and operated Montgomery Law Firm LLC in Columbus until she closed the doors in April, has a federal tax lien in the amount of $178,605 against the law firm, according to documents ...

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  9. Bond set for man accused of shooting at CPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Commercial Dispatch

    Isham Conner Jr. and Cheyenne Smith are walked into Justice Court in Columbus Wednesday afternoon. Conner was charged with aggravated assault on a police officer and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.

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  10. Browning on Business: Smoothie, juice bar opening in ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... a third location then opened in Tupelo and a fourth location is slated to open inside the Tupelo hospital. The Columbus location at 502 18th Ave. will be the fifth "Juva." It will employ between 10 and 15 people. Where Old Aberdeen Road and 18th ...

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  11. 'John Wick' is all about attitude, firepowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newms360.com

    ... ey would if they weren't all dead. It's showing at the Cinemark in Tupelo, as well as Malcos in Oxford, Corinth and Columbus, and Hollywood Premier Cinemas in Starkville.

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  12. Police standoff leads to 2 arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Commercial Dispatch

    A three-hour standoff at a home on Ash Street ended with two men being taken into custody by the Columbus Police Department on Tuesday evening. Photo by: Sarah Fowler/Dispatch Staff An incident Tuesday on the north side of Columbus that included gunshots, a man stripping out of his clothes, a large crowd and a three-hour-plus standoff ended with two men in custody.

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  13. Columbus paving projects begin this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... The $4.5 million budgeted for paving, sidewalk and drainage work is part of a $5 million bond issue approved by Columbus councilmen this summer. Bids for sidewalk and drainage work are slated to be opened next month. About $500,000 of the $5 million ...

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  14. Market Fresh: A community jewelRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Commercial Dispatch

    The Hitching Lot Farmers' Market in Columbus has officially closed for the season. It will reopen again in April of 2015.

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  15. Heritage Academy looks for consistency in final two gamesRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Commercial Dispatch

    Following a 31-0 loss to Starkville Academy last week, the Heritage Academy football team knows it will play Madison-Ridgeland Academy in its final game of the season Nov. 7 in Columbus. The loss to the Volunteers ended the Patriots' hopes of advancing to the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools playoffs for the third-consecutive season.

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  16. C Spire looks to residential areas for cell towersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Commercial Dispatch

    A wireless provider seeking more favorable location guidelines for cell tower sites in Columbus will have to wait until next month to find out if its request will be granted. C Spire has asked the Columbus Planning Commission to recommend to the city council that the city amend its cell tower code, which prohibits towers from being constructed in residential and neighborhood commercial districts.

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  17. Downtown alley redesign beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Commercial Dispatch

    In May, the Mississippi Department of Transportation awarded Columbus $160,000 in grant funding through its Transportation Alternatives Program provided that the city sets aside $40,000 of its own. The Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau pledged $30,000 of that with the city using general funds to take care of the rest.

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  18. Woman Wounded in Exchange of GunfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... was wounded and taken to a Jackson hospital. Her condition was not immediately known. Grassaree tells WCBI-TV in Columbus deputies went to Guyton's home after she allegedly shot at a neighbor Sunday. He says deputies left about 4 p.m. Monday, hoping ...

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  19. Magic City Newsmakers: Express Oil Change, Belk, MCM Technology & moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Business Journal

    ... a 92,000-square-foot building and $20 million project. The contractor also started work on an expansion project at Columbus Orthopaedic Clinic in Columbus, Miss. The 8,000-square-foot addition will be completed in 2015.

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  20. Columbus Cheer Company v. City of ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | FindLaw

    COLUMBUS CHEER COMPANY v. CITY OF COLUMBUS, Mississippi, Mayor Robert Smith, Sr., Columbus, Municipal School District, Dr. Del Phillips, Dr. Martha Liddell, Tommy Prude, Alma Turner, Currie Fisher, Bruce Hanson and Glenn Lautzenhiser.

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