Columbus Newswire (Page 6)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Columbus, MS. (Page 6)

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  1. MDOT unveils Highway 82 interchange improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... said City Engineer and Neel-Schaffer Vice President Kevin Stafford. "MDOT wanted it to stay in the city of Columbus. So they went through some priorities along their roadways that the city has seen and with that, overall, they came up with a ...

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  2. West Point beats Columbus 42-14Read the original story

    Aug 18, 2017 | Daily Times Leader

    Columbus won the coin toss on Thursday night before they took on West Point. They deferred their option to the second half.

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  3. The Sherman Business Report: Twisted Burger opening new location in West PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Before moving to Columbus, Twisted Burger was originally located on Main Street in West Point. Now the restaurant is returning to West Point in the former CJ's location in the Mossy Oak mall.

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  4. Business brief: Vaughn electedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    The Independent Insurance Agents of Mississippi announced Cecil Vaughan of Galloway Chandler McKinney Insurance Agency in Columbus as its new chairman. Cecil is a partner/producer for Galloway Chandler McKinney Insurance where he has worked for 33 years.

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  5. MUW, CPD, narcotics officers arrest suspect in carjacking, kidnapping caseRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    A routine traffic stop for a Mississippi University for Women police officer ended with a Columbus man in jail for carjacking and kidnapping late Tuesday. The suspect, Marty Christopher Moore, 26, of 1011 15th St. S., was walking along the side of the road near South Pickensville Road and 15th Street South at about 11:30 p.m. when a driver on the road offered him a ride, according to a press release from the Columbus Police Department.

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  6. Council OKs action plan for police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... it was the right time for the department to face another police chief change. Matthews also noted the high turnover Columbus has had at the police chief position in the last five years -- Columbus has had three chiefs and two interim chiefs during ...

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  7. American Gent Barbershop: Shaping gentlemen of StarkvilleRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | Starkville Daily News

    ... the best teachers," Fedrick said. "It was just one of those things I was just like, why not?" From Kosciusko, Ms to Columbus and now Starkville, Josh said he's been cutting hair for about six years. Fedrick has been cutting hair in Starkville for ...

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  8. Reed's to close Columbus locationRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2017 | Starkville Daily News

    One of Mississippi's oldest local businesses - Reed's - will be closing its Columbus location in the spring of 2018. Lex Jackson, owner of Jackson Square, said it's time for him to take a step back and with both him and the Reed's not having any family wanting to take over the business, that's what sparked the closure. 9 comments

  9. Columbus approves tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Columbus city councilmen approved a 2-mill tax increase Wednesday during their second meeting on the city's Fiscal Year 2018 budget. The Council approved the millage increase on a 4-1 vote, with Gene Taylor of Ward 1, Joseph Mickens of Ward 2, Fredrick Jackson of Ward 4 and Steven Jones of Ward 5 supporting it.

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  10. Council funds 2 new crime lab hiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Shepherd, the director of the Columbus Police Department's crime lab, was on his way out of City Hall from a budget meeting where city councilmen unanimously approved $88,000 total to hire two employees for the lab, effectively doubling the staff. "It's been a roller coaster for three years," he said.

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  11. Columbus police investigate pawn shop burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    CPD is seeking information on a July 30 burglary at Possum Town Pawn and Gun. This still frame from video surveillance of the incident apparently show two black male suspects with their faces covered.

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  12. Reed's of Columbus closing after 45 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Lex Jackson, owner of Reed's in Columbus, said he will be closing the clothing store in spring 2018. The store has been in business in Columbus for almost 45 years, including the last 20 at Jackson Square on Highway 45. Photo by: Luisa Porter/Dispatch Staff Lex Jackson, who came to town 45 years ago after a flood, told The Dispatch, as the rain fell, he would be closing his Columbus clothing store in the spring.

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  13. Our View: Childlike wonder, let's have more of itRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    In Sunday's edition, Lifestyles editor Jan Swoope told the story of Erik Studdard, a Columbus graphic artist with a passion for toy photography, which involves staging small toy characters in scenes, then photographing them. For Studdard, it's not-for-profit enterprise.

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  14. Columbus police search for three armed suspects in armed robberyRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    The suspects reportedly entered a home on 15th Avenue North at about 4 a.m., according to a press release from Columbus Police Department. The home's resident, a 63-year-old man, told police he heard a knock on the front door.

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  15. Roses and thorns: 8/6/17Read the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... project. A rose to consultant K.B. Turner, for his thorough -- and sometimes candid -- report on the state of the Columbus Police Department. Turner was hired by the city in January to conduct an examination of the police department and make ...

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  16. Voice of the people: K.B. TurnerRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    During Tuesday's City Council meeting, I presented the results of the Columbus Police Department evaluation. Overall, the "Leadership for the Immediate Future: A Strategy for Transformative Policing" report has been received very well.

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  17. Smith on Sports: Coaches can't watch players all of the timeRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 | Starkville Daily News

    ... prized pick ups for Mullen and the Bulldogs on signing day back in February. There's all kind of potential for the Columbus native. MSU has a loaded backfield and there's a chance that Hill will be redshirted anyway, but after the events of the ...

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  18. Breazeale holds top line for winRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    David Breazeale outlasted Dane Dacus to win the Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series Super Late Model race Friday at Columbus. Photo by: David Miller/Special to The Dispatch Buy this photo.

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  19. Ask Rufus: The Columbus BicentennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    In a few places northeast of Columbus, the old bed of the Military Road still cuts through the forest as it did before the founding of the town. The road's 1817 survey set the location of its Tombigbee River ferry and resulted in the construction of a log house on the river bluff there.

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  20. Entering the Hall of Fame: Columbus native touts role of mentors on his road to NFL achievementRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Columbus native Leslie Frazier was inducted Saturday to the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame in Jackson. Once the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings in the National Football League, he also earned a Super Bowl ring as a player with the Chicago Bears and is now defensive coordinator for the Buffalo Bills.

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