The Attorney General's Office has dropped manslaughter charges against a former Columbus Police Officer involved in a fatal shooting during a traffic stop in 2015.
A would-be open hearing for a Lowndes County School District teacher trying to keep her job was largely held behind closed doors Wednesday as much of the testimony dealt with private matters involving at least two students.
Ruby Tuesday in Starkville has closed permanently. Though a sign poised in the window announced its "temporary" closure, the restaurant has vacated from the Ruby Tuesday website.
With just a few minor tweaks remaining, work on one part of the project to improve traffic flow near the heart of Columbus' retail corridor will be completed while the other part is expected to be finished by summer's end, said Mississippi Department of Transportation project engineer Michael Miller.
Starkville officials say city employees must take steps to avoid accidents and fender-benders with city owned vehicles after Liberty Mutual dropped the city as a property, vehicle and equipment policyholder due to the number of claims.
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