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Stories with place: Columbus
  • Columbus councilman removed from council meeting 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 11:09 am

    COLUMBUS, Mississippi - Columbus Mayor Robert Smith ordered Ward 4 Councilman Marty Turner to be removed from a recent meeting.

  • Roll call on House passage of $415 million tax cut bill 
    Updated: Apr-18-16 7:12 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - The Mississippi House voted 73-44 Monday to approve a House-Senate plan to cut $415 million in taxes over 12 years. Supporters say the measure will return needed money to taxpayers and spur business growth. Opponents say Mississippi can't afford tax cuts with a revenue shortfall and say tax cuts haven't helped economies of other states. A yes vote was to approve the bill, while a no vote opposed that action. Voting yes were 66 Republicans and seven Democrats. Voting no were 37 Democrats and seven Republicans. Two Democrats voted present, while one Democrat and one Republican did not vote.

  • The Latest: Mississippian pleads guilty to terrorism charge 
    Updated: Mar-29-16 7:01 pm

    ABERDEEN, Mississippi - The Latest on an Islamic State sympathizer pleading guilty in Mississippi (all times local):