On Friday, December 13, 2019, officers with Columbia Police Department conducted a special operation with members of the Pine Belt Human Trafficking Task Force. The operation was aimed at targeting those who were attempting to exploit or entice juveniles for sexual purposes, solicit prostitutes, and to possibly identify prostitutes... Read More.
You are invited to a retirement reception for Cass Barnes for his 24 years of service on Friday, December 27th from 3-5pm at the Sebe Dale, JR Chancery Court Building, 250 Broad Street in Columbia.
The boil water notice for Cedar Grove-Harmony customers on Stuckey Road, Fortenberry Cutoff and Conerly Road has been lifted.
Preliminary tornado survey information from the December 16, 2019 Tornado event: -Marion County: Survey teams rated the tornado that went through Columbia, MS as an EF2 tornado with 112mph winds. This tornado began southwest of Columbia and tracked for roughly 6.8 miles, ending on the east side of town.... Read More.
This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central Mississippi, east central Mississippi, and south central Mississippi. .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THREAT...Enhanced TIMING...Today through Tonight FOG THREAT...Limited TIMING...Today Today through tonight, severe thunderstorms are likely and tornadoes are possible. Some thunderstorms may produce damaging winds up to 70 mph and large hail up to golf ball size.
Investigators have arrested 3 individuals in connection with the October 29, 2019 murder of Essic Darby in Kokomo, MS. Nathan Smith (22) of Hattiesburg, charged with Murder and Armed Robbery. Rico Roberts (23) of Hattiesburg, charged with Murder and Armed Robbery. LaJourdon Travis (25) of Poplarville, charged with Armed Robbery and Accessory... Read More.