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Police: iPad brawl led to shootout in East Columbus; two arrested

Columbus police arrested two suspects in a shootout Wednesday in East Columbus. Shawn Stallings Jr. of Columbus and Ricky Armstead of Starkville are both charged with two counts of aggravated assault in the incident which began as a result of a disagreement over an iPad transaction, the police chief said …

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Brooke Simpson makes statement on America’s Got Talent | New

HOLLISTER – On Wednesday’s NBC episode “America’s Got Talent”, Hollister native Brooke Simpson was fourth among the top five finalists. Since the start of Season 16 on June 1, contestants have faced each other on stage with performances ranging from comedies, songs, dances, acrobatics and magicians. The final performances took …

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Vance Launches Redistribution Process for Trustees and School Board | New

HENDERSON – Vance County commissioners are embarking on the process of adjusting the district boundaries that will determine who can be elected commissioner over the next decade. Officials have scheduled three “listening sessions” for the public to comment on a process dictated by the 2020 US census result, several laws …

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College Road is expected to reopen soon after a slight delay

A construction project that has diverted drivers from their usual route through Baxter and forced them to rethink how to reach destinations, is expected to be completed soon and open as early as this weekend. Mayor Darrel Olson said he received calls from people asking why College Road was closed …

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State Council: Journalist’s Complaint Against Iowa Workforce Development “Founded”

Iowa Capital Dispatch’s claim that Iowa Workforce Development violated the state’s open records law while failing to deliver its director’s text messages to “merit,” a state panel ruled Thursday. The Iowa Public Information Council ruled that the news agency’s formal complaint against the state agency is “legally sufficient” and “has …

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Upgrading Expeditions to Improve Response and Communication | New

The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office will soon be implementing technology software that promises to improve response to mailings to people in distress. A contract with Central Square Technologies will cost the county $ 638,723. The Cleveland County Council of Commissioners approved the allowance at its Monday meeting. “The sheriff’s office …

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Central Post Shipping | Hurricanes are hell

I don’t know about you, but I think the weather events known as hurricanes have worsened throughout my life. And not only that, but there also appear to be more tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, famines, and disease than ever before. And of course, preachers are sure to point out that the …

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Tailgating Returns to Marshall Football with ‘Thunder Street’ | New

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Graham native coordinates living history program at the National Pacific War Museum

A public history student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock began a new career leading a living history program at the National Pacific War Museum, which provides the country’s most comprehensive account of the Second World war in the Asia-Pacific theater. Aaron Shuman, originally from Graham, Wash., Recently …

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2 inmates charged after riot in South Carolina prison | national

COLUMBIA, SC (AP) – A South Carolina sheriff’s department has laid charges against two inmates after a prison riot in which two guards were taken hostage and injured. Jujuan Council, 23, and Anthony Blakney, 32, have been charged with first-degree assault, kidnapping and rioting, The State newspaper reported on Saturday. …

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