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Greene County authorities investigating deaths of two women in Eutaw

EUTAW, Ala. — An investigation is underway in Greene County after two women were found dead in Eutaw Wednesday night. City of Eutaw Spokesman Corey Martin said Eutaw police and the Greene County Sheriff's Office are investigating the apparent murders of two women after both were found dead in separate locations Wednesday night. Limited details are available at this time, but their deaths occurred between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
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Arrest made in New Hope auto burglaries

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A Columbus teen is facing at least a dozen auto burglary charges after some early morning thefts. Tydariuz Wright, 19, is charged with 12 counts of auto burglary. Lowndes Sheriff Eddie Hawkins says more charges are expected against Wright. The Columbus man was out...
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Columbus police prepare to monitor incoming crowds for holiday weekend

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- Independence Day festivities have begun in the Golden Triangle. Here in Columbus, officers are preparing to monitor incoming crowds. Recently, CPD added a sixth Neighborhood watch camera. Soon you’ll see more being installed around the city. You may not see them, but they’re are always watching....

Blue Bell celebrates National Ice Cream Month

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – It’s National Ice Cream month and our friends from Blue Bell stopped by to celebrate with us at WCBI on Friday. They also brought by the newest flavor, Strawberry Lemonade – and one that hit the shelves in March, Chocolate Peanut Butter Overload.

Local communities plan Independence Day celebrations

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Towns and communities across the area will host events this weekend to celebrate America’s independence. To help you make your plans, here is a list of some of the festivities. Columbus kicks off the weekend with the return of Fireworks on the Water. Gates...

Temperatures Gradually Increasing, Rain Chances Remain in the Forecast

COLUMBUS, Mississippi (WCBI) – Rain and t-storm chances linger, high pressure on the way of return. SATURDAY: We’ll continue to see a mix of sun and clouds with humid conditions as southerly winds persist. High temperatures reaching the upper 80s and low 90s in some areas. Scattered afternoon/evening thunderstorms are likely. Overnight lows will fall in the low to mid 70s.

Southside Blues Festival is back in full swing this weekend

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – There’s a saying in the Blues world – The best cure for the Blues is the Blues. And Southside – Townsend Park is the place to kick those Blues this weekend. The Southside Blues Festival is back in full swing this weekend....

Spotty rain chances in lottery for rain relief

COLUMBUS – SUMMARY: Temperatures sit tenuously in the upper 80s to low 90s into the weekend and through the Fourth of July. Chances for rain concentrate on the weekend but exist throughout next week. Any rain chances will be much appreciated towards reducing drought conditions, which have slowly been creeping into the region. Partly cloudy skies and a bit of a drying up about mid-week next week push us into the upper 90s. Lows sit in the mid to upper 60s for the next seven days.

Two killed in double shooting in Eutaw

EUTAW, Ala. (WBRC) - Authorities in Eutaw are investigating after two people were killed in a double shooting on June 29. Greene County Coroner Ron Smith said this happened around 5:30 p.m. on County Road 53. The victims died at Greene County Hospital. Authorities say a suspect is in custody.
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Suspect in custody after two shot, killed in shooting in Eutaw

Chief Tommy Johnson with Eutaw Police Department said two people were killed in a shooting Wednesday evening. The suspect is in custody. The shooting happened on County Road 53. The victims were transported to the hospital where they died. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Eutaw holds First Responders parade

EUTAW, Ala. (WBRC) - The town of Eutaw held its second annual First Responders parade on June 30, and it could not have come a better time considering the tragedies members of local law enforcement have gone through in recent weeks. The town of Eutaw all but shut down for...

Eutaw honors law enforcement with second annual First Responders Parade

The city of Eutaw showcased how much area law enforcement means with the second annual First Responders Parade Thursday afternoon. Eutaw Police Chief Tommy Johnson is the one who came up with the idea. His goal is bringing residents and first responders closer together. “We’re just trying to give back...

Two new assistant superintendents to join Cmsd administration

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- Classes may be out for summer but the Columbus Municipal School District is already planning for the upcoming school year. Across the Golden Triangle, several school districts are making changes at their central offices. As the roles for educators change over the years, some local school administrators...

July begins with more scattered PM storms

COLUMBUS, Mississippi (WCBI) – A classic summertime forecast holds through most of the upcoming holiday weekend. Hotter and slightly drier weather settles in next week. FRIDAY: A nice mixture of clouds and sunshine is in store as highs top out in the upper 80s. Like the previous few days, initially isolated downpours become more prevalent in the afternoon, but the coverage will remain random & uneven. Most activity will weaken after sunset.

Warm and humid start to July

COLUMBUS, Mississippi (WCBI) – July will start off warm and humid with isolated afternoon thunderstorms. TONIGHT: Lingering showers will weaken overnight, leaving behind warm and humid air. Partly cloudy skies. Low near 69°. FRIDAY: A mix of sun and clouds during the day. Isolated thunderstorms are expected to...

The new director for Mississippi’s Main Street Association announced

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)- For the second year in a row, the presidency of Mississippi Main Street runs through the Golden Triangle. Michelle Jones of Starkville has been elected to serve as President of the Mississippi Main Street Association board. Jones and her husband Briar own the Cottage Industry Starkville, which...