Fifty years ago today, August 9, 1967
Muscogee County commissioners Tuesday said they would welcome a full investigation by the grand jury of rumors of possible irregularities in allocating road bonds funds.
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Won’t Back LBJ
Gov. Lester Maddox said today it would take “a miracle” now to convince him to support President Lyndon Johnson and Vice President Humphrey in next year’s election. The governor hinted broadly that he may now be leaning toward a campaign of active opposition to the national Democratic Party ticket.
The Muscogee County Grand Jury Tuesday returned indictments against 12 former Columbus policemen and three other men charged in related burglaries.