Three finalists picked for CMSD superintendent job

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

A former Joe Cook Elementary principal is among the three finalists for Columbus Municipal School District superintendent, board of trustees President Jason Spears confirmed to The Dispatch on Wednesday.

Landmark status moves Lee High one step closer to redevelopment

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Lee Middle School property on Military Road is now a Mississippi Historic Landmark.

Starkville could settle Pride lawsuit this week

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A preliminary settlement agreement has been reached in Starkville Pride's federal lawsuit against the city of Starkville and is now awaiting board approval, much to one alderman's alarm.

Five arrested in suspected fraud operation

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Five suspects from Venezuela are facing federal fraud charges after being stopped at a police checkpoint in Lowndes County over the weekend, according to court documents.



Alabama womenís golf coach Mic Potter, left, talks with Laura Stephenson on Tuesday during a break in the action at the NCAA Championships. Alabama beat Kent State and USC to advance to the championship match against Arizona on Wednesday at the par-72, 6,328-yard Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

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Angie Knight supervises Tuesday as sons Ethan, 16, in the foreground, and Joseph, 15, season hamburgers they'll cook in the air fryer, at right.

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