Columbus Municipal Superintendent Dr. Martha Liddell has been fired.
After a four-and-a-half hour executive session, the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees voted, 3-2, to terminate the superintendent during Monday's board meeting.
Two months after a devastating tornado swept through Noxubee County, the residents of Shuqualak are rebuilding their homes and their lives.
As the 2012-2013 fiscal year comes to a close, area schools are finalizing their budgets for next year.
During the Lowndes County School Board meeting on Friday, the district made plans to approve the budget by the end of June.
An investigator with the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor was at the Columbus Municipal School District Wednesday, according the documents obtained by The Dispatch.
Lowndes County Superintendent Lynn Wright and former New Hope baseball coach Stacy Hester appeared before the Mississippi Court of Appeals on Wednesday regarding their wrongful termination lawsuits against the Lowndes County School District.
After meeting for almost four hours in executive session, the Columbus Municipal School Board took no action on a personnel matter involving Superintendent Dr. Martha Liddell.
Almost $70,000 worth of synthetic marijuana, commonly known as "spice," has been taken off the streets of Columbus.
Two weeks after its intended launch date, Project 2020 has yet to be implemented in the Columbus Municipal School District.
Touted as a dropout prevention program, the project has been Dr. Martha Liddell's pet project since she became superintendent in June 2011.
For local artist Kristin Colvin Budlove, art isn't simply a painting on a canvas. It's a state of mind.
Married and a mother of three, Budlove, 28, said she has been creating different works of art for as long as she can remember. Whether it's expressing herself through dance or giving new life to reclaimed pieces of furniture, the New Hope native said being an artist is a large part of who she is.
A West Point man has been charged with murder in the Sunday morning shooting death of a Columbus man.
Columbus Municipal Schools Superintendent Dr. Martha Liddell may have violated a school district policy that prohibits the superintendent from engaging in any outside business ventures.
In a landmark decision announced last week, the Supreme Court ruled that law enforcement officials in Maryland could legally obtain DNA from people suspected of serious or violent crime.
The saga of six Columbus teens charged with robbing a woman at gunpoint will continue to the next Circuit Court term in August.
Tevin Oglen, 18, who was expected to plead guilty last Friday in Lowndes County Circuit Court, has decided to go to trial. His trial date was set for August 7.
Artists from around the state will descend on the Mississippi University for Women campus Saturday to attend the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Awards. The prestigious awards will be presented to eight artists from throughout the state at the Hogarth Center on the MUW campus.
Members of the Columbus Municipal School Board met in an often-heated three-hour executive session Tuesday night during a special meeting to discuss personnel matters involving Superintendent Dr. Martha Liddell.
A New Hope woman and her husband were arrested Monday on suspicion of smuggling a baby across the Mexican border.
DNA test results have confirmed that suspected serial killer Felix Vail is not the killer of two women in Starkville's unsolved 1990 Labor Day murders.
The town of Caledonia has a new mayor. In fact, it has an old one, too.
The unofficial tally indicates Bill Lawrence defeated Susan Bell, 239 to 92.
The second annual Tombigbee Duck Race will take place this Saturday at the Columbus Riverwalk. Thousands are expected to turn out for the event in hopes of having a "million-dollar duck" cross the finish line first.
The town of Caledonia is one step closer to securing a rate increase for the town's water service.
During Tuesday night's board meeting, Caledonia Water Superintendent Benny Coleman informed the board of alderman that the county had two remaining steps before the increase goes into effect.
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