Kaylie Mitchell lost her smile in May, when her mother's cancer diagnosis came.
The Mississippi State University junior was home in Pascagoula, on a break from school. The family ate dinner and everyone was in the living room when her mother asked that the T.V. be turned down.
Thai by Thai is moving to downtown Columbus.
Scott Carley, the restaurant's owner, confirmed to The Dispatch on Wednesday that he has plans to move his business.
There are more than 21,000 Starbucks in the world. The first one in Columbus opens Friday, according to what is written on the front window of the coffee shop.
Severstal Columbus has been sold to Steel Dynamics Inc., an Indiana-based steel producer and metal recycler.
The plant, which sits on 1,400 acres near Airport Road, was sold by its Russian owners for $1.62 billion, according to a Steel Dynamics statement Tuesday.
A special election will be held Nov. 4 to fill the Mississippi Senate seat left vacant when Terry Brown died this month.
Miss Mississippi Jasmine Murray, a Columbus native, was among the final 10 contestants in the Miss America pageant Sunday night in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Jasmine Murray of Columbus will take part in the Miss America Pageant tonight in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Fall enrollment numbers at Mississippi University for Women are up from last year, according to preliminary figures released this week by the state Institutions of Higher Learning.
Starkville is getting a restaurant for people who want to eat healthy, locally-grown food.
The city of Columbus will not fine a downtown property owner after a wall under construction fell inside the structure a month ago.
On Aug. 4, the rear wall at 421 Main St. collapsed, injuring Ann Davis, the building's owner.
The Hyatt Place in Columbus will open by mid-November.
Sunny Sethi, the hotel's developer, said furniture is being installed this week inside the 70,000 square foot structure, which stands four stories tall just off Highway 45 North, south of Belk.
A historic building in downtown Columbus that is more than 125 years old and teetering on the verge of disrepair has been bought by a developer.
A year ago, Rob Swindol opened The Elbow Room, a well-known downtown Columbus bar dating back to the 1950s that had been closed a while.
The tree that took three lives along Officers Lake Road late last month is no more. Lowndes County road crews cut it down nearly two weeks ago.
A new catfish restaurant is opening in Columbus.
Catfish & Chords Fish House will be located at 2222 Military Rd -- the old home of Rub's Pub, which closed last year.
Columbus, meet your youngest movie stars.
Scarlett and Summer Atkinson went to Jackson on Wednesday to film a scene or two for "The Hollars," a feature film being made in the capital city.
Lost Pizza Company is coming to Columbus.
Elizabeth Gwin, a spark of a woman whose passion for helping others burned for more than a century and led her to become a trailblazing Girl Scout and one of the most cherished, enthusiastic Mississippi University for Women alumna, has died.
She was 105.
Johnny Stokes said it made him sick to his stomach when he heard about it.
"This is something we all love," he explained. "You never want to see someone lose their life doing something we love, especially a young guy like that."
Starkville recently lost two restaurants: Bojangles and Three Little Pigs. The buildings that housed them won't stay empty long, though.
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