Just before spring last year, Will Ayers, a 13-year-old student at Caledonia Middle School, had a procedure at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle.
When the results came in, he and his mother were at home in Steens, and his mother said they had to go to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.
Sports fans, there is a new store inside Leigh Mall in Columbus.
For the 24th time the lives of nearly-forgotten people buried in Friendship Cemetery have come alive through evening tales told by local high school students standing among tombstones.
Alone at the bar, I stared at three bites of hamburger and six or so french fries. Could I finish?
Jean's Cafe, a little Cotton District restaurant in Starkville with a faithful following and cheese wontons capable of inspiring near-religious devotion, closed Saturday.
Caledonia's annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt is set for April 12 at Ola J. Pickett Park.
Rissa Lawrence, who is coordinating the event, updated the town's board of aldermen on the event's status during its monthly meeting Tuesday.
KiOR announced that it had closed the deal Monday on $25 million in financing that will keep the biofuel maker's doors open at least through August.
In downtown Columbus on Fifth Street there is a four-month old boutique to know about.
It is called In Style Boutique. The owner is Jackie Watson of Columbus and she said her passion, for as long as she can remember, was to open an apparel store for fashionable women.
KiOR has been told not to release anymore wastewater from its facility into the Columbus water system because of potential harmful materials that could be present in the Texas-based alternative fuel company's discharge water.
If KiOR does not finalize the details of a $25 million commitment from a California investor within the next nine days the company expects to default on a $75 million loan it received from the state of Mississippi.
Did you hear three restaurants are slated to open in Starkville later this year?
KiOR may be done in Columbus.
On Monday, the company filed its end-of-the-year financials with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The 257-page report paints a bleak picture of the company's future.
The Hyatt Place under construction on Highway 45 since 2010 will be open for business in June.
That's what Sunny Sethi, the hotel's developer, said last week while giving a tour of the four-story, 70,000 square foot structure, which sits just south of Belk in Columbus.
If no buyer steps forward to purchase Sanderson Plumbing Products by the end of April the Columbus business will shutdown.
A former city employee has been arrested for a third time for charges relating to identity theft.
Katrina Porter was arrested Monday by Lowndes County Sheriff's Office investigators.
A 50-year-old Columbus man is facing aggravated assault charges after an incident on Strawberry Street last weekend.
A one-vehicle wreck on Highway 45 North in Columbus has claimed the life of a Starkville man.
Authorities pronounced Undra Williams dead after transporting him to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle shortly after 10 a.m Tuesday.
In three decades of selling crawfish, Curt Crissey has never seen prices this high.
A free book mailed each month to every child under the age of 5 in Lowndes County.
That is the ultimate goal of Lowndes County Imagination Library, a non-profit effort The Dispatch launched last week in partnership with the Arts Council.
One: Could the Golden Triangle soon lose its RadioShacks?
Two: Could Columbus be home to a new burger joint?
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