A committee that will oversee the city's search for a new police chief is slowly beginning to take shape.
On Monday a home on Victor Road suffered extensive damage after what fire officials believe was a blaze started by an unattended heater or furnace.
A member of Ricky Ball's family told The Dispatch Friday morning that they have nothing to do with a planned boycott of Black Friday shopping in response to Ball's Oct. 16 shooting.
Columbus stores and law enforcement have been busier than usual due to Black Friday, widely regarded as one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
Officials in Louise, a Mississippi town of 200, say they'll take refugees from Syria, even though Gov. Phil Bryant has said he'll do "everything humanly possible" to keep such resettlements away from Mississippi.
Authorities say a man faces charges in Louisiana accusing him of killing his father and stabbing his mother because they ordered fast food and didn't get any for him.
Late one night at the University of Mississippi power plant, William Faulkner turned over a wheelbarrow, used it as a makeshift table and began writing the classic novel "As I Lay Dying" -- but where in the building did he do it?
A subdued France paid homage today to those killed two weeks ago in the attacks that gripped Paris in fear and mourning, honoring each of the 130 dead by name as the president pledged to "destroy the army of fanatics" who claimed so many young lives.
The company that owns trademark and merchandising rights for Larry the Cable Guy says the Giterdone convenience store in Diamondhead, Mississippi, is violating the trademark on the catchphrase Git-R-Done.
Donald Trump denied Thursday that he mocked a reporter with a disability in a South Carolina speech, despite appearing to imitate mannerisms of the "poor guy" and make fun of him.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is offering a $5,000 reward to help find those responsible for sealing two dogs inside an aquarium case and abandoning them.
The cost of prescription skin treatments has skyrocketed since 2009, as the burden of escalating drug prices increasingly weighs on family budgets.
On the campaign trail, among candidates of both parties, the idea of locking up drug criminals for life is a lot less popular than it was a generation ago.
Authorities have charged a 22-year-old Columbus man with the armed robbery of a couple that occurred in downtown Columbus earlier this month.
More and more neighborhoods around Columbus are keeping a watchful eye out for troublemakers.
Saturday's Egg Bowl could provide a profitable Black Friday shopping experience for Starkville retailers, big and small.
Mississippi State University hosts the University of Mississippi for the 112th Egg Bowl at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Davis Wade Stadium.
The Golden Triangle's most prolific Yelp reviewer lives in downtown Columbus.
A grassroots campaign on Facebook is encouraging shoppers not to go out in Columbus on Black Friday because of the Ricky Ball shooting.
Approximately 100 volunteers will deliver 1,400 meals today to elderly and disabled citizens as part of the Columbus Police Department and Columbus Fire & Rescue's annual Turkey Drive.
1. Ball family member denies connection to Black Friday boycott COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Boycott planned over Ricky Ball shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Columbus man charged with downtown robbery COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY