A woman is dead and another woman is in custody after an early morning shooting in a parking lot along Highway 45 North in Columbus.
William Browning has moved to an interim managing editor position with The Commercial Dispatch.
After a 24-hour manhunt, a Lowndes County resident has been arrested and charged with aggravated domestic assault.
Lowndes County supervisors on Friday approved providing an estoppel certificate to a company that has announced plans to purchase the Severstal steel plant.
A Chicago-based educator tapped to be director of schools within the Columbus Municipal School District has declined to accept the position, according to a letter the district's superintendent sent The Dispatch late last week.
A suspect has been detained in the Monday morning death of a Lowndes County woman.
It was 7 a.m. Saturday. Jamie Nettles stood at the end of the line waiting her turn to plunge into Lake Columbus. Fog hung over the lake and a crisp breeze blew over the 177 athletes about to participate in the third annual Possum Town Triathlon.
Holding flickering candles, fans of Elvis Presley made a slow, nighttime walk past his gravesite at Graceland on Friday, marking the anniversary of his death 37 years ago.
A retired chancery judge who is now a Methodist minister will oversee a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff.
After a decade of sending military equipment to civilian police departments across the country, federal officials are reconsidering the idea in light of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith will ask city councilmen to rescind a $10,000 pay raise he voted himself last week.
Whether or not you plan on attending a private fundraiser for Mayor Robert Smith tonight, you have a vested interest in the event if you are a Columbus resident.
The Mississippi Ethics Commission has issued a preliminary report stating that meetings of the Columbus mayor and city council that took place this year violated three sections of the state's Open Meetings Act.
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.
Sturgis' annual bike rally returned from a lengthy hiatus Thursday night with a kick-off party in Louisville and will continue through Sunday morning.
A man found dead in a pond Thursday at a Hamilton chemical plant has been identified.
Images of police outfitted in paramilitary gear clashing with protesters in suburban St. Louis after the weekend shooting death of unarmed black teenager is giving new impetus to efforts to rein in a Pentagon program that provides free machine guns and other surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies.
County police in riot gear and armored tanks gave way to state troopers walking side-by-side with thousands of protesters as the St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teen was shot by a city police officer overwhelmingly avoided violence Thursday after nearly a week of unrest and mounting public tension.
Pope Francis' choice of wheels during his five-day South Korean visit has surprised many in this painfully self-conscious country, where big shots rarely hit the streets in anything but expensive luxury cars.
1. Anti-McQueen ads could violate state law COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Two women accused in separate embezzlement cases COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Candidates attack absent mayor at forum COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Smith campaign raises near $20K COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY