The death of Crawford man found in a Lowndes County catfish pond Wednesday has been ruled a drowning.
A Clay County man accused of murder in the death of a Golden Triangle high school student wants a jury trial.
Plans to develop the proposed Innovation District's 326 acres of rolling countryside for advanced manufacturing were moving along perfectly until the Golden Triangle Development LINK announced it would walk away from the site because of mounting concerns produced from due diligence studies.
Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance.
Columbus police arrested two suspects Wednesday following a routine traffic stop where officers say they found synthetic marijuana.
Dispatch editorial assistant Kelly Butler rescues a runaway crawfish in the alley behind the newspaper's offices this morning.
A local business manager was robbed at gun point while making a night deposit about 1 a.m. Thursday.
The race for Mississippi's 1st Congressional District representative has more than $1.6 million being thrown around.
Mississippi State's baseball team made the wrong kind of fashion statement Thursday.
Visitors to the Golden Triangle will find a plethora of fun-filled events associated with Mississippi State University's Super Bulldog Weekend and Starkville's Cotton District Arts Festival, but rain could damper attendance figures.
Thursday's Columbus Exchange Club meeting included an appearance by national Exchange Club President Tom Karnes of Lincoln Park, Michigan, who read a resolution from the national club commending the Columbus chapter for its exemplary performance as it celebrates its 90th year.
The College Board is naming former Holmes County Community College President Glenn Boyce as permanent higher education commissioner.
Damani Terry just wanted to join a group of girls dancing in a park across the street. The 2-year-old stepped into the road -- right into the path of an oncoming van.
The Florida postal carrier charged Thursday with two federal crimes for steering his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace "literally flew under the radar" to the lawn of the Capitol, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said as key lawmakers raised alarms about security risks.
For 94-year-old Louise Irving, who suffers from dementia, waking up every day to a video with a familiar face and a familiar voice seems to spark a flicker of recognition.
The consulting and accounting firm EY is aggressively recruiting on college campuses this spring.
Russia has weathered the worst of its economic troubles and is on the road to recovery, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday during a marathon call-in TV show, offering to normalize ties with the West if it treats Moscow as an equal partner and not a "vassal."
A state lawmaker called Thursday for an independent review of Tulsa's reserve deputy program as more questions arose about the training of a 73-year-old volunteer officer who says he accidentally shot a suspect to death while the man was being held down by others.
2. Council terminates officer who allegedly solicited minor COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Columbus, Brooks collaborate for Crime Prevention Task Force COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
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5. Breaking barriers in the sky: Tuskegee Airmen exhibit visits local middle schools COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY