The Lowndes County School District will begin conducting a feasibility study on four possible sites for a proposed vocational center.
Construction season may not be over, but all of Lowndes County's road improvement projects budgeted for this year wrapped up last week. Thirty-three roads were either overlaid, chip-sealed or given double bituminous surface treatment during the summer months.
When the Historic Preservation Commission meets next week, one of the matters they will take up is whether to approve the installation of five bus stops and shelters within Columbus historic districts.
A Montana judge on Wednesday stood by his decision to send a former teacher to prison for 30 days for raping a 14-year-old girl who later killed herself, but said he "deserved to be chastised" for his comments about the young victim.
More than two dozen body shops are asking a Mississippi court to block an insurance company's program that would change the way they find auto parts.
A Moss Point man was sentenced to 20 years behind bars in Lowndes County Circuit Court on Tuesday for drug-related charges.
A court order is asking Twitter to furnish the district attorney's office with personal information -- name, IP addresses and other details -- associated with a social media account satirizing Ward 3 Alderman David Little, documents obtained by the Dispatch show.
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