A juvenile struck by a car during a hit-and-run Saturday evening in Columbus suffered only moderate injuries, authorities say.
Town residents will be paying higher utility bills this fall.
Alex Holloway has joined The Commercial Dispatch staff as a news reporter, general manager Peter Imes has announced.
The Columbus Municipal School District will have many new teachers when it begins classes next month.
The case of a missing Lowndes County resident named Manuel Vasquez took an eerie turn last week when investigators with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department discovered human remains in the yard of his home in a wooded, residential neighborhood in New Hope.
The wife and mother-in-law of a missing New Hope man are expected to be formally charged Monday in connection to the case.
Volunteer Mississippi and Mississippi University for Women will hold a public information session from 9 to 11:30 a.m Monday in Room 120 of the Education Building on MUW's campus.
Rental prices at the Trotter Convention Center have been tweaked.
The new president of East Mississippi Community College earned his doctorate degree in speech communication. Those skills were on full display Thursday afternoon.
In front of a full room at the newly finished Caledonia Community Center on Thursday, local candidates for public office introduced themselves and their campaigns.
Human remains have been discovered outside the home of a missing New Hope man.
A Columbus man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison without a chance of parole, said Assistant District Attorney Scott Rogillio.
Investigators with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department now believe a New Hope man reported missing on July 13 may be a homicide victim.
What is being described by authorities as a "missing person case" had both local and state law enforcement agencies searching a wooded area in New Hope until midnight Wednesday.
Columbus is moving on to the design and planning phase for the Sen. Terry Brown Amphitheater, which will be located on The Island, across from the pedestrian bridge near The Riverwalk.
The Columbus-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce announced the launch of its first edition of "Columbus: Discover a New World" at a Wednesday luncheon.
Mississippi Lt. Governor Tate Reeves discouraged voters from supporting Educational Initiative 42 at the weekly meeting of the Columbus Rotary Club at Lion Hills at noon on Tuesday.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith never expected it to be so easy.
The city of Columbus may have packed up the state flag, but Lowndes County supervisors are not likely to follow suit.
The Mississippi National Guard is closing 10 storefront recruiting centers -- including the one in Columbus -- as soon as possible and moving them to more secure locations.
2. The eerie case of Manuel Vasquez COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Charges expected to be filed Monday COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. CMSD deals with teacher turnover COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. MSU graduate Craven takes over campus radio STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY