The Columbus Arts Council will institute a new initiative Thursday during the opening reception for its July exhibit.
The public is invited to "Fireworks on the Water" on the east bank of the Stennis Lock and Dam at 5 p.m. Saturday.
The Columbus Police Department has arrested two men accused of shooting into an occupied vehicle near the intersection of 22nd Avenue North and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on May 24.
Voters gave the Lowndes County School District the go ahead in May to issue $44 million worth of bonds, but one-fourth of that money has no place to call home.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors cleared the final hurdle in its plans to begin work on an expanded E911 Center during Tuesday's regular board meeting, voting unanimously to award the contract for construction.
Mae Pitman has delivered The Commercial Dispatch since 1972.
Columbus resident Deborah Johnson has won the University of Alabama School of Law's Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction for her novel, "The Secret of Magic."
Same-sex couples in the Golden Triangle were able to receive marriage licenses for the first time Monday, but none were issued.
Columbus Municipal Judge Marc Amos has found himself with an unexpected work load.
The Commercial Dispatch is announcing the hiring of Ben Wait as its new Mississippi State beat writer.
When they went to have a photograph made recently, Alan and Cheryl Phillips simultaneously reached for the other's hand, without any prompting.
Caledonia residents and non-residents alike looking to learn about their local government and town can now do so from the comfort of their homes.
For most people, Friday night means relaxing with family or attending parties with friends. Joshua McCain is not most people.
When Cindy Putnam began working at the Quality Inn on Highway 45 North, there were two other hotels in town.
The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees on Friday hired a new business manager to oversee the district's funds and also chose the contractor that will handle one of its athletic construction projects.
A Columbus man is facing sexual battery charges.
As the 2015 Miss Mississippi pageant happens in Vicksburg this week, a lesser known program is going on alongside it -- a pageant which Addison Crippen, 7, of Columbus is getting to know well.
Renee Sanders says it sometimes feels like 20 percent of the community shoulders 80 percent of the community's volunteer needs.
Volunteer Lee Burdine, of Columbus, serves fried catfish plates and sweet tea to Columbus Police Department Capt. Fred Shelton and other members of local law enforcement during the Law Enforcement Appreciation event held at Graham Camphouse on Thursday.
2. SMART splits Boardtown route, adds new stops for residents STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Wait joins Dispatch staff as new MSU reporter COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Amos fills in for Clinkscales on city bench COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY