Rising Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science senior Mary Lee says technology and computers are pivotal subjects for students to learn and master in order to succeed in the future.
A Columbus Police Department officer was involved in an altercation at the McDonald's on Alabama Street at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The Columbus Light and Water board unanimously approved an electric department budget for fiscal year 2017 that includes a $186,000 deficit.
The number of students enrolled in the Golden Triangle Early College High School at East Mississippi Community College will double come August.
Palmer Home for Children raised over $200,000 during its annual Radiothon with SuperTalk Mississippi on June 2.
Nine volunteers work on repainting Carmin Yannone's home in New Hope Tuesday afternoon. Yannone, who is 90-years-old, sat inside to escape the heat and casually visited with the workers as they passed through.
After two days of closed-door discussions with city officials and the county tax assessor, the Columbus Municipal School District appears poised to ask for a significant increase in taxes.
A concerned citizen went before the city council during Tuesday's meeting to voice worries over Columbus' crime issues.
Proposed routes for a $700 million wind power transmission project could pass through the Golden Triangle and generate hundreds of construction jobs.
Mississippi has ranked 50th in the nation for child well-being in the Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual Kids Count report.
"If you look inside a person's mouth, that will give you a pretty good picture of their overall health," says Ashley Casey, co-founder of the Mississippi based mobile dental service Smiles To Go.
According to Kaitlyn Cox of New Hope, the best part about lifeguarding is the responsibility.
Ward 4 Councilman Marty Turner says he'll turn his phone over to the city, and he doesn't want it back.
The Columbus Police Department is investigating a break-in to a local Dollar General that occurred over the weekend.
An officer with the Columbus Police Department was transported to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle Saturday with minor injuries after a suspect punched him.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted to hire consulting firm RF Outdoor Consulting, LLC of Clinton to conduct a study of the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority.
It is 4 o'clock in the afternoon. Jim Nowicki and Chris Oelerich have retreated to the cool darkness of the bar at The Princess as the shock troops of another Mississippi summer make their first advances. The two men, both retired now, are unwinding after a two-week, 3,000-mile car trip through about half the states to see seven of their old buddies.
For Dispatch readers, there is a new game in town.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted to hire the consulting firm of RF Outdoor Consulting, LLC of Clinton to conduct a study of the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority. The move came over the objections of two supervisors and a request from a city representative to delay the choice and allow the city to participate in selecting the consultants.
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4. 'World Changers' serves Golden Triangle for third year COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. CPD officer on paid leave after fight COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY