A federal lawsuit filed against American Specialty Alloys, an upstart aluminum company that toyed with locating in Lowndes County, has been withdrawn, according to the company's spokesperson.
When people think of modern day slavery or human trafficking, they often think of women from distant countries being smuggled into port cities.
The first same-sex marriage license in the Golden Triangle was issued Wednesday.
Every year, the Gilmer family of Caledonia circles July 4th on the calendar.
The Fourth of July is here and Columbus residents looking to get out and celebrate have several events to choose from.
Annabelle Brislin, 3, rides her new blue bike at the Columbus Riverwalk with her mom, Amber Brislin, and their dog, Buster, Wednesday.
The Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees met Tuesday to approve the district budget for the 2015-2016 school year and authorized the issuance of the $44 million in bonds voters approved in May.
An 18-wheeler carrying a load of cotton seeds on Highway 82 overturned as it was westbound on a curve near the 18th Avenue North exit about 9:15 a.m. Wednesday.
Standing before family, friends and community supporters, Tiffany Sturdivant formally declared her campaign for the District 41 state representative seat as a write-in candidate on the Riverwalk in Columbus on Wednesday.
The Whispering Pines golf course introduced a new feature Wednesday designed to lower the barrier of entry to the sport: FootGolf.
A Columbus man has been arrested on charges of kidnapping and burglary.
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.
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