The city council voted on Tuesday to approve a new pay scale that includes 5-percent pay raises to the base rate of every rank through captain.
Two years ago, Aimee Bradley's daughter didn't think anything of exchanging online messages with someone she had never met.
A man was killed Tuesday when he crashed the motorcycle he was riding on Highway 82 West near the 18th Avenue exit in Columbus shortly before 5:30 p.m.
Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves answered questions from Columbus Rotarians Tuesday at Lion Hills Center.
Leroy Brooks didn't leave Monday's Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board member without a few parting shots.
The city of Columbus now faces a second wrongful death lawsuit in federal court related to the Ricky Ball shooting.
A Columbus man is accused of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly hitting someone with a pipe.
The Lowndes County School District board of trustees is moving forward with a downsized plan for a new home economics classroom at West Lowndes High School.
Emergency responders contained a large brush fire after several hours of effort in a wooded area near the Sunset subdivision east of Starkville Saturday night.
It only took one meeting with representatives from Bethany Christian Services for Megan Johnson to know she wanted to adopt a child through that organization.
Kabir Karriem's adult daughter now claims she lied when she told a police officer her father hit her in an Oct. 10 altercation.
Kabir Karriem's adult daughter has accused the state representative of punching her three times in the head, according to documents the city of Columbus provided to The Dispatch Friday afternoon.
A Columbus man accused of murdering a local teenager Friday night in south Columbus is behind bars.
Dozens of area residents, mostly African Americans, marched down 14th Avenue North in Columbus Saturday on their way to Union Cemetery.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors approved a new lease for Mississippi 16th Circuit District Attorney Scott Colom's new office after a previous lease agreement collapsed.
In his 19-plus years as an oncologist, Dr. Wail Alnas has seen steady advancements in breast cancer treatment.
A lawsuit between Columbus Municipal School District and its would-be director of schools is settled.
A Thursday evening wood chip pile fire at GoBox was brought under control without causing significant damage, according to officials.
Severe drought gripping the southeast is causing some extra odor near the local Weyerhaeuser paper mill, and the company is looking into ways to address the issue.
An attorney representing Mississippi District 41 Rep. Kabir Karriem today issued a statement suggesting the lawmaker's Tuesday morning domestic violence arrest was politically motivated.
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