With flagging house prices and low buyer confidence, selling a house in Lowndes County can be intimidating. But former Columbus High School teacher Justin Sutton and his wife, Meg, are among the young couples braving the housing market now.
As home sales drop across the nation, Lowndes County homeowners are cutting their prices to stay competitive.
As part of American Education Week, approximately 1,000 teachers, from public and private schools, will be celebrated at Mississippi University for Women on Wednesday.
A misdemeanor charge has been dropped against the New Hope Elementary assistant principal accused of not reporting the fondling of a first-grade girl by a first-grade boy classmate.
A pair of prominent locals whose late fathers were honored with namesake streets on Columbus Air Force Base shared some of the history behind the names Friday at Columbus Air Force Base's quarterly Base Community Council luncheon.
A flood-prone East Columbus neighborhood should stay a little dryer after today.
The Oakdale Park jungle has been tamed, for now. Keith Kimmerle, the man ordered to cut the 10-foot-tall grass in front of his North Chestnut Drive home, has complied, apparently doing the grunt work himself.
As the temperature outside drops, Columbus and Lowndes County families take to the indoors to keep safe and warm. Cold winter weather increases indoor activities and the need for heating. What they may not realize is that turning up the heat can increase the risk of home heating fires.
Restoration of the Columbus and Greenville Railway line could have far-reaching and long-lasting results, not just for the areas it touches directly but also for the entire nation.
Trading in their camos for police blue is a natural step for many military veterans, who are often coveted by law enforcement for their advanced training.
After serving 75 percent of his life with the U.S. military, 72-year-old Garland Kirkland knows a thing or two about supporting the troops.
As local governments search for ways to drive their economy, Main Street associations are proving to be successful economic engines, according to recent research.
A 37-year-old man has been charged with assaulting another man with a beer bottle during a brawl at the Loft, the bar above Ruben's Fish & Steakhouse.
A 72-year-old Artesia man accused of raping his 16-year-old granddaughter is one of several sex crime trials on the docket this month in Lowndes County Circuit Court, which began Monday.
Lowndes County Supervisor Leroy Brooks and seven former supervisors have been ordered to pay $149,713.18 to an insurance company after illegally donating more than $85,000 to a nonprofit headed by Brooks.
A 26-year-old Columbus man wanted for an August robbery and kidnapping was arrested today in Memphis, Tenn., according to police.
Cadence Financial Corp., parent of Cadence Bank, has reported a net loss of $7.5 million, or 63 cents per share, for the third quarter ended Sept. 30.
U.S. District Judge Sharion Aycock dismissed a lawsuit Tuesday by two men claiming their constitutional rights were violated by the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office.
A farm on Columbus' Southside is providing an old-school education for a group of local teens. The Next Generation Mini Farm sits on 37 acres on Eighth Avenue South, but currently takes up just a fraction of the land.
WEST POINT -- As she glided into the room in her handmade, multi-colored patadyong, Cristina Mercer beamed. And she wasn't the only one.
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