Superintendent Dr. Philip Hickman on Tuesday presented the Columbus Municipal School Board of Trustees approximately $1 million in proposed amendments to the 2014-2015 budget and all but one was approved.
Mississippi University for Women has named a faculty member and alumna as chair of the Associate of Science in Nursing program.
Poets, writers, musicians and one novelist gathered in the second-floor meeting room of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library on Monday for the library's first ever open mic.
William Malcolm "Mack" Egger, a revered high school math and physics teacher and a tireless doer of good deeds for the townspeople of his native Caledonia, died Monday afternoon.
If you build it, Ohio will come.
One majority project is behind schedule and another may soon be.
Not long ago, Columbus resident Ruth Berry took to Facebook to draw attention to the sorry state of the recycle bin by Joe Cook Elementary.
The Dispatch will discontinue publishing its weekly book of television schedules. The move begins immediately.
This Saturday, Columbus residents will have a chance to be extras in an independent film about faith, love and mixed martial arts.
After a slight change of venue -- no more than 100 feet -- Brandon Presley, northern district commissioner for the Mississippi Public Service Commission, signed the approval documents that will allow work on a pair of solar farms in Lowndes County.
A Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, man wanted by the FBI for child sex trafficking allegations in Pennsylvania was caught in Columbus on Tuesday.
New Hope resident Marie Brackin is the proud foster mother of Rocket and Meeko, a pair of month-old baby raccoons.
Mickey Dalrymple, the former longtime pastor of Fairview Baptist Church, passed away Wednesday morning after a 20-month battle with T-cell leukemia.
Tuition at East Mississippi Community College is going up.
One of the eight people vying to become Lowndes County's next circuit clerk is bowing out of the race.
A Caledonia man is seeking a new trial for the 2008 fatal shooting of his wife, an incident his attorneys call a "horribly tragic accident" but undeserving of a murder conviction and life sentence.
What to do with remaining funds was the point of discussion at Tuesday's Columbus City Council meeting after the council closed the books on one project and awarded the bid for the final phase of another.
See Dick light the firecracker. See Jane light the bottle rocket. Bang, goes the firecracker! Whooosh, goes the rocket! See Spot run!
Lowndes County supervisors on Monday approved a proposal to restructure a $13 million U.S. Department of Agriculture loan that will save the county approximately $2 million over the life of the loan.
2. The eerie case of Manuel Vasquez COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Charges expected to be filed Monday COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Wife, mother-in-law of missing New Hope man charged with murder COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. CMSD deals with teacher turnover COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY