A Columbus man has been jailed for allegedly hitting someone in the head with a pipe.
Lawmakers in Jackson don't always know what's best for Columbus, according to City Attorney Jeff Turnage.
Bart Lawrence said he wasn't at The Princess Theater, the downtown restaurant he owns, early Wednesday when an off-duty Columbus police officer and an armed robbery suspect exchanged gunfire just after midnight. However, he said he'll be eternally grateful to the officer.
An off-duty police officer and an armed robbery suspect exchanged gunfire outside The Princess Theatre downtown business shortly after midnight Wednesday.
After an aborted plan to get the city of Columbus to pay $80,000 more in fees for ad valorem tax collection, Lowndes County officials are now willing to work with the city to find another way.
Lowndes County supervisors insist they are not holding $200,000 from the city parks system. They just want to know what they are paying for first.
The Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Trustees unanimously approved a response prepared by board attorney Chris Hemphill to a public records complaint to the Mississippi Ethics Commission that The Dispatch filed against the CVB.
The Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau isn't dead, but it is in intensive care, CVB Board of Trustees president DeWitt Hicks said Monday.
A Columbus man was arrested Friday after he allegedly fired a weapon into the air to scare off a Domino's Pizza delivery driver.
Despite a nearly $1 million cut from state funds, the Columbus Municipal School District does not intend to increase city ad valorem taxes for the 2019 fiscal year.
4-County Electric Power Association CEO and General Manager Joe Cade plans to retire on Sept. 30, according to a cooperative press release Tuesday.
Are there cigars in heaven? There probably are now. It's hard to imagine Bill "Doc" Canon, who passed away this weekend at age 87, without the stub of a cigar clenched in his jaw as he went about his business.
It might be a stretch, but Caledonia could be playing night soccer by the time the town's recreation season begins in late November.
Six years in a row, New Hope resident Lynn Pope and her family welcomed strangers into their home.
Partnerships between local, state and federal governments was the theme at a celebration of clean-up at Superfund sites at the former Kerr-McGee site on 14th Avenue North on Thursday.
More than 100 students, teachers and parents attended Lowndes County's first community-wide convocation on Mississippi University for Women's campus Thursday night.
A local attorney and former State Supreme Court justice has filed two federal lawsuits against Lowndes County after he was twice passed over for the position of public defender.
A 40-year-old Steens man has been charged with statutory rape after allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old girl.
The assistant chief of Columbus Police Department has resigned.
In the spring of 2010, George Malvaney was on the coast as the man in charge of part of what would be the biggest environmental clean-up in U.S. history.
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