Columbus Air Force Base closed its main gate to all traffic for about an hour today after a shipment of goods was flagged as potentially unsafe.
It may have taken Caledonia an extra month to elect its new mayor and board of alderman, but Mitch Wiggins said much has happened in the roughly 90 days since the new town administration took over
Business partners Margaret Ann Borland and Tami McBryde pulled an "all-nighter" on Thursday to have their new store ready to open today.
A Columbus High School student has died after he apparently shot himself in a game of "Russian Roulette" on Poplar Street in Columbus Tuesday night, police say.
If anyone saw the need for the Caledonia Community Clinic, it was Blair Thompson.
Throughout his Air Force career, Col. Doug Gosney has lived in about a dozen different communities -- but he says none have been as welcoming to him as Columbus and Lowndes County residents are to airmen at the Columbus Air Force Base.
A man is in the hospital in critical condition following a shooting on Poplar Street Tuesday night.
A political standoff is brewing between Columbus and Lowndes County, and the fate of renewing a 2-percent food and beverage tax for tourism hangs in the balance.
The Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau is projected to spend all but $3.62 of its allotted revenue in Fiscal Year 2018, according to a budget document the organization provided The Dispatch.
A Hamilton pastor and local businessman is behind bars in Kentucky on a charge of an illegal sex act with a minor through use of electronic communications.
A Caledonia woman is in jail for alleged felony child abuse.
A Crawford woman is behind bars after she allegedly shot at another woman.
Deputies with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office arrested an Artesia man earlier this week after he allegedly broke into his neighbor's home armed with two knives.
A Columbus man is in police custody after allegedly burglarizing a New Hope Dollar General.
The Mississippi Supreme Court has asked Circuit Judge Lee Howard in writing for a status update on a case questioning bite mark evidence that landed a Lowndes County man on death row.
Deputies with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office made a third arrest last week in a case involving a teenager who allegedly threatened attendees at a Plum Grove Community Center event with an AR-15.
Find what you're good at and make a living at it. That was Justin Evans' message to kids at the Boys and Girls Club of Columbus Friday.
By the time Bob had reached his 83rd birthday, he had made quite a few concessions to age, said his son Tom.
In football, there are two coordinators -- offensive and defensive -- and while they have entirely different responsibilities, their work complements one another.
Two suspects found themselves behind bars after authorities say a Steens woman gave birth to a child addicted to drugs.
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