The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors Tuesday agreed to hold a workshop Feb. 25 to discuss the dismal state of the county’s roads and work to fund repairs.
The Columbus Police Department continues to be on the lookout for Kenneth Macon, who remains on the loose at least two weeks after his 48-hour pass from the Walnut Grove Transitional Center in Leake County expired.
The Golden Triangle Baptist Association takes on many roles and responsibilities in its efforts to assist its member churches in Lowndes, Oktibbeha and Clay counties.
Even after the Columbus Police Department encouraged Kenneth Macon to turn himself in over the weekend, he remains on the loose, according to CPD Chief Joseph St. John. St. John said officers are continuing to be on the lookout.
Tiffany Craven will see some time behind bars for her role in an incident involving stealing a vehicle last fall, and leaving a male companion on the side of the road.
The murder trial of David Parvin, scheduled to begin in the February term of Monroe County Circuit Court, has been continued until the next term, which begins June 14.
The voices coming from Caledonia are so loud you can hear them from anywhere in the state. Assuming you have a radio.
“God bless America,” Angela McGlowan Thursday called to roughly a dozen supporters from the steps of the Lowndes County Courthouse.
Celebrating a year of successes and looking forward to what a new year brings was the focus of Thursday’s Main Street Columbus 2010 annual meeting.
The State House of Representatives is back on board in helping Mississippi University for Women move some dead weight.
Kenneth Macon, the “person of interest” in the attack of a Columbus couple Monday, and suspected in an armed robbery last week, has had his share of run-ins with the law.
The following people were arrested on felony charges, according to reports released from the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office:
The Dispatch’s advertising department brought home more than a dozen awards from the Mississippi Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest, including first-place awards for best magazine and retail ad.
Steps are being taken to bring a long-awaited bypass to Columbus. City officials have tentatively scheduled a public hearing on the proposed Highway 45 bypass project for early March.
Hip-hop pioneer Chuck D once proclaimed his words and his message were “louder than a bomb.” And there may not be as many people listening today as there were in 1988 when the song of the same name was released, but his words still hit with concussive impact.
The deadline to apply for the vacant Columbus school board seat has passed and one more applicant has stepped forward.
Home fires are the country’s greatest disaster threat, but they are also the most preventable, according to Becky Thomas, executive director of the Tenn-Tom chapter of the American Red Cross. Thomas made these comments Tuesday at a press conference at the North Columbus branch of Citizens National Bank.
While the meeting room of the Columbus Municipal Complex was all but filled, only a small handful of people spoke about the City Council’s proposed “slum lord” ordinance at a Tuesday public hearing. All spoke in opposition to the measure.
Claudia Limbert reclined sightly, relaxing her arms over a signature dark blazer. "What more could you ask?" her expression seemed to imply, as she prepared to answer questions posed by The Dispatch editorial board.
Columbus police continue to be on the lookout for Kenneth Macon, who is considered as a person of interest in an attack and robbery on Monday that sent a Columbus couple to the hospital.
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