He's a man with a message. When he tells it, he downplays the sadness and plays up the salvation. But there has been plenty of sadness in Tyrone Cole's past.
The Dispatch captured 16 awards in the Mississippi Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest, including first place awards for sports coverage, lifestyles section and special section.
A fight inside a downtown bar ended in a hit-and-run early Sunday morning, when one of those involved in the fight drove a car onto the sidewalk and struck a woman.
Allegra Brigham isn't interested in simply holding the door open for Mississippi University for Women's next president. Nor will she be safely sheltered in her office contentedly crunching numbers while the faculty deals with students.
The retirement this month of Federal Programs and Building Inspections Director George Irby is a loss for the city, officials said.
When presented with a plan to renovate neighborhood parks in Columbus and Lowndes County, residents Thursday expressed concerns of not having enough space in community centers and their included kitchens.
The Columbus Chapter of the National Action Network continues its campaign against violence this weekend.
If you called Movietime Video, you would hear nothing but a fax tone blaring on the other end. The movie store closed last week under pressure from newer and better rental options that are driving the old business model into the ground.
Area restaurants dependent on the Gulf Coast for seafood are feeling the pinch from oyster and shrimp shortages.
The Columbus Exchange Club saw the culmination of a year's worth of fundraising Thursday as it passed out more than $8,000 in grants to local non-profit organizations.
Columbus Omnova workers continue to hold out for an alternate proposal from Omnova Solutions Inc. Until then, the workers are manning the gates during an indefinite strike period.
The sexual battery case against Dr. Min Sang Kim was dismissed Friday morning during a public hearing at the Columbus Justice Court.
Arrest report 6-24-2010
The executive director of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum paid a visit to the Columbus Kiwanis Club Wednesday to spread the word about the 14-year-old archive and Columbus' contribution.
The Columbus Police Department attempted to arrest a repeat offender Tuesday on the Southside but had to settle for his brother.
After being down for some customers for weeks, Columbus-based WCBI-TV expects its signal to be fully restored this week.
Col. Roger Watkins, the face of Columbus Air Force Base for the past two years, has received new orders.
For some kids, summer reading is a drag. Not so when the chief of police is the one reading the story.
WEST POINT -- A Columbus native is part of a quest to stop the advance of payday lenders throughout the state, and West Point is next on his list of targets.
1. Paramedic arrested in Lowndes for sexual battery COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Turner responds to lawsuit claims COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Arrest report 2-11-16 STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Columbus addresses inconsistent incident reports on Ball shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY