Two men are in jail following a foot chase involving Lowndes County sheriff's deputies on Monday evening.
A Columbus mayoral candidate may have to sue to be on the ballot. The Columbus Municipal Republican Election Committee declined to certify Garthia Halbert, who attempted to qualify as a Republican candidate, for the mayoral election.
A Macon woman and New Hope High School alumna is hoping state legislators will push through a bill requiring police officers to notify parents when someone age 18 to 21 years old is arrested for driving under the influence. Lauren McGraw, who grew up in the Golden Triangle and now lives in Jackson, said the Rivers McGraw Act, named after her son, could save a life in the future.
One of the largest dog recoveries in recent memory is an unusual case, according to Lowndes County animal control officer Bobby Reeves.
A flurry of late qualifications has added five new candidates to four of Columbus' municipal races, as 21 total candidates met Friday's 5 p.m. qualification deadline.
A Columbus man faces up to 40 years in prison for robbing two local hotels in 2014.
Gary Baldwin sat on a low stool, carefully applying labels to glass-encased candles, the final step in the production process at the Ability Works facility located on Datco Industrial Road in east Columbus.
Ole Miss has released New Hope senior defensive lineman Tae-Kion Reed from his national letter of intent, a spokesperson with the university has confirmed to The Dispatch.
Investigators with the Columbus Police Department are searching for a suspect who allegedly robbed East Side Chevron in Columbus Thursday night.
A recent missing child alert prompted Columbus Fire and Rescue to carry out search and rescue training for three days this week.
As part of her presentation during Thursday's Columbus Exchange Club meeting at Lion Hills Center, Jeanna Frye, director of Life Choices Pregnancy Center in Columbus, provided data on the center's work form 2016.
March 3 marks the 200th anniversary of the separation of the Territory of Alabama from the Mississippi Territory.
A man wanted for a 2015 Columbus murder and who skipped bond last year has been found in Iowa.
Less than three months after Lowndes County resident Raymond Karr was released from prison for touching a child for lustful purposes, he was arrested again on four counts of the same charge.
The suspect count in an alleged home burglary in New Hope is now up to four.
Late bluesman Willie King was surrounded by friends and fans when he played the final concert of his life in the Columbus Arts Council's Omnova Theater March 7, 2009.
On the witness stand in Lowndes County Circuit Court Wednesday, Joseph Mickens Jr. told a jury how early on the morning of June 23, 2014, he was robbed at gunpoint and threatened by his former high school classmate Keenan Montgomery.
Judie Holmes of the Richard E. Holmes II Memorial Foundation, left, and D.J. Jewell of VFW Riders Group Post 4272 meet at the Hitching Lot Farmers' Market to finalize plans for Saturday's Bikin' for the Blues charity motorcycle ride. Check-in starts at 11 a.m. at the site; the ride begins at 1 p.m. Register at columbus-arts.org or call 662-328-2787. A $20 registration fee includes a post-ride cookout, event patch and door prize ticket. The ride is a Blues for Willie Festival event. The Columbus Arts Council's festival is March 2-4.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to install lighting at a dangerous intersection on Highway 69, and it will ask the Mississippi Department of Transportation to consider doing the same for two other intersections.
A New Hope High School senior and Ole Miss football signee is in Lowndes County Adult Detention Center after he allegedly stole firearms from someone's home.
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