Parents of a New Hope High School student-athlete have filed a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights alleging the Lowndes County School District is not providing equal access to athletic opportunities for both male and female students.
It's been 18 years since Lex Jackson purchased Jackson Square Shopping Center on Highway 45 in Columbus.
Rain or shine -- most likely rain, according to the forecast -- the Columbus Spring Pilgrimage will kick off its 75th year today with its first tour of homes and a kickoff party featuring crawfish at a shrimp boil.
On March 20, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle trauma personnel treated four gunshot victims for what was described as "non-life-threatening" injuries.
All day long, Paige Lowe plans events for the Columbus-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce.
The Dispatch has changed its lineup of Sunday comic strips.
More than two weeks after a shooting at Sim Scott Park left four people injured, Columbus police are still no closer to making an arrest.
Most people seem to associate the history of the old homes of Columbus with the Civil War but I think of a much earlier time.
New Columbus-Lowndes Parks Authority Director Greg Lewis' said he remained in a "state of discovery" following his first three months at the helm.
"The cemetery's a lively place, isn't it?" That's the question high school student West Givens will ask visitors at Friendship Cemetery during Pilgrimage this year, and he'd be correct.
The Kiwanis club got a history lesson Wednesday afternoon, but no one was falling asleep.
Columbus police called in reinforcements on Wednesday to arrest a felony cyberstalking suspect.
A few dozen metal sheets litter Highway 82, near the 18th Avenue exit, on Wednesday.
The athletic department at Columbus Municipal School District is getting a makeover.
The pathway to completion for a 14-mile Riverwalk extension has become a little bumpier and a little less sure.
Columbus Main Street will host its annual spring open house downtown Friday and Saturday.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors appointed Greg Stewart to serve on the East Mississippi Community College Board of Trustees during it's Tuesday meeting.
A Columbus pastor who accused the city of violating his right to freedom of speech in 2011 has been awarded $10,000-plus.
Four deserving individuals were recognized for contributions to their respective career fields and Mississippi University for Women by the MUW Alumni Association during the university's recent Homecoming festivities.
Three New Hope High School students charged with statutory rape have been released on bond.
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