Zack Plair has joined The Commercial Dispatch staff as a news reporter, general manager Peter Imes has announced.
Details of a Lowndes County School District bond, which was announced a month ago, should be made clear by the end of next week.
The first Columbus shooting death of 2015 occurred less than a half-hour after midnight Thursday at a local nightclub.
When voters decide who will fill Lowndes County's elected positions this year, one familiar name will be absent from their ballots.
At District 5 Supervisor Leroy Brooks' behest, the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors will revisit its previous decision to remove retirees from the county insurance policy at the end of 2015.
Unlike many years, there were no big press conferences announcing the arrival of a major project in 2014. But the year in Golden Triangle industry was not without surprises.
The first of what Columbus mayor Robert Smith hopes will be an annual event will be held Jan. 8 at 6 p.m. when the city hosts a Christmas Tree Bonfire.
Longtime girls' basketball coach Stan Hughey, who spent 20 years as coach at Oak Hill Academy, has died.
The year in local government and community affairs was dominated by policy changes, a major bond issue for street improvements, annexation and a pair of projects that neared completion by year's end.
Of all the famous holiday trends and traditions, the lines for returns the day after Christmas may be among the least nostalgic.
The family of a Columbus man who died last week after being transported from jail to a local hospital held a press conference Friday to address what they called "a great mystery concerning the death of our loved one."
We had tornadoes. Yokohama got closer to reality. We had deputies wounded. A local baseball team became state champions. And much more.
Mississippi University for Women plans to make Mississippi healthier with mobile kitchen demonstrations of healthy ingredients and food preparation.
If you rise early on Christmas Day, you can see the "Official Best of Mississippi 2014," which features Columbus as "Best Friendly City."
State officials are investigating the death of a 41-year-old Columbus man who died after being transported from the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle this weekend.
Each holiday season, The Salvation Army undertakes its most prominent fundraiser when men and women set up with red kettles outside of businesses and ring bells for donations.
Changes are coming to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle.
Blaine Garrard, 24, stands amongst the rubble of what used to be Sno Biz, the snow cone shack that had been in Columbus since the early 1990s.
The national average price of gasoline has hit a five-year low just in time for Christmas.
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5. After 11 years as EMCC president, Young stepping down COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY