A man is in Lowndes County Adult Detention Center after he reportedly strangled a woman.
A woman arrested two months ago for allegedly stabbing her husband was back in jail again last week for attacking him again.
A plan to begin a county soccer program was abruptly put on hold during Monday's Lowndes County Board of Supervisors meeting after a letter to the editor from Columbus Mayor Robert Smith in Sunday's edition of The Dispatch questioned the board's motives.
As late as Saturday, Lowndes County Board of Supervisors President Harry Sanders said he intended to urge fellow supervisors during Monday's meeting to stick with their February resolution calling for the floor to be removed from the county's 2-percent restaurant sales tax.
After last week's meeting of the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Trustees, those following the fate of the county's 2-percent restaurant tax were left wondering what's next. The answer to that question appears it's back to square one, with the county and city divided on what each body will present to the legislature.
County officials are denying claims they want to keep the Columbus Recreation Authority leagues from using the Lowndes County Soccer Complex downtown.
About 5,000 people are expected to come to Columbus for the state's second biggest soccer tournament this weekend.
Redevelopment plans in Burns Bottom are on hold, as the neighborhood's future is now directly tied to the value the state will assign to its past.
Chloe Draper won't graduate from Columbus High School until May, but she has already earned an associate's degree from East Mississippi Community College.
A skull found last month off Armistad Road has been identified as the son of a former Columbus police chief.
Columbus Municipal School District trustees took their first look at qualifications for 19 candidates who applied for the district's superintendent position during a nearly five-hour executive session at Brandon Central Services Wednesday.
The top two administrators at East Mississippi Community College are being interviewed for the president's job at Meridian Community College.
It would have been easy for those attending Tuesday's Columbus Rotary Club's meeting to imagine Bill Waller Jr. following in his father's footsteps.
Monday, in its first meeting since the 2-percent county wide restaurant sales tax that funds the Columbus Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau died in the Legislature, the CVB board elicited a compromise from local legislators the board hopes will revive the tax and ensure the future of the bureau and the projects it supports.
Each Monday right after school, five students file into Deborah Pounders' biology classroom at Columbus High School for a special project they've been working on since August.
A Columbus woman who made national headlines in the 1990s after being exonerated for murder had her story told on CNN's Headline News channel Sunday.
To close or not to close? A week after the building that is the site of Ryan's Buffet in Columbus was listed for sale, the marketing director for the chain restaurant said his company is still in negotiations to remain in operation at the site.
Vonnie Moody admits she doesn't know much yet about the history of her new house -- but she does know that history is rich.
The Wings Over Columbus Air and Space Show at Columbus Air Force Base ended Saturday.
I don't think I've ever gripped something quite so hard as I did the harness straps in the back seat of a North American AT-6 Texan as it dove after its sister plane in the skies over Highway 82 between Columbus and Starkville.
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