More than 100 people took the opportunity Friday to go back and walk the halls of their old school one last time. The school, once Lee High, now Lee Middle, is closing its doors on what will be its final full school year.
Columbus police officers, Columbus Air Force Base, Trooper James Burrow, Hitching Lot Farmers' Market and the Starkville Community Market.
This weekend is the spectacular air show at Columbus Air Force Base. Several people have asked about how long an air base has been here. The answer surprised most people, as Columbus Air Force Base was not the first pilot training base in the area.
I've logged quite a few hours in aircraft over the past 24 hours, but unfortunately I didn't earn any frequent flyer miles.
The Columbus City Council recently nixed a proposed code of ethics.
I wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of the runners, helpers and volunteers that helped to make this year's Columbus Leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run possible.
While this page deals in differing opinions, there's one thing we can surely all agree on: good food.
If you are not one of the 400,000,000-plus people who have a Facebook account you should know that Facebook is a free website that can quickly connect you to virtually anyone you've ever met.
So what are we gonna call this thing?
Perched near the bustle and traffic of Main and Fifth streets downtown, the Rosenzweig Arts Center is an oasis of serenity -- anyone can put the brakes on a busy day, pause a few minutes and take refuge in the art on display.
Roses to recent graduates of East Mississippi Community College, Mississippi University for Women and Mississippi State University.
Frances Hairston's great grandmother, Anna, moved to Yazoo City from Germany during the Civil War. No doubt it was an inopportune time and certainly it was an unlikely place, but the young girl was intrigued by stories told by visiting relatives who owned a store in the Delta town. Somehow Anna managed to convince her parents the move was a good idea.
As thousands of Columbus residents and visitors from around the region flocked to downtown this weekend, enjoying the sights, sounds and tastes of the Market Street Festival, few probably realized the gargantuan effort that goes into staging the festival each year.
If you’ve had your ear to the grapevine over the past couple years, you’d think Columbus could be featured on an episode of “Gangland.”
Flying large Air Force cargo jets provides a marvelous tour of diverse cities world-wide. I found few as I expected them to be.
Roses to East Mississippi Community College for hosting Industry Appreciation Day at its Mayhew campus, Wednesday.
I am writing this letter to let you know of another bridge success story.
Sunday’s Commercial Dispatch very appropriately awarded a rose to Annunciation Catholic School for its lead in teaching “Save Energy.”
As early as 2004 the original designs for a proposed sportsplex were presented to our city and county leaders. After a long six years, the proposal has been refined and is now openly embraced by our current leaders.
The other night, my mother in law, who has a genius for distilling a complex issue into its essence, said as she was polishing off her daily Dispatch crossword, “Columbus has too many people finding fault with it instead of finding good.”
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