Columbus Fire and Rescue firefighters from Fire Station No. 2 attended and helped with a private gender reveal party for an expectant couple at the bingo hall on Gardner Boulevard Monday night.
A Hamilton man was arrested and a Columbus police officer who also works part-time for the Caledonia Marshal's Office was injured after a chase from Lowndes to Monroe County ended in a fight between officers and suspects Saturday.
About 128 people per-day die from opioid overdoses around the country, with 2016 and 2017 seeing more overdose deaths than deaths from both car accidents and gun violence.
An Oktibbeha County man arrested for the murder of three men in Artesia earlier this year has been indicted for capital murder.
Thomas Lee Sr. and Joe Johnson Jr. sat with their heads bent over a copy of a grainy, 50-year-old photograph of the first black police officers in the Columbus Police Department.
In a departure from the usual candidate for political office, the hopefuls for Lowndes County chancery clerk who spoke to a crowd of Columbus Exchange Club members Thursday stressed that they didn't want to change anything about how the clerk's office works.
Two-and-a-half years ago, when Madilyn Burns was a sophomore in high school, a car accident put her in a coma for 10 days, damaging her short-term memory and causing her to have to relearn how to walk.
Errolyn Gray has been named the new director of Volunteer Columbus for United Way of Lowndes County.
Cyndi G. Sullivan plans to spend this summer playing tennis with her 12-year-old daughter Margaret Ann.
Managing editor Zack Plair was arrested in The Dispatch newsroom on misdemeanor charges Friday morning.
Mississippi Department of Archives and History has named the former Hunt High School a Mississippi Landmark.
Paulette Weible says her hound dog Bella is a "leader."
So much so that when the six-year-old search dog was looking for a missing person in Columbus on Thursday, she would stop moving every time the police officer walking with her got in front of them to stop traffic.
A Dispatch employee was involved in an incident when Columbus police were called to the Trotter Convention Center downtown on Tuesday morning.
Shad White said there are two ways to do his job: the easy way and the right way.
More than 150 children in the Starkville area had the chance to stretch their entrepreneurial wings last year in the city's first-ever Lemonade Day, an event designed to teach kids up to sixth grade the basic skills for owning and operating a business.
Starting April 15, a system that will end face-to-face contact between families and inmates at the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center may also help those inmates see their families more often.
Herb Frierson said the biggest moonshine bust in the history of the Mississippi Alcoholic Beverage Control was in Hancock County, when ABC agents busted a man and his brother -- for the second time -- for making 60 barrels of moonshine.
More than 20 hopefuls running for elected positions in Lowndes County turned out for a public forum at Caledonia's Anderson Grove Center Friday night.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith will present a seven-part plan to reduce city expenses in an effort to combat a financial crisis that the city's financial consultant claims will leave Columbus out of cash by Sept. 30.
Derrick Beckom had left his 7-month-old pit bull puppy outside barely 10 minutes when he realized the puppy was gone.
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