A jumping spider surveys the terrain from its perch on a flower petal near New Hope on Tuesday.
An agreement signed Wednesday by East Mississippi Community College and Mississippi University for Women will enable EMCC students who have earned Associate of Applied Science degrees in industry and manufacturing areas to transfer seamlessly to MUW.
Travelers along Highway 45 North will see a brand new sign welcoming visitors to the Columbus Air Force base.
Upon its completion in the early 1850s, the massive Greek Revival Mansion known as "Riverview" has been considered a Columbus treasure and a point of pride as the property at 511 Second St. S. changed owners but never its status as one of the state's great antebellum homes.
A Florida man will be sentenced Thursday morning after pleading guilty to aggravated driving under the influence.
The Army Corps of Engineers is reminding the public that the use of off-road vehicles is prohibited on Corps property.
The opening later this fall of a two-story, 76,000-square-foot student union and multi-purpose building at East Mississippi Community College's Golden Triangle campus will help alleviate growing pains at the college and provide additional classroom space.
The Dispatch is seeking to take the place of former reporter Nathan Gregory in an ongoing civil case involving the city of Columbus and a violation of the state's Open Meetings Act.
Christopher Tedford, of Columbus, will spend 15 years in prison without parole after pleading guilty to fondling a child under the age of 16.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office is searching for suspects following an armed robbery today at Stateline Fuel Center.
Columbus Light & Water is laying a new sewer pipeline at Riverside Park near the start of the Columbus Riverwalk.
Columbus Air Force Base is keeping an eye out for mosquitoes that could potentially carry the Zika virus.
Christopher Tedford will have to wait again to find out his fate after a sentencing for sexual battery was issued and withdrawn Friday in Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The last time the Statue of Liberty was fully refurbished, it required $87 million, hundreds of workers and two years to complete. "Lady Liberty" was rededicated in 1984. Eli Box expects his efforts to spruce up the "Little Lady Liberty" near downtown Columbus will take about six months and come at a far lower cost.
Columbus authorities were able to locate an 80-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease Saturday after he walked away from a Highway 45 North hotel.
Memphis Town in May kicks off tonight with the first of several events meant to bring the community together.
Columbus Air Force base generated $249.6 million of economic impact in fiscal year 2015.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center on Thursday unveiled its newest transport helicopter -- AirCare 3 -- at Airbus Helicopters in Columbus.
Under fire from the governor and many Republican legislators, the Mississippi Department of Education now says it won't follow new federal guidance on use of bathrooms and locker rooms by transgender students.
1. Historic Columbus mansion gets new owner COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Tedford gets 15 years in prison COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Arrest report 5-24-16 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Testimony: Rape suspect's DNA found on victim STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY