Lowndes County Administrator Ralph Billingsley appeared before the county school board Tuesday and said if the school district does not decrease its budget request for this school year then taxes for county residents may increase.
Gloria Wilkson was less than pleased with the Columbus City Council's unanimous decision Tuesday to impose hour limitations on certain convenience stores.
About two years ago, the "Travel" section of The New York Times included a list of things to see in Hawaii. One recommendation was "the U.S.S. Missouri, an American battleship." The wording implied there's nothing special about a battleship today and nothing unusual about the Missouri.
At 7 a.m. Thursday, Lowndes County will conduct its Annual Disaster Preparedness Drill.
Clay Williamson was in a jovial mood when he boarded the bus.
A proposed ordinance the Columbus City Council is slated to consider today could lead to early closing times for convenience stores in or near residential areas.
Even at age 77, almost 50 years after receiving his medical degree, there are no obvious indications that Dr. Robert L. Howland should be stepping down.
A mother and daughter shot and killed the daughter's husband, burned his body in a barrel and spread his remains throughout the yard of their New Hope home in late June -- this according to affidavits from the case obtained in Lowndes County Justice Court by The Dispatch.
When Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, it sent residents of New Orleans and the Mississippi coast scattering.
This story is about a stray dog that with the help of a handful of unknown people roamed a rural area of Columbus for months, always staying one step ahead of animal control officers, until Friday, when it stepped into a trap and began a journey toward a place far away from the Golden Triangle.
Ten years ago, on Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina, one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history, struck the Gulf Coast.
Mississippi University for Women has been named among the top universities to pursue a master's degree by Washington Monthly magazine for the fourth consecutive year.
A Columbus attorney has filed a lawsuit against the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors claiming he was denied public records from Lowndes County Justice Court.
Each year, on the last Monday in August, Mississippi counties hold delinquent tax sales. Each year, the sale features pretty much the same cast of characters, too, says Lowndes County tax assessor Greg Andrews.
A Columbus man is facing 17 felony charges -- each one involving either weapons or drugs -- after his Tuesday arrest.
A man was sent to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle on Thursday morning after being struck by a car in New Hope about 6:45 a.m.
Dorothy Montgomery said she felt like she died when her son, Devin Montgomery, died.
The Commission on Judicial Performance has recommended to the state Supreme Court that a former Columbus municipal judge be publicly reprimanded for committing multiple acts of judicial misconduct.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office has arrested and charged a 29-year-old Columbus man with sexual battery.
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