Leigh Mall's new management, Jones Lange LaSalle Americas (JLL), have begun repairing the struggling shopping center's roof and parking lot while also trying to attract new businesses to fill their vacant retail spaces.
Authorities are looking for the suspect in a shooting in north Columbus Thursday night.
Authorities with search dogs went through downtown Columbus Thursday looking for a missing Tupelo man who may have dementia.
When Columbus resident Carol Littlejohn thinks of the historic Lee High School, plenty comes to mind.
A Hamilton man who has been on the run from law enforcement since Sunday is now in Lowndes County Adult Detention Center.
A Dispatch employee was involved in an incident when Columbus police were called to the Trotter Convention Center downtown on Tuesday morning.
A Columbus councilman appears to have paid a discounted rate to rent a Trotter Convention Center space in December and was almost allowed to pay half-price for another to hold his May wedding, an apparent violation of city policy.
Shad White said there are two ways to do his job: the easy way and the right way.
Columbus city councilmen voted during a special-call meeting Tuesday to begin storm debris monitoring and cleanup following a Feb. 23 tornado that damaged parts of north and east Columbus.
Columbus Municipal School District will use nearly $200,000 of excess funds found in its 2018 audit to help fund its Teacher Incentive Pay Plan.
A complaint filed with the Mississippi Department of Education alleges Lowndes County School District is willfully enrolling students who live within the Columbus Municipal School District boundaries.
Kenneth Hughes, business manager for Lowndes County School District, sat at his desk Friday afternoon tapping away at his keyboard and occasionally scrawling numbers on a sheet of paper sitting beside his computer monitor. All the while, Superintendent Lynn Wright paced around the room, spouting about dollar amounts and projects without the use of any documents to support the information.
Columbus Municipal School District has been left on the hook for educating dozens of former county students for which they have no state funding, and for testing those students without what some officials consider a fair opportunity to prepare them.
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.
There may be three candidates for Lowndes County prosecutor, but there appeared to be one prevailing perspective on the job during Thursday's Exchange Club luncheon at Lion Hills Center.
Columbus Light and Water is pursuing other ways to fund a broadband expansion after a bill to fund that venture died in committee last week.
A Columbus man has been jailed for cyberstalking and may face further charges after he reportedly threatened to kill a woman he has dated.
Columbus councilmen approved a seven-part plan Tuesday that will purportedly save the city $1.1 million this fiscal year.
Columbus has hired Deliah Vaughn, a health services controller in Tunica County as its new chief financial officer.
A crowd of at least 300 filled the Columbus Municipal Complex to vent frustrations over the Kerr-McGee site in north Columbus Monday night.
1. Man sentenced to 30 years for Camelot Apartments death STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Dispatch managing editor arrested over incident at Trotter COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. MDAH declares Hunt building a Mississippi Landmark COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Two injured after being shot in vehicle on Hwy. 82 STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY