Until Monday, the job of managing Caledonia's Parks Department was a one-man gig.
The real estate company working with a potential buyer of the Lee Middle School property has filed a protective order in response to a public records request by The Dispatch to see contracts the buyer has with the Columbus Redevelopment Authority.
Mayor Robert Smith swears in Yvonne Cox for the Columbus Municipal School Board at the Municipal Complex in Columbus Tuesday morning. Cox's husband, Rev. Tommy Cox, stands with her. Cox replaces Angela Verdell, who served two terms on the board.
A man accused of cutting a woman's throat is in custody at Lowndes County Adult Detention Center for attempted murder.
Columbus City Council on Tuesday agreed to demolish eight vacant houses in the Burns Bottom area to help support an ongoing Columbus Redevelopment Authority project in the area.
When it came to the key issues facing Lowndes County, there seemed to be a consensus among the 200 community stakeholders gathered Monday at Trotter Convention Center.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors approved a plan Monday to bring more money into the county coffers by investing some of its general fund in bank certificate of deposits.
Within a few weeks of bringing her newborn daughter home from the hospital, Columbus resident Shannah Hudson learned something was wrong.
Lowndes County investigators are searching for a suspect in a weekend aggravated assault.
A Columbus man was hospitalized Sunday night after he apparently tried to make fireworks in his own living room.
Hal McClanahan's neighbor to the north of his home on Second Street South has always been pretty quiet. That changed Saturday morning.
The Columbus Municipal School Board approved the hiring of a legal consultant during a special call meeting Friday, a day after an attorney for former superintendent Phillip Hickman requested a termination hearing.
The pool of applicants to fill the Columbus Municipal School District board's final vacancy has grown to five.
Lowndes County School District Superintendent Lynn Wright appeared before the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors Wednesday seeking help to fund equipment for the district's new career tech center.
A man accused of cyberstalking is in jail for allegedly threatening a city official.
One by one, the children stepped up to the podium, the heads of some of the smaller children barely visible to the audience of 75 people who gathered Tuesday evening at the Columbus Boys and Girls Club for the club's annual Black History Month program.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations, continue to look into a pair of social media posts that threatened violence at New Hope schools that had concerned parents keeping their children out of school Monday.
Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science has again been ranked among the top 10 public high schools in the nation.
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