Local retailers positive on Black Friday turn-out

Posted yesterday in Area

Columbus stores and law enforcement have been busier than usual due to Black Friday, widely regarded as one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

Ball family member denies connection to Black Friday boycott

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

A member of Ricky Ball's family told The Dispatch Friday morning that they have nothing to do with a planned boycott of Black Friday shopping in response to Ball's Oct. 16 shooting.

A drop in temp can mean a rise in fires

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

On Monday a home on Victor Road suffered extensive damage after what fire officials believe was a blaze started by an unattended heater or furnace.

Lynn Spruill: Marketing the holidays

Posted yesterday in Local Columns

It is time for the rollout of a new batch of Christmas and holiday commercials.







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