Columbus Police Department Capt. Fred Shelton and about 20 residents talked about a number of things through a more than hour-long meeting on Friday.
It appears Columbus is getting a Harbor Freight Tools.
Local voters will mark ballots for eight elections Tuesday: three local democratic primary races; three local Republican primary races; one state senate primary and one state house primary. Three of the eight elections will be decided next week.
When New Hope resident Manuel Vasquez was reported missing on July 13, his friend, Columbus resident Paul Vega, had already been looking for him for several weeks, Vega told The Dispatch in a phone interview last week.
To an audience filled with mostly nursing students, Dr. Pamela Lacy of Columbus urged about 200 Mississippi University for Women graduates to heal the world.
A federal appeals court has upheld the drug conviction of a Lowndes County man.
Cities across Mississippi and throughout the Golden Triangle have chosen to take the state flag down in recent weeks, but the flag remains flying at one of Columbus' leading institutions.
Authorities say a Columbus man accused in a 2014 shooting death in the city shot someone else Saturday night.
When voters go to the polls Tuesday, they'll mark ballots for six local races -- three Democratic primary races and three Republican primary races, as well one state senate and a state house primary.
Kevin Bannister is hoping to bring a little bit of old-fashioned fun to Columbus when Cirque Millennia arrives at the Trotter Convention Center on Saturday.
The Columbus Police Department is welcoming the community to its annual National Night Out Against Crime block party next week.
The budget presented by the Columbus Municipal School District at Tuesday's public budget hearing creates a potential for Columbus taxpayers to owe less this year.
It will be at least two weeks before human remains found in the yard of a New Hope residence last week are identified, authorities say.
A new set of warriors took to the fields today to find themselves. Between the shrill of whistles and the bellicose language spouted by coaches, Mississippi Association of Independent Schools member schools officially started football practice for the 2015 season.
Columbus leaders and community organizers celebrated the completion of roughly 1,800 feet of new construction for the 14th Avenue ditch improvement project on Monday.
Columbus obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Pamela Lacy will keynote Saturday's graduation ceremony at Mississippi University for Women.
Two-term state auditor Stacey Pickering used Tuesday's appearance at the Columbus Rotary Club to tout his office's work in exposing misuse of taxpayer funds by public officials even as questions about his own use of campaign funds have been brought into question.
The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees invited the public to a budget hearing Tuesday that allowed citizens to evaluate and ask questions about the district's plan for fiscal year 2015-2016.
Columbus officials say they are weighing options on what to do with a municipal judge seat vacated by Nicole Clinkscales, who stepped down in June to campaign as a write-in Democratic candidate in the race for District 41 state representative.
The word "singular" might have been coined for Tom Wilburn.
1. Friend of missing New Hope man speaks out COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. MUW continues to fly state flag COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Accused murderer arrested for shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY