After nearly 15 years, Maranatha Faith Center is receiving what its attorney described as potentially the largest property damage claim ever settled in Lowndes County's history, after the discovery of creosote on its property from the former Kerr-McGee plant.
Norfleet Reichle, lover of food, drink, friends and outlandish schemes, died at his home Wednesday at age 68.
Authorities have found what they believe to be a human skull in the backyard of a Lowndes County residence.
Columbus Police Department is investigating two shootings at houses from earlier this week.
A Crawford man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly attacking a woman and choking her.
A U.S. Air Force-ordered freeze on public outreach efforts is not expected to have a major impact on Columbus Air Force Base, according to base officials.
Camp Pratt may have a new owner, but the Frank P. Phillips YMCA in Columbus will still host a day camp for children this summer -- it'll just be downtown instead of 25 miles away.
A Crawford man faces domestic assault and arson charges after a Saturday morning altercation with his mother, according to Lowndes County Sheriff's Office Capt. Greg Wright.
The U.S. Army is awarding a $273 million contract to a Mississippi helicopter maker for 35 aircraft.
Friday afternoon, the Sale Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization staged a quiz competition, inviting a group of city leaders to match wits against a panel of 15 honor roll students.
The city plans to tear down a house in Burns Bottom that is on the National Register of Historic Places as part of a tax-funded redevelopment effort in the neighborhood.
Main Street Columbus and Mitchell Distributing are partnering to bring the famous Budweiser Clydesdales to Columbus for the second time in five years.
Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Jones loves what he does.
The Anderson Grove Head Start program is set to close at the end of the school year on May 24 after 34 years of operation at the former elementary school just south of the Caledonia town limits.
A Mississippi Department of Education investigation into Columbus Municipal School District's special education programs decisively found the district is failing to adequately educate and accommodate its SPED students.
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.
1. Church to get $8M from Tronox settlement COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Goodbye to an unorthodox restaurateur: Norfleet Reichle dies at home Wednesday at age 68 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. LCSO: Human skull discovered in Lowndes County backyard COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. One dead after Monday crash STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY