The firing of Columbus High School football coach Randal Montgomery earlier this week caught the Columbus Municipal School District board of trustees off guard.
A former Jack's Restaurant employee charged with serving unwholesome bread after she was accused of smearing bodily fluids on a burger in January pleaded guilty Tuesday.
Over the last two years, when people said the Burns Bottom revitalization project was dead, Columbus Redevelopment Authority President John Acker didn't correct them.
A man involved in a chase with Lowndes County deputies Tuesday is in custody.
There are officially two competing resolutions seeking to renew the 2-percent food and beverage tax in Lowndes County.
At 7:45 Tuesday morning, the students who had been milling around the New Hope High School field where the band practices dutifully formed a loose circle -- maybe 30 feet across -- and stood silently, seven to eight deep, and awaited for the short service to begin.
Columbus High School football coach Randal Montgomery had talked with unbridled enthusiasm about the 2018 season.
Another Columbus nightclub is feeling the squeeze of the city council's "Safety First" philosophy.
While the city of Columbus will not be immediately releasing body camera footage that captured a police officer shooting and killing a local man outside a nightclub on Saturday morning, multiple sources who have seen the video have told The Dispatch what it shows.
The city of Columbus will not be immediately releasing body camera footage that captured a police officer shooting and killing a local man outside a nightclub on Saturday morning.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted by a 3-2 margin Monday to pass the existing resolution for the extension of the 2-percent restaurant tax, which will divide the proceeds only between the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Golden Triangle Development LINK.
A Vernon, Alabama, man died in a two-vehicle accident Sunday night in Lowndes County.
Body camera footage shows Raymond Davis holding a gun when a Columbus police officer shot him dead early Saturday morning, according to Mayor Robert Smith.
When Columbus resident Annie Barry began preparing Thanksgiving meals to take to the city's elderly and disabled residents back in 1994, she only to made about 50 plates.
The Caledonia Park Commission held its first meeting Thursday, an occasion commission attorney Corky Smith called "the head-scratcher meeting."
A Columbus police officer shot and killed a local man early Saturday morning outside a night club.
Like most people, Eunice Robinson is no fan of weather extremes. But since February, neither the coldest winter day nor the hottest day of summer strike dread into the heart of the single mother of two as it used to.
The Columbus Air Force Base Technical Review Committee is a joint Air Force and Community forum that meets to discuss environmental restoration activities at CAFB. Members of the public are invited to attend TRC meetings. The air base values the importance of community input in developing actions to ensure continued protection of human health and the environment.
Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant has identified a man killed by a Columbus police officer in a shooting Saturday morning.
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