When Dipa Bhattarai arrived in Nepal in May, it was the first time she had seen her home country since a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated the country in April.
Local residents are encouraged to attend the Columbus Municipal School District public budget hearing at 6 p.m. today at Brandon Central Services.
The wife and mother-in-law of a missing New Hope man were both formally charged Monday with murder.
A juvenile struck by a car during a hit-and-run Saturday evening in Columbus suffered only moderate injuries, authorities say.
Town residents will be paying higher utility bills this fall.
Alex Holloway has joined The Commercial Dispatch staff as a news reporter, general manager Peter Imes has announced.
The Columbus Municipal School District will have many new teachers when it begins classes next month.
The wife and mother-in-law of a missing New Hope man are expected to be formally charged Monday in connection to the case.
The case of a missing Lowndes County resident named Manuel Vasquez took an eerie turn last week when investigators with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department discovered human remains in the yard of his home in a wooded, residential neighborhood in New Hope.
Volunteer Mississippi and Mississippi University for Women will hold a public information session from 9 to 11:30 a.m Monday in Room 120 of the Education Building on MUW's campus.
Rental prices at the Trotter Convention Center have been tweaked.
The new president of East Mississippi Community College earned his doctorate degree in speech communication. Those skills were on full display Thursday afternoon.
In front of a full room at the newly finished Caledonia Community Center on Thursday, local candidates for public office introduced themselves and their campaigns.
Human remains have been discovered outside the home of a missing New Hope man.
A Columbus man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison without a chance of parole, said Assistant District Attorney Scott Rogillio.
Investigators with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department now believe a New Hope man reported missing on July 13 may be a homicide victim.
What is being described by authorities as a "missing person case" had both local and state law enforcement agencies searching a wooded area in New Hope until midnight Wednesday.
Columbus is moving on to the design and planning phase for the Sen. Terry Brown Amphitheater, which will be located on The Island, across from the pedestrian bridge near The Riverwalk.
The Columbus-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce announced the launch of its first edition of "Columbus: Discover a New World" at a Wednesday luncheon.
Mississippi Lt. Governor Tate Reeves discouraged voters from supporting Educational Initiative 42 at the weekly meeting of the Columbus Rotary Club at Lion Hills at noon on Tuesday.
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