The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau unanimously approved landscaping plans Monday for its properties between Main and College street, just east of Third Street South.
Where can you go for a night of fine dining, artwork, a silent auction and live musical performances? Columbus High School.
A 23-year-old man suffered minor injuries early Friday when he was hit in the head with a beer bottle at the Grey Goose nightclub.
Officials at local colleges agree with how a Tucson, Ariz., community college handled disturbed student Jared Loughner, saying they have similar rules in place to identify, counsel or expel troubled students.
A bar room brawl ended with a shooting Friday night.
The area will soon have a new glossy magazine, Catfish Alley, to celebrate local food, art, music, ideas and most of all, local people.
Major Leslie A. Janovec, chaplain of the 14th Flying Training Wing of the Columbus Air Force Base, will be the guest speaker at the 11th annual Community Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 3.
The city of Columbus was selected as the first Air Education and Training Command community to receive the AETC Community Support Award (Altus Trophy), sponsored by the Altus, Okla. Chamber of Commerce's Military Affairs Committee, during a presentation at the AETC Symposium in San Antonio, Texas, Thursday.
The time is approaching for Severstal to begin hiring for 100 new positions to staff its Phase II expansion.
A Columbus man suspected in a Northside shooting turned himself into authorities Thursday.
A Columbus man who died of hypothermia Jan. 14 was squatting at the 13th Avenue North apartment where he was discovered.
Dismissed former New Hope High School principal Lynn Wright has qualified to run for superintendent of the school district he is currently suing.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office has reported the following felony arrests.
Omnova Solutions Inc. is coming off what its executives say was a highly profitable and record year in many respects, including a major acquisition. Yet fourth-quarter earnings disappointed Wall Street.
Cinderella is finally at the ball -- Cinderella being more than 900 middle-schoolers, and the ball being a $19.1 million state-of-the-art school.
To many, he was just a bum. But to those who knew Hozzie Hawthorne, he was a warm, if not enigmatic, man. And he was loved. Hawthorne, 72, was best known around downtown Columbus for resting on the benches in front of the post office and the Lowndes County Courthouse, asking passers-by if they could spare some money.
An amendment to permanently reduce the Columbus Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors to six members passed despite Ward 6 Councilman Bill Gavin reversing his position from the council's Dec. 21 meeting and supporting the pursuit of a local and private agreement from the state Legislature.
Visitors to The Dispatch's building in downtown Columbus may have noticed renovations taking place in the front office.
Dream 365 ended its Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend Celebration lauding what a visiting figure in the civil rights movement called "unsung heroes" of the community. A commemorative breakfast at Trotter Convention Center on Monday wrapped up the local group's fifth and biggest year celebrating the MLK Jr. holiday.
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