Almost a year after voters approved a $44 million bond issue for the Lowndes County School District -- money to be used for new construction and renovations through the district -- many of the projects are nearing completion while one of the key pieces of the capital improvement plan hit an important milestone during Friday's meeting of the LCSD board of trustees.
"I'm behind Chili's." As soon as Donald Barksdale hears these words, he knows exactly what has happened.
It's pretty quiet these days at the old KiOR site on the Island.
Dispatch columnist Slim Smith took home two first place awards at the 2015 Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Media Editors Awards.
For anyone who needs to find a grave in Friendship Cemetery, Mike Anderson -- and his newly organized online database of Friendship Cemetery grave sites -- can help them find it.
Cook Elementary students are getting a taste of Japanese Culture.
For many military veterans, there has long been an information gap between veterans and the medical services they are entitled to receive.
Facing an almost $4 million cut in their budget, officials with the Mississippi Department of Health are scrambling to find ways to mitigate the potential damage to the services it provides.
Columbus Fire and Rescue officials are answering criticisms that emerged online after a Facebook video showed a display playing a video on the back on a department SUV while the vehicle was in use.
The Columbus Police Department arrested a third suspect allegedly involved in the April 30 Sprint Mart shooting.
A second suspect has been charged in the April shooting at a local Sprint Mart, according to a press release released via the Columbus Police Department's Twitter account.
A GoBox employee was killed in an accident on company property Monday afternoon.
The Columbus Police Department is interviewing a local man allegedly tied to the April 30 shooting of the Highway 69 North Sprint Mart.
A new Columbus Air Force Base sign will be installed later this month after fundraisers hit their goal in April.
The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees welcomed a new board member, received updates on numerous programs and honored student achievements during Monday's regular board meeting.
The state's largest soccer tournament will kick off in Columbus this weekend.
Columbus hosted the 21st annual Market Street Festival May 6 and 7.
One hundred fifty years ago this month, local African Americans gathered in celebration of the anniversary of the day Union soldiers arrived in Columbus from Alabama, ushering in an era of freedom for former slaves.
Michael West took to the witness stand Friday to defend his record on bite mark analysis. West, a forensic odontologist, is at the center of an ongoing post-conviction relief hearing for death row inmate Eddie Lee Howard.
1. Testimony: Rape suspect's DNA found on victim STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. MSU fans travel in large numbers to SEC tourney STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Public wants inclusion in Starkville's comprehensive planning process STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Judge: Closed council gatherings in Columbus broke Open Meetings Act COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY