A newly-opened temporary shelter for Columbus families displaced by home fires may be a one-of-a-kind offering in the state.
At the weekly Columbus Rotary luncheon at Lion Hills Tuesday, Interim Police Chief Fred Shelton talked about the difficulty of keeping officers in the Columbus Police Department.
Columbus is bracing for a "major disruption" to traffic in east Columbus as the city closes a portion of North Lehmberg Road for emergency repairs.
Two burglaries have been committed in Lowndes County this week.
A Columbus man says he was sprayed in the face with pepper spray and robbed at a residence Tuesday afternoon.
East Mississippi Community College's Columbus Air Force Base extension opened in 1972 primarily to serve the educational needs of members of the military stationed there.
Community and industry leaders attended a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for the incoming paint expansion at the Steel Dynamics Inc. plant in Lowndes County.
Ward 4 Councilman Marty Turner used social media once again to take aim at another city councilman Sunday morning.
The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees evaluated its performance during a Saturday meeting, settling on goals of emphasizing better meeting decorum, promoting greater involvement from the public and having greater assessment of staff attitudes and district programs.
Sam Luvisi has joined The Commercial Dispatch staff as news editor, general manager Peter Imes announced.
Oscar Lewis III is coming home.
Columbus attorney John Brady has announced he will run for a spot on the Mississippi Supreme Court.
A Texas man has died following a choking incident at LongHorn Steakhouse on Wednesday.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith will not veto the city council's decision to hire Oscar Lewis III as the police department's new chief.
Columbus Light & Water Board Chairman Andrew Colom resigned from his post on the board following Thursday's meeting.
Columbus Light & Water is raising water rates. On Thursday, the CL&W board of directors voted in an 8-percent rate hike.
In February 2010, Mickey Brislin was walking along the Columbus Riverwalk when he was approached by two men near the small boat dock. At first, Brislin was wary.
Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Administrator Craig Stepan said the past month's barge issues at the John C. Stennis Lock & Dam aren't a cause for concern.
A collision between a silver Lexus car and red Dodge pickup this morning did not appear to seriously injure either driver. The fender-bender occurred about 7 a.m. on South Frontage Road, near the Highway 82 exit for the Golden Triangle Regional Airport.
Delbert Hosemann saw a need for change.
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