"Kids these days." It's a familiar refrain from adults that children today spend too much time playing video games or connected to tablets and iPhones and not enough time reading, playing board games or exercising.
The Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees hosted a public hearing Monday to review the district budget for Fiscal Year 2016, which begins July 1.
Registration deadline is today for businesses who want to participate in City of Columbus Department of Outreach job fair.
Charitable giving is still lagging in Lowndes County following the recession, but United Way expects it to pick up again next year.
The expert whose bite-mark evidence convinced a jury to put Eddie Lee Howard Jr. on Mississippi's death row now believes that such evidence should be tossed, and has felt so for years.
It was a typical Friday night on Washington Avenue in South Columbus when T.C. Lowery heard gunshots ring out outside his home.
The Dispatch won the 2014 Daniel E. Phillips Freedom of Information Award and 12 other awards in the Mississippi Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest, Editorial Division.
The Columbus Police Department arrested a Columbus minor after he allegedly fired a shot at someone detained in the Juvenile Detention Center on College St on the night of June 13, according to a media release from the police department.
Robert Woodard II receives a warm welcome Thursday from cheerleaders at Columbus High School for a celebration held in his honor following the championship he shared with the USA Basketball Men's U16 National Team in Argentina.
The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled that a Lowndes County man convicted of capital murder should be eligible for parole.
He is unsteady on his feet and the left hand that holds the Sharpie trembles noticeably as he draws his cartoon images. But his spirit remains young.
The "boil water alert" on Rubens Fish & Steakhouse was lifted Thursday.
Employees and customers evacuated the Rite Aid on Highway 45 North in Columbus on Thursday afternoon following a report of a possible bomb threat, according to the Columbus Police Department.
In the last month, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle has hired a new ambulance director, a new director or respiratory care and a new nurse manager, according to a press release from the hospital.
An accident on Highway 12 just outside Columbus sent two drivers to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle at about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Three years ago, a professor at Mississippi University of Women was prompted by a student's capstone to look into the history of desegregation at the university. She was surprised by what she found -- nothing.
Twenty middle school mathematics teachers have gathered to help students prepare for the future at the College and Career Readiness Mathematics Institute on the campus of Mississippi University for Women.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith broke a tie vote Tuesday to reappoint his former campaign manager to the city's utilities board.
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