A new phase of work for a short extension of the Riverwalk is in progress.
Columbus police last week arrested a man accused of trying to steal meat from a local grocery store and fighting one of the store's employees in the parking lot.
Columbus Municipal School District trustees on Monday handed the task of forming a Special Education Parent Advisory Committee to Superintendent Philip Hickman.
Columbus has formed a housing revitalization district for a federally-funded grant program that should soon begin.
From left, Mayor's Youth Council volunteers Kerrigan Clark, 15, Reed Hairston, 17, and Christina Clark, 16, observe a moment of silence during the 9/11 Disaster Prep Rally at the Columbus Soccer Complex Sunday.
First Baptist Church of Columbus pastor Sean Parker, Kingdom Vision International pastor R.J. Matthews, Fairview Baptist Church pastor Breck Ladd and Genesis Church pastor Darren Leach stand together at a multi-church service at the Columbus Riverwalk Sunday in remembrance of 9/11.
Neil Waggoner of JBHM Architects updated the Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees Friday on the district's various bond projects.
Columbus Police Department Assistant Chief Fred Shelton, left, shakes Officer Roger Tate's hand at the Trotter Convention Center.
At a little before 11 a.m. Friday, a group of about a dozen people gathered at the back entrance at the Lowndes County Courthouse.
A former Columbus police officer is being charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of Ricky Ball.
A Columbus man has been arrested for allegedly molesting a child.
Students lay on the ground outside Taylor Hall on Mississippi University for Women's campus Thursday morning as sirens wailed and reports of shooters, hostages and fatalities came over the radios of nearby law enforcement officers.
A Lowndes County grand jury has indicted former Columbus Police Officer Canyon Boykin in the shooting death of Ricky Ball. Boykin's attorney Jim Waide of Tupelo confirmed the indictment to The Dispatch on Thursday afternoon. However, Waide said he is not sure of the charge because Boykin has not yet been served.
Johannah Jones-Owusu demonstrates painting "peace rocks" Sept. 1 at the Rosenzweig Arts Center in Columbus to promote the Columbus Arts Council's Peace Project kickoff set for 8-10 a.m. Saturday.
Lowndes County will soon begin installing camera systems at several of its buildings after a break-in at a county road barn in early August.
Sixteen students in the Columbus Municipal School District are repeating third grade this year after failing the 2015-16 state-mandated reading assessment, CMSD Superintendent Philip Hickman confirmed in an email Wednesday.
Every afternoon after school, 12-year-old Jakylia Collins gets off the school bus on 14th Avenue North to spend a little time at her home away from home.
Joe Cook Fine Arts Magnet School is the only school in Mississippi to be named to the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's annual "America's Healthiest Schools" list in 2016.
Lowndes County has formally announced its intent to withdraw from the Columbus Lowndes Recreation Authority.
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