Tom Rysinski has joined The Dispatch as the new sports editor.
Sudduth Elementary School and Oktibbeha Master Gardeners were recipients of the 2021 Governor’s Award from the Mississippi Association of Partners in Excellence (MAPE) for their work together to create excellent, engaging learning experiences for their students in the school garden.
Columbus and Lowndes County high schools offer students a program that allows them to get a jump on their education by attending a community college or specialize in a rewarding career through learning a skilled trade.
New Hope High School senior Grace Massey was named as recipient of the 2021 Youth of the Year award by the Columbus Exchange Club on May 6.
While bullying may seem commonplace, it is not a rite of passage, says Dr. Kimberly Hall, Mississippi State professor and behavior expert.
This week, initial payments from the American Recovery Act arrived in the offices of local governments.
In the Golden Triangle, funds set aside for cities and counties totaled more than $18 million dollars with the same amount arriving in July 2022.
While the COVID-19 vaccination rate in Mississippi lags, many individuals and organizations are again taking extra precautions to prevent the spread of the virus.
School districts across the Golden Triangle are finding creative ways to assist children and families with school supplies costs and needs as kids return to school this fall.
Chris Chain of Columbus and Michelle Jones of Starkville have been chosen to lead the Mississippi Main Street Association board as president and vice president for 2021-22.
The new apartment/retail project in a 116-year-old downtown Columbus building has yet to be given a name. But more than four years after Chris Chain
Like a storm, it had been building all day.
During a Thursday interview, Columbus mayor Keith Gaskin said he plans to propose the city council hire local businessman Mark Alexander Jr. as interim chief operations officer. The hiring would be subject to a vote by council.
Miles Layton has joined The Dispatch staff as news editor.
A Macon man has been arrested after allegedly discharging a firearm and fleeing police.
The Southside Blues Festival, which has become a focal point of the July 4 celebration in Southside Columbus since its founding 15 years ago, will return Saturday after a one-year hiatus.
A Columbus man has been arrested in Macon after allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to death.
A Noxubee County man will spend life in prison after a jury found him guilty Friday of killing his wife and shooting his stepson in Brooksville in 2017.
Seth Stillman knows he picked a good time to attend Mississippi State University.
Crews have removed a partly sunk barge that got stuck against a dam in Alabama, but a barge that sank completely remained pinned Monday against a dam farther up along the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Josh Black gained 10 or 15 pounds without realizing it.