Mississippi has seen the worst case numbers of COVID-19 over the past week since the pandemic began in March 2020.
In 24 days, the city of West Point will welcome its biggest annual event with the return of the Prairie Arts Festival after a one-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bette Rhea shared a story about Gary Dedeaux that speaks volumes about his life and generous character.
The unclaimed dead: When family doesn’t take responsibility for burying a body, it often ends up cremated; ashes stored at funeral home, coroner’s office
Alone in a Lowndes County residence, a woman in her 70s died in March. No one will attend her funeral. In fact, there won’t even be one.
As the Delta variant of COVID-19 is spreading across the country, cases are rapidly increasing in the Golden Triangle.
A local businessman and his grandson died in a plane crash Wednesday afternoon in Oktibbeha County, officials confirmed.
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.