Columbus & Lowndes County
Susan Mackay was getting ready for bed late Monday night when she heard it — the rapid pop-pop-popping sound of gunshots, followed by a loud boom.
Then her power went out.
Ecolab will close its Columbus facility next year, a company spokesperson has confirmed to The Dispatch.
Greg Carlyle believes Medicaid saved his son’s life.
In 1997, Carlyle’s son, Andrew, was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect, something of which his family’s insurance company refused to pay.
The Hitching Lot Farmers’ Market will holds its grand opening on Saturday morning, Main Street Columbus announced this week.
Police are investigating two unrelated shootings since Monday afternoon in Columbus, the second of which occurred during a late-night car chase in Southside.
For almost a year, Columbus Municipal School District has worked on its plans for the redevelopment of Hunt School with the understanding it would become the home of the district’s sixth-grade operations.
Lowndes County deputies have arrested a fourth suspect in the murder of a Columbus man who has been missing for almost a year.
Health Brief: Baptist Golden Triangle nationally recognized for Straight A’s in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
COLUMBUS — The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization driven by employers and other purchasers of health care, today announced the spring 2021 Leapfrog
Standing under the tree in the center of Sandfield Cemetery Wednesday afternoon, Jaylin Jones stepped forward on the stage and said: “I thought about what I have to prove today.”
Authorities have identified a Columbus Public Works employee accused of assaulting a fellow employee during an altercation in South Columbus Wednesday.
Chief: Officers followed CPD policy during incident circulated on social media; no disciplinary action
Three Columbus police officers who were filmed slamming a civilian to the ground in an attempt to subdue and arrest him for indecent exposure did not violate department policy and will not face disciplinary action, the city council decided during the closed session of a special-call meeting Thursday.
Grace Massey and Scarlet Frey shared one thing in common as they heard the stories of the other area high school students under consideration for the Columbus Exchange Club’s Youth of the Year and A.C.E. Award: They were both surprised to hear their names called.
The former Lowndes County administrator’s secretary is alleging in a federal lawsuit that District 1 Supervisor Harry Sanders sexually harassed her, both physically and verbally, for years.
One city employee was arrested and another sent to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries after an on-duty argument turned violent, a Columbus Police Department press release said.
Lowndes County investigators have arrested three people in what they believe to be the murder of a man missing since last summer.
Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton said he is investigating the incident recorded in a video posted on social media that appears to show Columbus police officers slamming a civilian to the ground during an arrest, and has promised to release body camera footage of the incident later today.
Lowndes County investigators have arrested three people in what they believe to be the murder of James Ryan Taylor who has been missing since last summer.
It’s been almost three years since Lowndes County supervisors voted to purchase 89 acres west of the Tombigbee River to be used to build a sports complex for its fledgling recreation department.
For the second city council meeting in less than a month, residents of the Holly Hills neighborhood off Highway 45 raised concerns about the noise they claimed was coming from Patio 45 Restaurant.
Golden Triangle Development LINK Chief Operations Officer Macaulay Whitaker has been named among the top 10 of Mississippi Business Journal’s Top 50 Under 40.