When Anthony Walker was a kid growing up in the Sandfield community of Columbus, there was always something to do.
The suspect in a shooting that claimed the life of a Monroe County man Saturday morning was apprehended after a vehicle pursuit between Amory and Columbus, according to a Facebook post by the Amory Police Department.
Long before he reimagined what downtowns could be, Chris Chain was a swimmer.
A Lowndes County man serving parole was arrested for a charge of sexual exploitation of a minor after being accused of being in possession of child pornography, a press release Saturday from the sheriff’s office said.
Lowndes County School District Superintendent Sam Allison stepped to the podium of the central office board room Thursday evening prepared to discuss his recommendations for a “safe return to in-person instruction” for the fall semester.
In 1976, the year Jack Reed returned to his hometown of Columbus to begin his medical practice, the hospital was a small facility providing mostly basic services.
On May 20, 2020, Micheal Jones clocked out after his shift at Steel Dynamics west of Columbus and drove to Bessemer, Alabama, to pick up an iPhone 11 he agreed to buy through the Letgo app. He never made it back home.
Lowndes County Sheriff’s Department arrested three men after the New Hope Sprint Mart was robbed Thursday.
Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science Executive Director Dr. Germain McConnell announced Tuesday that he has been hired as chief of staff for the Oxford School District.
Since 2019, The Golden Triangle Regional Homeless Coalition has provided shelter when the winter weather is at its worst.
Mississippi Economic Council hosted a conference “A New Day, A New Opportunity for Mississippi” that addressed key initiatives to spur opportunities for economic growth on Friday at Lion Hills Center.
Columbus Municipal School District patrons will pay a virtually flat ad valorem tax rate this fiscal year, but two board members and Superintendent Cherie Labat believe that decision could cost the community long-term in different ways.
Local Black leaders held a press conference Thursday at Lowndes County Courthouse to appeal to citizens to receive vaccinations if they have not already.
Columbus Mayor Keith Gaskin addressed the turnover in city staffing levels and usage of the James M. Trotter Center on Wednesday in his first press conference since taking the oath of office July 1.
Tom Hudson works with the press room crew to produce The Dispatch during a typical work day. Parked in the alley behind the paper is his ride: a 2012 Dyna Switchback Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Columbus City Council tabled decisions Tuesday about the use of the James M. Trotter Convention Center and appointing members to the Municipal Election Commission.
State Representative Dana McLean (R-Columbus) discussed medical marijuana’s future, prison reform and other top priorities the Legislature may consider during a speech Tuesday to the Columbus Rotary Club on at Lion Hills Center.
Columbus City Council will discuss Tuesday potentially filling three vacancies on the Municipal Election Commission.
Mississippi University for Women’s Student Government Association President Luis Leal Jr. said he is prepared to serve as a strong advocate for the Owls’ student body.
Lowndes County sheriff’s deputies have arrested three suspects in connection with the murder of 22-year-old Quinshawn Lucious.