In June, a veteran Columbus Police Department officer retired. In service for nearly a decade, in which he played a starring role in narcotics and tracking cases, it was time to hang up his badge.
Nearly four weeks after the application deadline for three vacant department head positions, city officials have yet to nail down the number of applicants who meet the minimum requirements for each.
Police are seeking a suspect in a drive-by shooting Tuesday afternoon in East Columbus.
The Columbus council approved $55,700 for Waggoner Engineering to perform a community needs assessment during a Dec. 28 special-call meeting at City Hall.
Every weekday morning, and late each Saturday night, a Goss Urbanite 500 Series press cranks up to produce another 13,000 or so editions of The Dispatch.
Jamie Morrison is usually there, adjusting ink, replenishing paper rolls and troubleshooting problems as they arise.
The victim of a Christmas night shooting is in stable condition in a Jackson hospital, according to Chief Fred Shelton, but as of yet there are no suspects.
Baptist Memorial Hospital—Golden Triangle welcomes new interventional radiologist Dr. Timothy Usey to its medical staff. He is in practice at BMG Golden Triangle Radiology, 2520
Sometime in the afternoon of Dec. 4, William Jordan was walking outside his home on Main Street in Crawford and saw a hole in the back of his wife’s Hyundai hatchback, just left of the brand logo.
The Columbus Salvation Army is falling short of its Red Kettle fundraising goal, but its Angel Tree program was very successful, according to the organization’s captains.
Mayor Keith Gaskin announced during his Wednesday press conference that he is planning to bury a time capsule at City Hall on Dec. 31.
The victim of a fatal Tuesday night shooting has been identified.
At its Tuesday night meeting the Columbus City Council revisited multiple recurring issues regarding employee pay and hired a consultant for American Rescue Plan Act spending.
A man was shot and killed at Columbus Heights Tuesday night.
A Lowndes County man was arrested for aggravated assault after allegedly shooting a gun at another man’s feet, according to Lowndes County Sheriff Eddie Hawkins.
Jadah Brewer was a smart, precocious 8-year old. “Just a beautiful young lady,” her Gifted and Talented teacher Heather Rowland recalled Monday night.
Need to get the tennis team to Birmingham? Tell Dedrick Burnett.
Need someone to take an issue raised by a soccer player to the athletic director? Tell Dedrick Burnett.
Need a picture from that volleyball match? Yep, tell Dedrick Burnett.
A Mississippi town has canceled its annual Christmas parade because of an increase in shootings.
For the first time in four years, Lowndes County School District will not borrow money to make December or January payroll. Cost cuts, deferred facility
Thomas Lee Sr. thought he was going to spend the morning of his 78th birthday talking to a bunch of children. Instead, his daughter drove