The Columbus Police Department will host a self defense class at the Trotter Convention Center July 28.
A Columbus police officer who allegedly got in an altercation with a citizen outside McDonald's Wednesday will go before the city council on July 5.
One Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees member has a proposition to fund the district's increased budget without raising taxes.
Lauren Gamblin has always had a green thumb.
The public will have two chances Thursday to gather more information about the Columbus Municipal School District's proposed tax increase.
A new industrial development project could come to Columbus if some road blocks can be cleared, according to Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins.
The Dispatch claimed eight awards, including three first-place honors and an overall first-place award for news reporting, during Saturday's Mississippi Press Association Awards Luncheon.
Ward 4 Councilman Marty Turner contends an opinion Columbus requested from Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is further proof that city leadership is treating him unfairly.
Austin Huff didn't really know what to expect as he made his way from Columbus Air Force Base to Camp Pratt, where he and eight other newly minted 2nd lieutenants had volunteered to work as day counselors at Camp Rising Sun.
A new, month-long event is seeking to draw visitors to downtown Columbus with fun, family friendly activities for the summer.
Rising Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science senior Mary Lee says technology and computers are pivotal subjects for students to learn and master in order to succeed in the future.
A Columbus Police Department officer was involved in an altercation at the McDonald's on Alabama Street at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The Columbus Light and Water board unanimously approved an electric department budget for fiscal year 2017 that includes a $186,000 deficit.
The number of students enrolled in the Golden Triangle Early College High School at East Mississippi Community College will double come August.
Palmer Home for Children raised over $200,000 during its annual Radiothon with SuperTalk Mississippi on June 2.
Nine volunteers work on repainting Carmin Yannone's home in New Hope Tuesday afternoon. Yannone, who is 90-years-old, sat inside to escape the heat and casually visited with the workers as they passed through.
After two days of closed-door discussions with city officials and the county tax assessor, the Columbus Municipal School District appears poised to ask for a significant increase in taxes.
A concerned citizen went before the city council during Tuesday's meeting to voice worries over Columbus' crime issues.
Proposed routes for a $700 million wind power transmission project could pass through the Golden Triangle and generate hundreds of construction jobs.
Mississippi has ranked 50th in the nation for child well-being in the Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual Kids Count report.
1. Councilman Turner responds to AG opinion COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Spears: CMSD tax hike unnecessary COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Higgins: $150 million project eying Lowndes Port COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Camp Rising Sun: A community treasure COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY