Columbus Fire and Rescue Capt. Richard McBride received recognition as the Firefighter of the Year on Thursday at the Columbus Exchange Club meeting.
Columbus Police Department officers are searching for an armed robbery suspect who allegedly held up a Sprint Mart on Highway 45 North Thursday.
A local man is being treated at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson after being shot in the chest in Columbus Thursday night.
Mississippi University for Women has been given the approval to name two buildings in honor of a pair of educators who devoted almost 60 years of combined experience in shaping the lives of students from age 6 to their 20s.
The Columbus Lowndes Chamber of Commerce has announced new members and new officers for the 2016-18 term.
Ward 4 Councilman Marty Turner has filed a petition for preliminary injunction against the city of Columbus and Mayor Robert Smith.
Ten-year-old Destin Poindexter is spending the week learning about Columbus during the Civil War era.
The city council voted on Tuesday to approve a new pay scale that includes 5-percent pay raises to the base rate of every rank through captain.
Two years ago, Aimee Bradley's daughter didn't think anything of exchanging online messages with someone she had never met.
A man was killed Tuesday when he crashed the motorcycle he was riding on Highway 82 West near the 18th Avenue exit in Columbus shortly before 5:30 p.m.
Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves answered questions from Columbus Rotarians Tuesday at Lion Hills Center.
Leroy Brooks didn't leave Monday's Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board member without a few parting shots.
The city of Columbus now faces a second wrongful death lawsuit in federal court related to the Ricky Ball shooting.
A Columbus man is accused of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly hitting someone with a pipe.
The Lowndes County School District board of trustees is moving forward with a downsized plan for a new home economics classroom at West Lowndes High School.
Emergency responders contained a large brush fire after several hours of effort in a wooded area near the Sunset subdivision east of Starkville Saturday night.
It only took one meeting with representatives from Bethany Christian Services for Megan Johnson to know she wanted to adopt a child through that organization.
Kabir Karriem's adult daughter now claims she lied when she told a police officer her father hit her in an Oct. 10 altercation.
Kabir Karriem's adult daughter has accused the state representative of punching her three times in the head, according to documents the city of Columbus provided to The Dispatch Friday afternoon.
A Columbus man accused of murdering a local teenager Friday night in south Columbus is behind bars.
1. Councilman Turner sues mayor, city COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
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5. Motorcyclist dies Tuesday in Hwy 82 crash COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY