Columbus police are asking for the public's help in identifying and locating a man who allegedly burglarized the Malco Theatre on Highway 45 North on Oct. 30.
In the passenger seat of his grandma's car, "Scoob" Lamar leaned back, closed his eyes and sighed. Lamar had just seen a road sign that read "WELCOME TO ALABAMA THE BEAUTIFUL." That sign, he thought, was beautiful.
Lowndes County investigators have identified two men allegedly responsible for the Old West Point Road shooting that injured a man Nov. 19.
Following several cost-saving measures implemented in the spring, Columbus ended Fiscal Year 2020 with a $2.8 million surplus, Public Information Officer Joe Dillon told The Dispatch last week.
From his deep bayou-based drawl to the varying fishing accessories coating the walls of the Louisiana Shrimp Shack, owner Kenneth Helmer is as genuine as it gets.
A Crawford resident has been arrested for food stamp fraud, investigators from the Mississippi Department of Human Services found.
Before learning his name at Community Counseling Services, some of Richard Duggin's colleagues first knew him as "the popcorn man."
Caledonia's new mascot is the Cavaliers, but there was nothing cavalier about the process used to select it.
Investigators with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office are searching for the suspect in a Thursday morning shooting west of Columbus.
More than 60 vendors offering homegrown and handcrafted holiday foods and gifts will help the Hitching Lot Holiday Farmers' Market kick off the festive season in Columbus Saturday.
The picks continued to be read on national television Wednesday, but Robert Woodard II's phone remained silent as he sat quietly on the couch at his home in Columbus.
The roundabout construction at the intersection of Military Road and Highway 82 will be completed by the end of the month, project manager James Gill of Gregory Construction told The Dispatch on Wednesday.
Installed in May, the more than 4,000 LED lights illuminating Columbus streets have saved the city $102,000 in utilities since July, and are expected to save $400,000 in utilities annually, Rudy Watkins of Tennessee-based PATH Company told the city council Tuesday night.
In a unanimous vote, Lowndes County supervisors tabled Monday a proposed agreement that would set aside part of the county's property tax revenue to fund Lowndes County Industrial Development Authority (LCIDA) -- the county's economic development arm responsible for recruiting and managing businesses at the Industrial Park.
Lowndes County Coroner's Office is investigating the death of an individual whose body was found in a park over the weekend.
The vacuum gets a lot of use at the Coover household. Otherwise, dog hair would overtake the carpeting.
The Caledonia Confederates have become the Caledonia Cavaliers. Caledonia High School Principal Gregory Elliott presented the change, along with a mock-up of the new logo, to the Lowndes County School District board at its monthly meeting Friday.
Columbus has received almost $554,000 in reimbursement for COVID-19 related expenses on public safety, city Public Information Officer Joe Dillon told The Dispatch on Friday.
When Sherry Ellis left Georgia to return to her hometown of Columbus two years ago, she threw herself into community service. "I grew up in Columbus and always was involved in community service," Elllis said. "I always had a heart for it. So when I came back home, I wanted to do anything I could for the community."
The building that formerly housed Ryan's Buffet near the interchange of Highways 82 and 45 has a new owner after two and a half years of uncertainty about the property's future.
Frances Hairston of the Bernard Romans chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution provides last-minute instructions to Columbus Mayor Robert Smith, who was chosen to ring a bell 11 times at 11:11 a.m. Wednesday to acknowledge the 101st anniversary of Armistice Day.
1. Men charged with attempted murder in Old West Point Road shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. CPD looking for Malco burglary suspect COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY