This weekend we’ll see something we haven’t seen in more than a year: Big crowds gathered for an event.
More than a few Columbus residents may not be inclined to watch the new documentary “Our Towns” on HBO Max, which features Columbus among eight small cities across the country.
“It doesn’t matter what you do as long as you look good doing it.” A fruitless Bible challenge would be to scour the gospels and
Tuesday’s primary elections in Columbus provided one piece of the puzzle. Will city government remain largely status quo? Or will the June 8 general elections
Today, Golden Triangle voters have the opportunity to participate in our nation’s most intimate form of self-government. Although municipal elections rarely generate the interest and
Tonight at 6:30 p.m., The Commercial Dispatch and WCBI will host a candidate forum for Columbus municipal candidates in contested races at the Lyceum at
The effectiveness of criticism often relies on how it is received. On Tuesday, Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton revealed the city’s plan to curb crime
When considering code regulations, cities are often required to walk a fine line. On one hand, codes are an essential part of protecting the public.
If you think of the COVID-19 pandemic in horse racing terms, it could be said we are coming out of the final turn. Cases are
In times of crisis, it is important not to panic, but instead focus energy on a clear-eyed view of the circumstances with an emphasis on solutions.
Wednesday morning, Columbus Mayor Robert Smith released a statement on his health.
It turned out to be a lot like ordering a meal at a bad restaurant: It arrived late and there wasn’t much to it when it got there.
On Tuesday, Gov. Tate Reeves held one of his semi-regular coronavirus briefings. During the briefing, he announced an executive order that yet again makes us
It’s been almost a year since COVID-19 arrived in our community. It’s been a tough year for all of us, and even with the arrival
This week’s winter storms have taken a toll on Mississippians. At its worst, tens of thousands of residents suffered from power outages at some point
For most of us the winter storm that arrived Sunday and, like an unwelcome visitor, has lingered far too long, has been an inconvenience, a
All across the city of Columbus on Saturday, citizens were bracing themselves for a blow from a winter storm that was set to arrive on
In the late 70s, when America found itself facing an energy crisis, a saying began to circulate: If there are no throw blankets on your
From its inception, the United States was an experiment, a concept in self-government never before practiced in what was then considered the civilized world. Other
Perception is reality. When the Columbus Municipal School District opened its regular board meeting Monday, there was some sentiment the board would adopt a modified
For most Americans, much of what government does is in the abstract in the sense that it often has no direct bearing on their daily