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Browning on Business: Columbus is getting new fish restaurant
Catfish & Chords Fish House will be located at 2222 Military Rd -- the old home of Rub's Pub, which closed last year.
39 min ago
City, county mulling options for old Maxim building
Lowndes County and the city of Columbus bought the Maxim medical building after the company shut its doors.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Slimantics: A tale of two tails
Columbus resident Barry Ferrow holds a two-tailed quarter he received as a birthday present 10 years ago.
Sales tax revenue continues upward trend
Columbus' check from the Mississippi Department of Revenue this month was $722,512.39, nearly a $12,000 improvement from August 2013.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Mayor, city employee raises rescinded
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith broke a 3-3 council tie Monday to rescind all previously approved pay raises for city employees, including his own.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Daughter of Union Springs police chief fatally shot in Mississippi
The daughter of Union Springs Police Chief Danny Jackson was fatally shot Sunday morning in a Buffalo Wild Wings parking lot in Columbus, Miss.
New leadership at local Boys and Girls clubs
Brittany Houston has been promoted to unit director of the Columbus Boys and Girls Club.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Robert Smith: The Mayor responds
On Aug. 6, 2014, the Mayor and City Council of Columbus had a budget meeting. In that meeting the Council deadlocked on a number of issues related to some important pay raises for some of the City's valuable employees.
Voice of the people: Why not look into privatization?
After reading the editorial about privatizing Public Works in The Dispatch Thursday I'm still asking myself, "Why in the world did David Armstrong suggest a tax increase was inevitable and why would he not want to allow the company to do an audit, free of charge to us, in order to advise us on whether it would be a money saving move or not? Then ... (more)
Woman dies after restaurant parking lot shooting
A woman is dead and another woman in custody after an early morning shooting in the parking lot of a Columbus restaurant.
Passion for proof drives his forensic fascination
It's not that Ross, a retired Air Force colonel in Columbus, is preoccupied with criminal nature or the macabre.
Columbus native part of Southern Writer's book festival
Columbus native Yvonne R. Edwards will appear at the Southern Writer's Book Festival Aug. 23 at Barnes & Noble at The Summit in Birmingham, Alabama.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Roses and thorns: 8/17/14
Roses and thorns: Ricky Johnston, from Columbus, rests before the Third Annual Possum Town Triathlon begins Saturday morning at the Stennis East Bank Lock and Dam.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Cockrell Impressing Papuchis at Nickel
Nebraska defensive coordinator John Papuchis met with the media after practice, noting that the team has had a good week of practice, mentioning that the tempo has been improving since the start of Fall Camp.
Columbus twins land spot in feature film
This picture, sent to casting officials with "The Hollars," helped land Summer Atkinson, left, and her twin sister, Scarlett, an appearance in the movie, which is being filmed in Jackson.
City Hall number listed on fundraiser flyer
Whether or not you plan on attending a private fundraiser for Mayor Robert Smith tonight, you have a vested interest in the event if you are a Columbus resident.
Mayor, council violated open meetings laws
The Mississippi Ethics Commission has issued a preliminary report stating that meetings of the Columbus mayor and city council that took place this year violated three sections of the state's Open Meetings Act.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Michael Jackson New Single - A Place With No Name
I am the second oldest of 6 girls. I attended Hughes Elementary School, Hunt Jr. High, Joe Cook and S.D. Lee High School.
Browning on Business: Columbus getting a new pizza restaurant, fabric store
Preston Lott, who was part of the duo that opened the first Lost Pizza Company in the Delta in 2007, confirmed to The Dispatch on Wednesday that the pizza restaurant will open a location along Highway 45 North later this year.