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At first, mail was only delivered to local post offices. It was left up to people to check at the post office to see if they had any mail and pick it up there if they did.
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As of the last formal census of 2010, Starkville has a population of 23,888. The most recent figure from 2012 is an official estimate of 24,360.
"Columbus, Where Ideas Take Flight"is the theme for the 85th Annual Convention of The Garden Clubs of Mississippi to be held in Columbus April 22-24.
A Columbus woman has been convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole for the stabbing death of a West Point in 2012.
Judie Holmes of Columbus, left, is presented an award for Outstanding Service to Veterans and Military Families by Mississippi's First Lady Deborah Bryant at the GIVE Awards in Jackson April 14. Photo by: Courtesy photo Shaw Pit Bull Rescue was recognized for Outstanding Achievement by a Grassroots Volunteer Initiative at the GIVE Awards Monday.
Columbus Public Library archivist Mona Vance-Ali shows local officials around the vault at the library on Monday morning during a tour offered to celebrate National Library Week.
A newcomer to Columbus might, after some observation, conclude that people here simply do not care about what is happening in our community.
The Commercial Dispatch has dared to present the truth to the public when some thought this to be impossible as it would be seen as racist.
Cindy's Deli is in the spot that once housed Three Monkeys Pizza at at 910 Tuscaloosa Rd. Cindy Lynch is the owner, and her sister, Deborah Johnston, is the manager.
During Monday's uniformly contentious and often ridiculous meeting of the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees, the board finally got around to interviewing candidates for the search firm that will be charged with identifying candidates for a permanent schools superintendent.
Columbus author Deborah Johnson is bringing her latest novel to the Luncheon with Books at noon, April 24 at the Bryan Public Library in West Point.
Columbus Arts Council Gala Committee chair Pam Russell, left, and committee member Sheila Clark get in the spirit at a planning meeting Tuesday for the Columbus Arts Council's Jeans & Jewels gala set for April 26. Tickets are available at the Arts Council's Rosenzweig Arts Center at 501 Main St., or by calling 662-328-2787.