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Festivals bring fun-filled weekend to West Point
Helen Brown, left, and Ronnie Temple dance the night away during the 2012 Howlin' Wolf Festival in West Point in this Dispatch file photo.
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Supervisors approve road project bid
The Clay County Board of Supervisors accepted a $167,277 bid from Falcon Contracting Company of Columbus to widen a piece of Airport Road at its meeting Thursday.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Florida man wanted for murder arrested in Columbus
Nathaniel Bigbee, 59, of Hillsborough, Florida, was arrested Monday night in the Sunflower grocery store parking lot on Military Road.
CPD officers to begin wearing body cameras
Chief Tony Carleton told The Dispatch his department is paying for the cameras with a $14,045 federal grant.
Browning on Business: Downtown bar celebrates one year under new ownership
A year ago, Rob Swindol opened The Elbow Room, a well-known downtown Columbus bar dating back to the 1950s that had been closed a while.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Long-time Columbus GNC franchise owner retires
Jo Ann Walk-Ferguson, who helped open the first GNC store in Columbus three decades ago, has retired.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
CalStar anticipating growth as it gets started
Marius Fair operates the brick press at the new CalStar facility on Charleigh Ford Drive Monday.
Plant City police make arrest in 1979 cold case murder
Police say DNA on the bedsheets of the murder victim have led to the arrest of 64-year-old Nathaniel Bigbee on Monday night in Columbus, Mississippi.
Our View: Art is everywhere
If, while driving around Lowndes County, you've noticed a different sort of billboard advertising, thank an artist.
Man sentenced in aggravated assault conviction
A Columbus man convicted last week of two counts of aggravated assault was sentenced Monday to serve 32 years in prison.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Michael Brown's Funeral
I am the second oldest of 6 girls. I attended Hughes Elementary School, Hunt Jr. High, Joe Cook and S.D. Lee High School.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Luciernagas: Learn languages and literacy with fireflies and tortillas? It works.
Three-year-old Kimberly Marquez of Columbus is excited to play music with storyteller June Caldwell and friends Isaac Alvarez, 4, far left, and Juan Carlos Gutierrez, 4, during the Luciernagas English-Spanish reading program at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library Aug. 7. Kimberly is the daughter of Joaquina and Gregorio Marquez.
Two teens in custody after 16-year-old shot, killed in South Columbus
Police say the incident happened around 10:10 p.m. on Winston Rd. Jones was involved in a shootout with other individuals while driving a dark-colored car.
Ask Rufus: The early Federal houses of Columbus
Corner Cottage on Fourth Avenue South is one of Columbus' oldest homes. It was constructed about 1830 and later enlarged and remodeled.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Conviction in Columbus shooting case
A Lowndes County jury has found a Columbus man guilty of two counts of aggravated assault stemming from a 2012 shooting that left one man blind and another injured.
A balcony revival in Columbus
Maurice and Gloria Herriott enjoy their balcony at 204 South Fifth St. The couple had the balcony installed in 2007.
Columbus true crime fan pens tale of murder
Dr. Selden Lambert talks to an audience at a book signing for "The Yellow Ribbon Murders" Aug. 18 at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.
Birney Imes: Gifts all week long
Wednesday in the aisles of Kroger I ran into a high school friend I had not seen in years, Joey Hendrix.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
KiOR misses payment with Adams Co.
Financially struggling fuel maker KiOR missed a key payment to Adams County this week that would have allowed the company to continue holding onto its undeveloped proposed industrial site in Natchez.