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  1. Columbus looks to build on momentum from first victoryRead the original story

    14 min ago | Commercial Dispatch

    After three weeks of taking one step forward only to stumble and fall two steps back, Randal Montgomery and the Columbus High School football team discovered Friday the transformative powers that accompany winning. Buoyed by a season-high 414 yards of offense, Columbus routed Louisville 43-20 before a packed house at Falcon Field.

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  2. Slimantics: It's up to the men nowRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Monday night I attended a "Men of Color" community meeting at Sim Scott Community Center not because white is a color, too, but because I was invited by the organizer of the event, Lowndes County supervisor Leroy Brooks, who felt it proper that the media be included. This meeting was for the black men of Columbus to address a problem black men face and -- if I can be permitted to read between the lines -- black men have largely created.

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  3. Brooks calls on black men to 'do better'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Anthony Easley, of Columbus, is one of roughly 60 people who participated in the "Men of Color" town hall meeting at Sim Scott Community Park on Monday. Photo by: Luisa Porter/Dispatch Staff About 60 men gathered at Sim Scott Community Center on Monday for a community "Men of Color" meeting called by Lowndes County Supervisor Leroy Brooks.

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  4. Couple starts Columbus snow cone bizRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Robert and Velma Woodard recently purchased a "Snowie" in Utah. The Columbus couple spends their off time driving around the Golden Triangle, offering cool treats to everyone.

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  5. Protean wins Airbus Helicopters Vision Zero Aviation Safety AwardRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... 's headquarters and main facility are in Grand Prairie, Texas with a large manufacturing and production facility in Columbus, Miss.

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  6. SDI completes deal for Severstal millRead the original story

    Sunday | Recycling Today

    Steel Dynamics Inc. , headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana, has completed the acquisition of Severstal North America's Columbus, Mississippi, steel mini mill for $1.625 billion in cash. The mill, located on 1,400 acres, is an electric arc furnace minimill capable of producing 3.4 million tons of steel per year.

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  7. Free GED practice test period begins todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... set a goal of 100 students actually progressing to the GED test as a result of this," Bearden told The Dispatch. Columbus residents will also be able to participate in the "See for Free" program through the Greater Columbus Learning Center and any ...

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  8. Ask Rufus: Mississippi MASHRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... and supporting personnel numbering about 150. The commanding officer was Major Henry Holleman, a doctor from Columbus. Holleman had, in addition to his private practice, been commander of the 31st Division Artillery Brigade Medical Detachment of the ...

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  9. Judge approves Columbus annexationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Commercial Dispatch

    A judge on Friday approved the city's annexation plan, which will bring 1,462 more residents, three square miles and five more miles of road into Columbus, according to Tim Youngblood of Bridge and Watson, the firm that assisted the city with the annexation. Chancery Court Judge Kenneth Burns OK'd the proposed growth after attorneys presented the case for annexation early last week.

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  10. Columbus ends fiscal year with strong sales tax finishRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 20 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... the $8,612,108.96 collected during the 2012-13 fiscal year. It's the third best showing for sales tax returns in Columbus in the last seven years. The city received $8,869,518.58 in 2007-08. Restaurant and hotel tax collections also improved over ...

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  11. Opening a dialogue about povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... by providing small cash loans that carry atrocious interest rates. These industries abound throughout the state. In Columbus there are cash lenders of every brand. Starkville voted in 2010 to not allow any more payday lenders to open up shop. The ...

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  12. Group completes charter applicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Commercial Dispatch

    The Columbus group hoping to open a local charter school in the city has submitted a complete application to the Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board. Darren Leach, proposed chief executive office of Inspire Charter School, said he submitted a complete application Friday to the state board.

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  13. Rink Rash: Inside Columbus' Roller Derby TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Commercial Dispatch

    The Mississippi Brawl Stars practice twice a week at a secret location in Columbus. Visit the team's website at mississippibrawlstars.com.

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  14. Hazard Series celebrates 50 years of music on HA's 50th anniversaryRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 20 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... over that half century." The lecture series was developed by the adult children of the late George S. Hazard of Columbus as a tribute to their father's interest in history and to serve the community. Rotating themes are history, science and the ...

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  15. Wednesday Table Talk to preview Welty SymposiumRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 20 | Commercial Dispatch

    The Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library and Mississippi University for Women join forces on Wednesday, Sept. 24 to preview MUW's upcoming Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium.

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  16. MUW Culinary Arts announces non-credit courses for fallRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 20 | Commercial Dispatch

    Enrollment is limited. Those interested should send name, address, phone number, email address and name of the course they would like to sign up for to Culinary Arts, Box W-1639, Columbus, MS 39701 or come by the Culinary Arts Office in Shattuck Hall-North Annex on the MUW campus to enroll.

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  17. Being Beautiful: Your true colors are beautiful like a rainbowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... another child out there marching to his or her own drum. Why not invite that child to be part of the band? Former Columbus resident David Creel owns Beautiful With David salon in Jackson and has 20 years experience in the beauty industry. Contact ...

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  18. Voice of the people: Letter to a townRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 20 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... which was a tremendous blessing for my family. A product and lifelong resident of the South, I was excited that Columbus, at least on the surface, was somewhat diverse. A city led by smart African Americans, a school district that had just appointed ...

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  19. Shootin' and scootin' for dock crappieRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Examiner.com

    ... different times. They won the Crappie Masters National Championship in 2012 on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway in Columbus, MS, a body of water they had never fished before. Speaking of his creation, Travis said, "I actually designed this bait to ...

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  20. Columbus unleashes rushing attack to run past LouisvilleRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 20 | Commercial Dispatch

    As the trio of Falcons mascots danced with the Homecoming court, a great exhale could be heard from the football team as the final seconds ticked off and Columbus knocked off Louisville 43-20 before an overflow crowd at Falcon Field Friday night. Columbus racked up a season-high of 414 yards of total offense and presented first-year head coach Randal Montgomery with his first victory with Falcons.

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