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  1. Columbus boys show potential in win against MarionRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Jay Jay Swanigan had 14 points to lead a group of 11 Falcons that scored in a 63-39 victory against Marion on Friday night in the final game of day one of the 18th-annual Joe Horne Columbus Christmas Invitational at Columbus High. Columbus was slated to play New Hope on Saturday night in the final game of the tournament.

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  2. Ask Rufus: Coming home at ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... is now Tupelo. The Nation itself extended south to Tibbee Creek where it met the Choctaw Nation. While what is now Columbus was part of the Choctaw Nation (the site of Columbus was ceded by the Choctaw Treaty of 1816) it is only a few miles south of ... 1 comment

  3. Younger sworn in to Miss. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... ich is entirely in Lowndes County. He will serve the final year of a term started by Republican Sen. Terry Brown of Columbus, who died in September. The three-month legislative session begins in early January.

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  4. A Christmas story: A Columbus couple finds meaning in rebar, chicken wire and foamRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Bob and Jane Crawford of Columbus adjust a young shepherd boy and his lamb Tuesday in the life-size nativity scene they have made. Mary and Joseph and their donkey can be seen in the distance, making their way every closer to the stable as a shepherd tends his sheep.

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  5. Community Calendar for the week of December 21, 2014Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    The community is invited to a service of Nine Lessons and Carols at 6 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 318 College St., Columbus. Jeremy Adcock conducts.

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  6. Being Beautiful: Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse -- or Shih-TzuRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Maybe I'll pretend they come alive. Maybe I won't have to pretend. Either way, maybe that's enough for me. 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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  7. New Columbus Republican sworn in to Miss. SenateRead the original story

    Friday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... ich is entirely in Lowndes County. He will serve the final year of a term started by Republican Sen. Terry Brown of Columbus, who died in September. The three-month legislative session begins in early January.

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  8. Secretary of Air Force visits CAFBRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Commercial Dispatch

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James dines with airmen during her visit to Columbus Air Force Base on Thursday. While at CAFB, James also visited various agencies around the base, hosted a dinner for base and community leaders, and flew in a T-38 Talon.

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  9. CL&W almost finished installing 11K new metersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Commercial Dispatch

    Columbus Light & Water director Todd Gale speaks to CLW board members during their meeting Thursday. The department is nearly finished having approximately 11,126 new water meters installed throughout the city.

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  10. Governors Cup Winner Will Collect $10,000Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | National Speed Sport News

    Officials from the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series and Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Miss., have agreed to change the purse for the 12th Annual Coca Cola Governors Cup. The race originally set up for a $4,000 to win event will now be a $10,000 to win event with a $1,000 to start and will take place on Friday and Saturday, July 18-18.

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  11. Smith wants Columbus boys to continue to growRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... lack of experience showed in the fourth quarter in losses to Starkville and Madison Central. The losses dropped Columbus to 7-2 on the season and 0-2 in Class 6A, Region 4, District 4, but he remains confident his team will find its rhythm and ...

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  12. Bulldogs boost sales tax numbers in Golden TriangleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Commercial Dispatch

    Sales tax revenue from October was up throughout the Golden Triangle, but of particular interest to Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau director Nancy Carpenter were the motel tax receipts. Sales tax revenue from motels was $30,295 for October, a healthy 30.8-percent jump from the same month a year ago.

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  13. CVB readying for PilgrimageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Commercial Dispatch

    Members of the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau convened for the last time this year Monday in a decidedly festive setting. Punch and treats were spread across the board table to celebrate the approach of the Christmas holiday, setting a happy tone that would be matched, for the most part, in the board's discussions during a 40-minute meeting.

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  14. St. Paul's to host Lessons and Carols on SundayRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Commercial Dispatch

    Columbus' Christmas-music caravan stops Sunday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Columbus for a Service of Nine Lessons and Carols. The service starts at 6 p.m. and features the church choir in carols and anthems that accompany nine biblical readings.

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  15. Browning on Business: New bakery set to open in SteensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Cracker Barrel has a job listing posted at careerbuilders.com stating that it is looking to hire a manager for a Columbus location. Not long after that story was published, officials with the Tennessee-based chain restaurant sent a statement to The ...

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  16. Hyatt-Place is Columbus' newest hotel optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Mississippi Business Journal

    The Columbus and Lowndes County hospitality market is continuing a growth spurt with the opening of a Hyatt- Place Hotel that joins a new prototype Hampton Inn scheduled to open next month.

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  17. Special effects bring 'Exodus' to vivid lightRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Newms360.com

    ... we'd glimpsed more about Moses the man, rather than the hero. It's showing at Malcos in Tupelo, Oxford, Corinth and Columbus, as well as Hollywood Premier Cinemas in Starkville and Movie Reel 4 in New Albany. Look for movie reviews in Scene on ...

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  18. Aluminum company rumored for Columbus: a clocka is for website, not plant siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... million-square-foot plant, said American Specialty founder Roger Boggs in an telephone interview this week, from Columbus. "We never meant to bring on so much publicity about Friday. It's a celebration of our team and our employees, who worked so ...

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  19. Is Cracker Barrel coming to town?Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Commercial Dispatch

    On Monday, a job listing at careerbuilder.com popped up stating the popular restaurant chain was looking to hire a manager for a location in Columbus. The posting gave no indication as to when the restaurant might open or where it might be located.

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  20. 5. Lowndes Co. child dies after weekend crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... weekend, according to Barbara Bryant, the mother of John Bryant. Barbara Bryant and her husband were driving from Columbus to Branson, Missouri, on Saturday for a vacation. When they reached Memphis, she received a phone call about the wreck. The ...

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