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  1. Chancery clerks coming to ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Chancery clerks from all 82 counties in Mississippi will converge on Columbus for the 92nd annual Mississippi Chancery Clerks Association Convention on May 19-22. The four-day event at the Courtyard by Marriott, themed "Rollin' on the River," will include educational and recreational opportunities for the clerks and their families, according to Lowndes County Chancery Clerk Lisa Neese.

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  2. Pilgrimage in black and whiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Commercial Dispatch

    Jasmine King, a Mississippi School for Math and Science student, tells the story of Anne Prowell, the daughter of a former slave, during Tales from the Crypt last week. Each year, during Pilgrimage, Columbus celebrates its antebellum architecture.

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  3. MUW donation callers make deep connection with alumnaeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... For the older alumni who are being asked to donate, there is often a sense of plugging them back into The W and Columbus. Jones and Robertson said their phone conversations have a tendency to go beyond the simple, "Hi, how are you? Do you have any ...

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  4. Local jiu jitsu students find successRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Commercial Dispatch

    Twin brothers Keyrie Verdell, left, and Kyle Verdell practice their moves in front of Oliver Miller, owner of Miller's Martial Arts and MMA in Columbus. Miller and instructor Claude Long have started offering Brazilian jiu jitsu training at the facility.

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  5. Mississippi's Battle of the Bulge veterans offer scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Commercial Dispatch

    Members and associate members of the Mississippi Chapter of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge have established scholarships for direct descendants of Mississippi veterans of the World War II Battle of the Bulge, the Ardennes. Descendants who are legal residents of the state and enroll at a community college or four-year university, public or private, are eligible to apply for a $1,000 scholarship, said James W. Hunt of Columbus, chair of the scholarship committee.

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  6. Used Boy Scout uniforms on hand? A uniform drive is onRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Commercial Dispatch

    Troop 1 Boy Scout Nicholas Steinport, 11, looks on as parent volunteers and leadership committee members Mark Box and Melissa Conquest sort through Scout uniforms being collected through April 24 at YMCA branches and the Boy Scout office. Nicholas is the son of Paul and Deanna Steinport of Columbus.

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  7. Roses and thorns: 4/19/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Commercial Dispatch

    Roses and thorns: Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science students, in this file photo taken earlier this month, rehearse their roles for "Tales from the Crypt." Photo by: Mark Wilson/Dispatch Staff A rose to the Columbus Exchange Club for again recognizing outstanding teen students from throughout Lowndes County.

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  8. College Board names Glenn Boyce as higher education chiefRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... for Women President Jim Borsig as commissioner, but Borsig said April 9 that he wanted to remain as leader of the Columbus university instead. The quick vote means four outgoing trustees got to participate in the choice, instead of four new members ...

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  9. $1.6M flows into Congressional electionRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... as some of the other candidates, I think, are doing. All of ours is earned the old fashioned way, I'm afraid." Two Columbus businessmen in the race, Boyce Adams and Sam Adcock, ranked near the top of the pack in terms of first-quarter contributions. ...

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  10. Exchange Club honors top area studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Commercial Dispatch

    Students from schools in Lowndes County were honored Thursday at the Exchange Club of Columbus' Youth of the Year and Accepting the Challenge of Excellence Awards luncheon at Lion HIlls Center. Award recipients and others pictured, from left, are Carrie Westmoreland, Matthew Sarpong, Bailey Beaird, Ian Hartmann, Rachel Brown, National Exchange Club President Tom Karnes, Exchange Club of Columbus President Elizabeth Johnson, Columbus Mayor Robert Smith, Abigail Wilson, Destinee Brigham, Micheala Williams, Taylor Moore, Allison Lemonds, Christopher Wrench, and Jacob Crossno.

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  11. Magnolia Tennis Club to host 65-and-Over championshipsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... United States Tennis Association Southern 65 and Over Mississippi Tennis Championships. Accuweather.com forecasts Columbus will have cloudy skies today with a couple of showers and a thunderstorm for the first day of the three-day event. The ...

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  12. City deals with culvert collapse on Military Rd.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Commercial Dispatch

    Columbus Public Works employees Leon Scott, left, and Otis Johnson, right, assess the damage from a collapsed culvert on Military Road. Photo by: Zack Plair/Dispatch Staff Columbus officials have closed one lane of a stretch of Military Road near the northern city limits to replace a culvert that collapsed Wednesday morning.

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  13. Browning on Business: Golden Triangle getting new dollar storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... for less than $1, operates 4,900 locations. There are 64 in Mississippi today. Events on 5th is located in downtown Columbus in the old 12 Bar Lounge location. The spot's interior looks to have been completely renovated. It has become a venue for ...

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  14. Business brief: Hand hiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... his associate in arts degree from East Mississippi Community College in 2005. Hand and his wife, Jessica, live in Columbus, where she serves as the director of student life at Mississippi University for Women, and the couple has a 5-year-old son, ...

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  15. Business brief: Grisham honoredRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Commercial Dispatch

    Renee Grisham, branch manager at Mississippi HomeCare of Columbus, was honored as a 2014 national finalist for Servant Leader of the Year by LHC Group, one of the nation's leading providers of post-acute care services. Grisham was honored along with a group of 10 other finalists from around the country.

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  16. Magnolia Tennis Club eager to play host to championshipRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Commercial Dispatch

    In Clark's time as teaching professional at Twin Rivers Recreation Center in Greenwood and at Cleveland Country Club, he played integral roles in helping the facilities to play host to events. That's because the Magnolia Tennis Club, where Clark is currently employed, takes immense pride in the fact that it has become a regular in playing host to the United States Tennis Association Southern 65 and Over Mississippi Tennis Championships, which will be this weekend in Columbus.

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  17. 'Longest ride' outlasts its tidy clichesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Newms360.com

    ... a powerful secret at play amid the tidy clichA s. 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 Thursdays, ...

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  18. Harold Loyd HulseyRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... Hulsey and Clora Elma Brown Hulsey. He married the love of his life, Annie Paige Cooper, on November 5, 1949, in Columbus, Mississippi. Together they had two children, Harold Wayne and Patricia Ann. He faithfully attended Detroit Church of God for ...

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  19. Portion of Military Road closed after culvert collapsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Commercial Dispatch

    Columbus Public Works employees Leon Scott, left, and Otis Johnson, right, assess the damage from a collapsed culvart on Military Road. City officials have closed a stretch of the road around the collapsed culvard for repair work, which Public Works Director Casey Bush said would take about two days.

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  20. Heavy rains slam north ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Commercial Dispatch

    Rain water covers part of Williamsburg Road on Tuesday afternoon. The National Weather Service said six inches of rain fell in Columbus in less than three hours on Tuesday.

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