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

    22 hrs ago | 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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  2. Judge approves Columbus annexationRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | 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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  3. Columbus ends fiscal year with strong sales tax finishRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | 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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  4. Opening a dialogue about povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | 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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  5. Group completes charter applicationRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | 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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  6. Rink Rash: Inside Columbus' Roller Derby TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | 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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  7. Hazard Series celebrates 50 years of music on HA's 50th anniversaryRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | 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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  8. Wednesday Table Talk to preview Welty SymposiumRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | 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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  9. MUW Culinary Arts announces non-credit courses for fallRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | 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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  10. Being Beautiful: Your true colors are beautiful like a rainbowRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | 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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  11. Voice of the people: Letter to a townRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  12. Shootin' and scootin' for dock crappieRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | 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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  13. Columbus unleashes rushing attack to run past LouisvilleRead the original story

    Saturday | 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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  14. MSMS to host info meeting in OxfordRead the original story

    Saturday | Times Post

    ... residential high school specifically designed for the academically talented. The school, which is located in Columbus, Miss. on the campus of the Mississippi University for Women, is regularly listed in the top one-percent of high schools in ...

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  15. Taser: Don't Be Shocked if the Stock TumblesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Barron's

    Taser International announced a number of new orders for its police-worn body cameras Monday, yet its arresting rally may soon stall. Before the bell, Taser International said it received orders for its AXON body-worn video cameras and its back-end digital evidence management system from cities including Columbus, Mississippi, and Knoxville, Tennessee, as well as international customers as far flung as Abu Dhabi.

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  16. Columbus annexation approved by judgeRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Commercial Dispatch

    City attorney Jeff Turnage confirmed to The Dispatch this afternoon that Chancery Court Judge Kenneth Burns OK'd the proposed annexation after attorneys presented their case earlier last week. The move brings into the city limits an area from the intersection of Hobbes Sheffield Road and Lehmberg Road to just past Dutch Lane. 1 comment

  17. Barham wants to end season with victoriesRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... race at Batesville, Arkansas. Next weekend, he will compete in the $2,000-to-win Possum Town Grand Prix at Columbus Speedway. "The big show in Batesville, it's tough," Barham said. "I made the show one time there (2010). There are anywhere from 150 ...

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  18. 1 qualifies, others intend to run for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... when the next full term begins in 2016 due to redistricting. The redrawn district will not include the city of Columbus. Canon, Gavin and Patrick each acknowledged and admired Brown's work as senator and wished to continue building on it. Canon, a ...

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  19. CL&W talks water rate increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... of which would go toward maintenance of the north and south water treatment plants, water main upgrades in East Columbus and sewer system rehabilitation projects in Southside. The net income added to depreciation and amortization gives a $3,338,646 ...

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  20. Golden Triangle Scots weigh-in on country's historic voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... and welfare. He said the new plans will be agreed upon by November, with draft legislation by January. Here in Columbus, a handful of residents who are natives of Scotland are generally pleased with the outcome of the vote. They were in favor of ...

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