Walking through the old Regal Cleaners building on Fourth Street North, Trotter Convention Center Director Mike Anderson doted on the changes.
New stainless steel appliances in the kitchen. Ceramic tile flooring throughout the facility. Updated restrooms. New tables, chairs and an ice caddy.
Columbus police are investigating an alleged embezzlement that involves a city councilman and his wife.
A longtime local developer and businessman is joining the Columbus Redevelopment Authority board.
Leigh Mall is being put up for auction because its owner, Security National Properties, has defaulted on a multi-million dollar loan.
Findings from a survey of historical structures in the Burns Bottom area have Columbus Redevelopment Authority representatives hopeful the neighborhood could be removed from the National Register of Historic Places.
Standing behind a podium in a near empty first-floor ballroom in Trotter Convention Center Thursday evening, Marian Turner sound-checked the microphone nearly a dozen times.
Columbus City Council on Tuesday appointed five members to an intergovernmental relations committee of city and Lowndes County leaders.
Building a better community, according to Matt Bogue, starts with supplying nails to the people with hammers.
A Tupelo-based firm with Golden Triangle ties will lead retail development efforts in Columbus for at least the next year.
When it came to whether the city of Columbus would continue to use Baptist primary care clinic services next fiscal year, better information and a better price made all the difference.
Columbus City Council has now heard proposals from five retail development firms wanting to do business with the city.
Harry Sanders drives down Military Road late Friday morning on the route he takes into Columbus most days from his home near Caledonia.
From the driver's seat of his red pickup, he starts pointing out toward street-side gutters and rights-of-way grown up in grass -- all of which are the city's responsibility to maintain.
Not one computer station sat open Wednesday afternoon in the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library on Seventh Street North.
Columbus is pulling out of the Golden Triangle Development LINK.
City councilmen voted 3-2 during a budget work session Thursday afternoon not to contribute its normal $100,000 to the economic development organization in Fiscal Year 2019, which begins Oct. 1.
For firefighters, certain hazards of their jobs are apparent.
Loren "Bo" Bell stood before an audience of about 60 concerned citizens Thursday night at the Greensboro Center in Starkville and tried to paint a pretty picture.
The Dispatch has submitted a public records complaint to the Mississippi Ethics Commission against the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau alleging the CVB failed to provide requested payroll documents and excessively charged the newspaper for what was provided.
A Columbus man is charged with aggravated assault for allegedly shooting an assistant manager Friday afternoon in the Cracker Barrel restaurant on 18th Avenue North.
A local Realtor representing the Columbus Redevelopment Authority sent letters to at least 11 property owners in the Burns Bottom neighborhood saying if they did not agree to sell their lots by Tuesday, the CRA would get a court order to forcibly purchase them for a lower price.
Columbus Light and Water will look to its electric customers to raise $1.4 million in new revenue next fiscal year.
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