Saturday Jul 19
Step right up for a double dose of entertainment
From left, "Casseroles and Mistletoe" "widows" Gwin Edie, Midge Maloney, Paulette Garton and Nancy Wheeley share a bit of gossip July 3. The Columbus Community Theatre production, which includes two dinner performances, begins July 23. Photo by: Luisa Porter/Dispatch Staff John Brocato and Brenda Mayo, in the foreground, rehearse a number Tuesday ... (more)
Residents, supervisors frustrated over slow pace of HOME projects
Lynn Ferguson stands in front of her mother's house under construction off Gilmer Wilburn Road Thursday.
Soggy June puts damper on local crops
Mel Ellis, of Mayhew Tomato Co. in Mayhew, packs tomatoes into boxes in preparation for the farmers market Monday afternoon.
Roses and thorns: 6/29/14
A rose to the poll workers at this week's dramatic Republican primary runoff. While there were unsubstantiated claims that some voters were allowed to illegally vote in the Democratic primary on June 3 and also vote in Tuesday's GOP runoff, The Dispatch witnessed one example when poll workers got it right.
Crawford woman charged with making fake rape report
Carolyn Monroe, 47, of 78 O'Neal St., was charged with filing a false police report after she reported that a male acquaintance raped her Sunday at America's Best Value Inn on Highway 12. Monroe admitted to the fake claim after she was interviewed by detectives.