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  1. Player of Week: Rogers helps fuel success for Columbus Lady FalconsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... But the longer the 2015-16 goes, Rogers is showing she can do a pretty good impersonation of a "big girl." Columbus High School girls basketball coach Yvonne Hairston doesn't mind, either, because Rogers' prowess on the block has played an integral ...

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  2. American Futures: Manufacturing Returns to Columbus, MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Atlantic

    How does a small town that loses its main industry recover and move forward? Columbus, Mississippi - with a population hovering around 23,000 - has long been a manufacturing hub. But in the early '00s, many factories closed down and moved overseas in search of cheaper labor, leaving thousands of Columbus residents depressed and unemployed.

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  3. McDill, popular artist and craftsman, dies at 33Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Commercial Dispatch

    He died peacefully at his Columbus home early Sunday afternoon while surrounded by family and friends. He had battled brain cancer for nearly three years.

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  4. Stokes puts down new dirt at Magnolia Motor SpeedwayRead the original story

    Monday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... this long enough that he'll have it set up right. The Possum Town Grand Prix, held each Thanksgiving weekend at Columbus Speedway, will be moved to Magnolia Motor Speedway this season, where Stokes will have a $10,000-to-win NeSmith/Crate Late Model ...

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  5. Downtown shooting sends one to hospitalRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Commercial Dispatch

    Police tape stretches across a portion of Fifth Street South early Sunday morning in downtown Columbus. One was sent to the hospital with a gunshot wound after an apparent altercation near the Princess Theater.

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  6. George Smith: Of freckles, Logene - n Class of - 49Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Anniston Star

    ... that long. Logene was in love with an "older man" (boy) by the name of J. B. Scott and they drove all the way to Columbus, Miss., to get married. The marriage is in its 65th year. Maybe it's merely looking into the rearview mirror, but I don't think ...

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  7. Columbus child struck by vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Commercial Dispatch

    The 12-year-old boy suffered multiple fractures in the incident, which happened about 1 p.m. Saturday, according to the Columbus Police Department. Initially, the child was treated at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle.

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  8. Ward 5 candidates outline goals, platformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Commercial Dispatch

    The candidates for the Ward 5 council seat in Columbus share a laugh during an event Saturday at Hunt Museum. They are, from left, Cadarall Eddings, Stephen Jones, Gary Jefferson and Marthalie Porter.

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  9. CPD searching for alleged armed robbersRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Commercial Dispatch

    Officers with the Columbus Police Department at press time Saturday evening were still searching for two men accused of robbing residents at a Maple Street apartment in East Columbus on Friday night. The victims reported to police that two men dressed in all black and wearing bandanas as masks entered their home near the intersection of Forrest Boulevard and McCrary Road about 10:30 p.m. Friday, according to Fred Shelton, interim CPD police chief.

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  10. Big Band experience returns to Golden TriangleRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Commercial Dispatch

    The distinctive music of the Big Band era returns to the Golden Triangle Friday, Feb. 12. Gill Harris and the all-pro Big Band Theory will perform at Trotter Convention Center in Columbus in a concert and dance that begins at 8 p.m. Vocalists Denise Reid and Roger Burlingame are featured with the orchestra consisting of top-tier musicians, said Harris of Columbus. "Our musicians are carefully selected from the top talent in the land," he continued.

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  11. Whitehead, Warner honored for excellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... and Public Policy. She is president of the university's chapter of the National Organization for Women and the MUW/Columbus chapter of American Association of University Women. Warner is active in various statewide advocacy organizations and served ...

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  12. Sunday at the Bluff today explores biologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... uff programs are open to the public at no charge. The Plymouth Bluff Center is located at 2200 Old West Point Road, Columbus. For more information, call the center, 662-241-6214.

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  13. Palmer Home presents fourth annual Southern SoireeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Palmer Home for Children currently cares for more than 100 children in need through residential care at their Columbus and Hernando campuses and Jonah's Journey, their caregiver network. "We have high hopes of raising record high proceeds to benefit ...

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  14. St. Paul's announces Valentine's Day organ recitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Commercial Dispatch

    Dr. Jeff R. McLelland, director of Music and Fine Arts at Independent Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, Alabama, will present an organ recital Sunday, Feb. 14 at 4 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Columbus. The event is part of the Martha Claire Kennedy Fitzner Concert Series and honors her memory.

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  15. Our View: Ward 5 voters have plenty of optionsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Commercial Dispatch

    On Feb. 16, voters who live in Ward 5 of Columbus will select the person who will represent them on the city council. The special election was called in January to replace two-term councilman Kabir Karriem, who resigned to become District 41 representative in the Legislature.

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  16. Chase ends with N. Columbus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Commercial Dispatch

    A Ford Taurus struck a light pole at the intersection of 21st Avenue North and Martin Luther King Drive on Thursday night following a pursuit by the Columbus Police Department. Photo by: Courtesy photo/Columbus Police Department A Thursday night car chase involving an officer from the Columbus Police Department ended in a wreck in North Columbus.

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  17. Negro League historian, son of Satchel Paige speaks in ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Commercial Dispatch

    Larry Lester, a Negro League baseball historian from Kansas City, speaks to hundreds of students at Cook Elementary School on Thursday. Lester, along with Robert Paige, the son of famed baseball pitcher Satchel Paige, spoke to the Columbus students as part of a Black History Month celebration.

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  18. African Children's Choir to perform SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Commercial Dispatch

    The African Children's Choir will perform at First United Methodist Church in Columbus on Sunday at 8:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. Photo by: Courtesy photo After five months of touring the U.S., Patience Namata, a 7-year-old from Uganda, will perform a concert at the First United Methodist Church in Columbus on Sunday with 17 other African school children. The children are the African Children's Choir, part of a faith-based non-profit organization called "Music for Life" that funds education for 7,000 to 8,000 African children per year.

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  19. Harrelson set for Northeast debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Newms360.com

    ... Lambert and pitcher Joseph Caver from Booneville, pitcher Taylor Bobo from Olive Branch, and pitcher Trace Lee from Columbus. Other impact returnees could be outfielder A. J. Rye from Saltillo and shortstop Eric Patterson from Madison, Ala. With all ...

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  20. Screen Scene: 'The Finest Hours' an old-fashioned movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Newms360.com

    ... a straightforward, irony-free way. It's showing at the Cinemark in Tupelo, as well as Malcos in Oxford, Corinth and Columbus and Hollywood Premier Cinemas in Starkville. Look for movie reviews in Scene on Thursdays, and listen each Tuesday morning ...

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