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  1. Changes help Shaw have success on race trackRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Midway through a Limited Late Model race at Columbus Speedway on June 6, Shaw's No. 1s car slowed after its battery died.

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  2. West Point selectmen vote to cut their own payRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    According to multiple media reports, Mayor Robbie Robinson says the board has been discussing the salary change for a couple years. Robinson says the board analyzed a salary survey by the Stennis Institute of Government and found Columbus and Starkville city leaders made less money.

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  3. Semi takes spill on 82Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    An 18-wheeler carrying a load of cotton seeds on Highway 82 overturned as it was going around a curve near the exit to 18th Avenue North about 9:15 a.m. Wednesday. Photo by: Isabelle Altman/Dispatch Staff Emergency personnel take stock of an 18-wheeler that overturned along Highway 82 in Columbus about 9:15 a.m. Wednesday.

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  4. Sturdivant announces write-in campaign for District 41 seatRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Standing before family, friends and community supporters, Tiffany Sturdivant formally declared her campaign for the District 41 state representative seat as a write-in candidate on the Riverwalk in Columbus on Wednesday. Sturdivant will face fellow write-in candidate, former Columbus Municipal Judge Nicole Clinkscales, and the on-ballot contender, Ward 5 city councilman Kabir Karriem, in the August 4 Democratic primary.

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  5. FootGolf comes to ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... The course is Mississippi's first and the world's 400th, according to course manager Pam Wickham. It is open to all Columbus Air Force Base personnel and their families. That's it. The scorecards look the same. The rules are the same. And there's ...

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  6. Columbus man arrested after attacking womanRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Tony Westbrook, 34, of 512 South Court No. 3, was arrested by the Columbus Police Department on Tuesday after allegedly breaking into an acquaintance's home and attempting to rape her earlier in the day, according to a CPD media release.

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  7. Browning on Business: Monument cleaning venture opensRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... by the wayside. Now, a new Golden Triangle business can help. Cemetery Monument Care and Cleaning is based in Columbus. Owner Sidney Runnels, though, said he will travel to most cemeteries in Lowndes, Clay and Oktibehha counties to offer his ...

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  8. U-9 Dizzy Dean Tourney under wayRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Daily Times Leader

    ... o the Dizzy Dean World Series on July 18 in Southaven. West Point's All-Star team opens its tournament play against Columbus at 1:30 p.m. For an updated bracket schedule, visit wprec(dot)org.

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  9. Some may not respect themselves after watching 'Ted 2'Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    ... I accumulate between now and then? 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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  10. Columbus men arrested following May shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Commercial Dispatch

    The Columbus Police Department has arrested two men accused of shooting into an occupied vehicle near the intersection of 22nd Avenue North and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on May 24. Tony Martin, 23, of 705 Military Road, and Brandon Orr, 29, of 166 E. Plum St., are both facing charges of aggravated assault, according to CPD Capt. Brent Swan.

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  11. 'Fireworks on the Water' to be at Lock and DamRead the original story

    Wednesday | Commercial Dispatch

    The public is invited to "Fireworks on the Water" on the east bank of the Stennis Lock and Dam at 5 p.m. Saturday. It will be hosted by Columbus Air Force Base, the Army Corps of Engineers, Lowndes County and the City of Columbus in conjunction with the presenting sponsor, the Columbus Visitors Bureau, according to a CAFB news release.

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  12. Tomato troubleshoot: Rx for tomatoes, plus tips on topics from compost to cannasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Commercial Dispatch

    Lowndes County Extension Agent Reid Nevins shows off a harvest of healthy summer tomatoes Monday in Columbus. Photo by: Luisa Porter/Dispatch Staff Reid Nevins knows tomatoes.

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  13. All shook up, but not in Golden TriangleRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... shaken -- literally -- this morning. The 3.8-magnitude quake struck the county, roughly 60 miles southeast of Columbus, at approximately 1:44 a.m. Iris Sermon, the director of the Greene County E911 center, said many downtown residents in Eutaw and ...

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  14. Columbus author wins prize for legal fictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Commercial Dispatch

    Columbus resident Deborah Johnson has won the University of Alabama School of Law's Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction for her novel, "The Secret of Magic." Past winners include John Grisham and Michael Connelly.

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  15. SMART splits Boardtown route, adds new stops for residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Commercial Dispatch

    The Starkville-Mississippi State University Rapid Area Transit has formally expanded its footprint in Starkville after experimenting with new public routes and stops this year, and plans are in the works to link local riders to the Golden Triangle Regional Airport, Columbus and West Point in the future. After it was announced SMART would split its primary city-circular route -- the Boardtown Route -- into two connected routes, the MSU-run transit system added additional access locations: the Salvation Army's Airport Road location, Louisville Street's Dirt Cheap shopping area and Emerson Family School, which is located near city limits on Louisville Street, in the south and Garrard and Reed road locations in the north.

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  16. Amos fills in for Clinkscales on city benchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Commercial Dispatch

    Amos is hearing cases on the Columbus bench this week, a task that had been the responsibility of his former colleague Nicole Clinkscales. Clinkscales resigned her post as municipal judge last week, after discovering that announcing her candidacy for the District 41 state representative made her ineligible to hear cases.

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  17. Charlie Mitchell: South's heritage includes reputation for gentility, tooRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... alive with new designs and old ones, including the Magnolia Flag, which Birney Imes of The Commercial Dispatch in Columbus circulated years ago. It, by the way, was Mississippi's from 1861 until 1894, the years of secession and Reconstruction. It's ...

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  18. New director comes to Salvation ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Commercial Dispatch

    Alan Phillips, and his wife, Cheryl, pose in front of the Salvation's Army sign on Main Street in Columbus. Alan Phillips is the new director of Salvation Army, replacing Eric Roberts, who has moved onto Alabama.

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  19. 6The Christian Bucket List: 50 Things to Do Before HeavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Crosswalk

    ... I probably would not have gone then had it not been a 10th anniversary gift from the First Baptist Church of Columbus, Mississippi. For months after returning, I ran a low-grade fever just thinking of where we had been and the sights we had seen. ...

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  20. Columbus school board hires new business managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Commercial Dispatch

    The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees on Friday hired a new business manager to oversee the district's funds and also chose the contractor that will handle one of its athletic construction projects. During a specially called meeting, the board voted unanimously to hire Tammie Holmes as CMSD's new business manager.

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