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  1. Our View: Convenience store ordinance fails to get at the root of the problemRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Tuesday evening, the Columbus City Council voted unanimously to limit the hours that some convenience stores in the city can operate. Beginning on Oct. 6, some stores must close at 10 p.m. five nights a week and at 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights.

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  2. World War II anniversary: For Lowndes native, cemetery contrasts with tumult of warRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Japanese, at a mess table on the Missouri in Tokyo Bay itself, surrendered to end World War II. (John R. Henry, a Columbus native, was there reporting for the International News Service.) Including European deaths, 291,557 Allied soldiers died so ...

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  3. It's kickoff time for tailgates and good eatsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Angie Atkins shares tailgating tips and recipes today. She is pictured against a backdrop of Bulldog- and Rebel-themed tables she set up Monday at Events on 5th in downtown Columbus to celebrate the upcoming football and tailgate party season.

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  4. Thomas Takes on Leadership Role as a SeniorRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Charlotte 49ers

    ... lead Charlotte to the deepest tournament run in program history, reaching the National Championship game. The Columbus, Mississippi, native was one of only two freshmen to start all six matches in the NCAA Tournament and played 82 minutes in the ...

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  5. West Point, Columbus schools to receive health awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Commercial Dispatch

    Two schools in the Golden Triangle are the only schools in Mississippi this year to be recognized for improving health and wellness for students by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. East Side Elementary in West Point and Franklin Medical Sciences and Wellness Magnet School in Columbus will both be awarded the National Healthy Schools Award at the Alliance's summit meeting on Oct. 2 in Washington, D.C. The award goes to schools which are part of the Alliance's Healthy Schools Program, which works to help schools implement initiatives that promote physical activity and healthy eating.

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  6. Vasquez murder affidavit reveals more detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... between his office and justice court and that he had never meant to deny access of public records. Chuck Easley, a Columbus lawyer, filed a lawsuit against the county last week after being denied access to the same affidavits. Easley recently met ...

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  7. Ball's interception sparks Noxubee CountyRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Commercial Dispatch

    After a sloppy first half, Tyrone Shorter needed someone to give the Noxubee County High School football team an edge. As Columbus entered the red zone early in the third quarter, Ball saw the football thrown to the flat and broke for it.

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  8. Ask Rufus: Uncle BunkyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Commercial Dispatch

    A recent "Uncle Bunky" drawing of the angel on the walkway in West Point. Photo by: Courtesy photo/Uncle Bunky Columbus will never be the same again.

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  9. Finding a home after KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Commercial Dispatch

    Clockwise, from top left: The Kriegers, the Murphys, the McClanahans and Alice O'Neal Photo by: Photos by Luisa Porter Colin Krieger and his wife, Desiree, thought they were putting down new roots about two months before the storm hit. As it turned out, the New Orleans natives would only live in their new home in Ocean Springs a few weeks before Hurricane Katrina uprooted them and brought them to Columbus, where they still live.

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  10. Long-sought dog heads out of townRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Commercial Dispatch

    Steve Scott, an animal control officer in Lowndes County, pets a German shepherd he finally captured Friday. Photo by: William Browning/Dispatch Staff This story is about a stray dog that with the help of a handful of unknown people roamed a rural area of Columbus for months, always staying one step ahead of animal control officers, until Friday, when it stepped into a trap and began a journey toward a place far away from the Golden Triangle.

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  11. Columbus' response to KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Commercial Dispatch

    When Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, it sent residents of New Orleans and the Mississippi coast scattering. In fact, Cindy Lawrence, director of Lowndes County Emergency Management Agency, said that within the first week after the hurricane, 550 evacuees had landed in Columbus.

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  12. 'Suddenly, Last Summer': Tennessee Williams Tribute play opens in Columbus, then on to 'P'town'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... are (from left) Beth Bartley, director Augustin Correro, Drew Stark and Laura Beth Berry. After presentation in Columbus Sept. 6, 8, 9, 11 and 12, the play will travel to Massachusetts, to be performed at the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater ...

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  13. 'Prairie Images' captures rural beautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... in an exhibit titled "Prairie Images: The Way I See It." The show is featured for the month of September at the Columbus Arts Council's Rosenzweig Arts Center at 501 Main St., Columbus. The community is invited to an opening reception Thursday, ...

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  14. Being Beautiful: Face it: Our faces tell their own storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... the next great eye serum. I'll let you know what I find. And, no, it is not lost on me how fun my job is! Former Columbus resident David Creel owns Beautiful With David salon in Jackson and has 20 years experience in the beauty industry. Contact him ...

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  15. Noxubee County beats Columbus; Starkville defeats OxfordRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Commercial Dispatch

    Noxubee County High School senior defensive end Jeffery Simmons has made his name as one of the state's best defensive players. On Friday night, the Columbus High defense was on the receiving end of the 6-foot-4, 270-pound Simmons' offensive punch.

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  16. Easley files lawsuit over court recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Commercial Dispatch

    A Columbus attorney has filed a lawsuit against the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors claiming he was denied public records from Lowndes County Justice Court. Chuck Easley filed his complaint Wednesday in Lowndes County Chancery Court.

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  17. Columbus man arrested, charged with 17 crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Commercial Dispatch

    Claub Tate, 53, was arrested when authorities from the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office and U.S. Marshal Fugitive Task Force arrived at his residence at 108 Daisy Drive, according to LCSO. Tate was wanted on eight warrants, including possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, four counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana more than one ounce and trafficking a controlled substance.

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  18. Like PTI, other airports are pursuing economic developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Business Journal

    ... with WFDD News Director Emily McCord .) Regional Airport, a commercial service airport about 10 miles west of Columbus, Miss., that is much smaller than PTI, ramped up economic development efforts after losing air passenger service. "In 2003, ...

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  19. Guilty verdict in Lowndes County murder trialRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A Lowndes County jury has convicted a Columbus man of murder and aggravated assault in a 2014 shooting inside the coliseum at the local fairgrounds that left one person dead and another injured. According to local media reports, 20-year-old Kale Scott was convicted Wednesday and sentenced to life in prison plus 10 years for aggravated assault for, to run consecutively.

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  20. State agency: Clinkscales deserves reprimandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Commercial Dispatch

    The Commission on Judicial Performance has recommended to the state Supreme Court that a former Columbus municipal judge be publicly reprimanded and fined for committing multiple acts of judicial misconduct. The judicial watchdog agency says Nicole Clinkscales, who served as a municipal judge from 2010 until resigning June 23, committed the misconduct by making statements on social media that were racially biased and prejudiced; by endorsing a political candidate on Facebook; and by presiding over a drug case involving her nephew.

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