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  1. Bicyclist hospitalized in hit-and-run on William Roberts RoadRead the original story

    Friday Sep 14 | Commercial Dispatch

    Lowndes County Sheriff's Office has a person of interest in custody regarding a hit-and-run where a 21-year-old man riding a bicycle was hospitalized. LCSO responded to the hit-and-run Thursday night at 7:19 p.m. on William Roberts Road at the intersection of Swedenburg Circle east of Columbus. 2 comments

  2. Unlikely Rhodes Scholar plans to return to MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Commercial Dispatch

    Starkville Rotary Club member John Forde, left, talks with Noah Barbieri after Monday's luncheon at Starkville Country Club. Barbeiri, a Millsaps College graduate, is headed to Oxford, England, next week as a Rhodes Scholar, the 51st Mississippian to earn the prestigious scholarship. 5 comments

  3. WPPD makes arrest in Thursday deli shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | Commercial Dispatch

    West Point police have arrested a suspect believed to be involved in a Thursday night shooting at a West Point deli. Authorities charged 19-year-old Natrell Cox with aggravated assault with a weapon on Friday, according to Clay County Jail logs.


  4. One injured in West Point deli shootingRead the original story

    Friday Sep 7 | Commercial Dispatch

    The shooting occurred on North Division Street at about 10:30 p.m., West Point Police Chief Avery Cook said. The victim was shot in the arm and taken to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo for surgery on ligament damage, Cook said.


  5. Five retail firms vying for city contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Commercial Dispatch

    When exactly councilmen will decide on which firm to offer a contract remains unknown, but Ward 3 Councilman Charlie Box said he hopes the vote comes "sooner than later." "I hope we can get to this pretty quick," said Box, who in August led an effort to divert $100,000 the city had paid the Golden Triangle Development LINK for a decade for economic development services to the professional services fund -- some of which will be used to hire a firm specifically to pursue retail development. 2 comments

  6. Woman hospitalized in Tupelo after domestic violence incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | Commercial Dispatch

    Deputies with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office arrested Devin Thompson, 28, of 129 Lela Lane, for domestic violence-aggravated assault Monday. The day before, investigators had been called to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle where an ex-girlfriend of Thompson's told them Thompson entered her home and attacked her, according to a LCSO press release. 15 comments

  7. Columbus eyes retail development firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    The city of Columbus is looking at potentially hiring a firm for retail recruitment and development for the upcoming fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1. A representative with NaviRetail, a firm based in Memphis, Tennessee, is expected to pitch its services at an upcoming city council meeting. While the city hasn't signed a contract with NaviRetail, it does include $30,000 in its FY 2019 budget for retail recruitment services. 7 comments

  8. Choctaw student connects with Mississippi rootsRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    He has never lived in Mississippi. But the state is home in a way much deeper than his own birth. 2 comments

  9. Golden Triangle writer brings home RITA AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    Kait Nolan grew up with her nose in books penned by a long list of authors she enjoyed. Today, the Starkville resident is a writer herself, with 27 titles to her credit and, now, a RITA Award.


  10. Tupelo sheet metal fabricator adds 10 jobs in $3M expansionRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    Hawkeye Industries built a new $3 million building at its Tupelo facility and plans to begin production this month. The company plans to add 10 employees to its current 30. The company said Tuesday that it's growing because of increased demand and also expanding into processing tubing for the first time.


  11. University of Mississippi Medical Center, OCH partner for affiliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    OCH Board of Trustees Chair Linda Breazeale speaks during a Tuesday afternoon meeting where the hospital announced an affiliation with University of Mississippi Medical Center. New OCH CEO Jim Jackson, left, listens to discussion. 7 comments

  12. Roses and thorns: 6-18-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    Longtime camper Matt Davis sings the Camp Rising Sun chant and prayer before lunch in the dining hall at the former Camp Pratt Wednesday. Behind him are Kaleb Jumper, 17, son of Julia Roberts of Tupelo, and Wesley Rivera, 17, son of Maria Rivera of Pontotoc.


  13. Whole lotta shakin' goin' on: Viva Las Elvis party is FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    Ruben Flowers, 12, has fun with a few Elvis costume props at the Columbus Arts Council Thursday. Checking out Elvis LPs and cut-outs behind him are, from left, Spence Andrews; Izzy Poros, 15; Kyla Norwood, 15; and Austen Taylor, 15, in the pink Elvis jacket. 2 comments

  14. Analysis: Wicker pushes fight for cell service subsidiesRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    If a U.S. senator and a public service commissioner get their way, many Mississippians will spend the next six months trying to prove how bad their local cellphone service is. It's all part of an effort to make Mississippi eligible for as big of a slice of $4.5 billion as possible.


  15. Ask Rufus: John Wesley's Chickasaw Interview of 1736Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    This 281-year-old London news magazine contains a 1736 interview by Anglican minister John Wesley with Chickasaw Indians about their religious beliefs. They had traveled from their villages to Savannah for a conference.


  16. Couple donates memorabilia to EMCC 70 years after graduatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    Items donated to East Mississippi Community College's archives by alumni Jim and Virginia Taylor include the couple's lettered sports jackets and issues of the college's newspaper, the "Collegian," dated 1946 to 1948. Photo by: EMCC/Courtesy photo Jim and Virginia Taylor met 70 years ago while attending then East Mississippi Junior College, which is now East Mississippi Community College.


  17. OCH could decide on affiliation by JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    The OCH Regional Medical Center's Board of Trustees held the last of three meetings Thursday to evaluate proposals from three health care systems vying for an affiliation with the hospital. Linda Breazeale, the chair of the OCH board, said she expects to meet with the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors to report on the meetings, with a decision on which group OCH will affiliate to come soon after. 27 comments

  18. A church within reachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    Lizzy Bigelow, 15, watches as her father, Jason Bigelow, left, and Nikolay Dimitrov of Ackerman review architectural plans in the sanctuary of their new church building on May 12. The Bigelows and several other local Orthodox Christian families recently established the Golden Triangle's only Orthodox mission and are renovating the building themselves. Lizzy's mother is Kelsey Bigelow of Columbus. 6 comments

  19. Slimantics: Death, taxes and tuition increasesRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    The Institutions for Higher Learning, approved a 4 percent average increase in tuition in their meeting Thursday for the 2019 school year for the state's eight public universities. This comes a year after students were hit with a 6.6 percent average tuition hike.


  20. OCH begins meetings with affiliation partnersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    OCH, an Oktibbeha County owned system, began looking at affiliation amid a hard-fought campaign in 2017 county supervisors set in motion to try to sell the hospital and its clinics. Voters in November, however, opted to keep OCH publicly owned. 4 comments

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