For the past five months, Terrel Curtis has followed the same routine. He gets into his 2011 Chevrolet Impala and heads south from his home in Philadelphia, Mississippi, to Jackson, an 80-mile trip.
On Monday, from about noon until 3 p.m. (local time), most of us are going to stop what we're doing to note a natural phenomenon -- a solar eclipse. When the eclipse is full, at approximately 1:28 p.m., the sun will look like a small orange crescent and the skies will be dark, but not entirely dark.
T.Mac Howard is not your typical civic club speaker, which probably accounts for his popularity.
Two weeks before its planned closing, the New Hope YMCA has been given a reprieve.
Uber, a mobile app-based ride-sharing company, will begin service in the Golden Triangle on Friday as a part of its expansion to 23 counties in east Mississippi and the Delta, the company announced on its website Tuesday.
The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees were greeted with good news on several financial fronts during Monday's regular board meeting.
If you are looking for reclaimed building materials, Jacob Pannell figures he probably has what you're looking for.
If only he can find it, that is.
Cathy Davis is in her 30th year in education and her third year as headmaster at Oak Hill Academy in West Point, but she has never had a first day of school like Monday's.
Dr. Robert "Bob" Gilbert lived more than a century and didn't waste a moment of it, family and friends say.
For most of its 110 years as a town, Caledonia has adopted a "the fewer rules the better" approach.
It was a rainy Tuesday afternoon and the weather seemed appropriate for the topic at hand.
Lex Jackson, who came to town 45 years ago after a flood, told The Dispatch, as the rain fell, he would be closing his Columbus clothing store in the spring.
Roger Wicker is a pleasant fellow. Polite, earnest, quick to smile.
It was about an hour into the Friday night reception at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame when one of the organizers stepped up on the raised platform and fought to be heard above the laughing, chattering din.
Today and tomorrow, workers at the Nissan plant in Canton will vote on whether to unionize, but the implications of that vote go far beyond Canton and the roughly 4,000 workers who will make that decision.
For the second time in a week, Frank P. Phillips YMCA Director Andy Boyd met with members of the New Hope YMCA to answer questions and listen to solutions about the impending closure of the facility.
Maridith Geuder has always been a book-lover.
It was an impulse buy. I had stopped by a convenience store on north side of town, for what I can't remember, and saw the baseball cap sitting on a shelf, covered with a fine film of dust.
Columbus attorney David Owen and his wife, Renee, are having solar panels installed in their historic Southside home, rental houses and his downtown office building.
The latest food pantry to arrive in Columbus has no building, no staff and, best of all, no stigma.
Billie Crowell has lived in her home on Nashville Ferry Road for 30 years. For most of that time, she had to make do with a single window-unit air-conditioner, which meant many uncomfortable Mississippi summers.
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