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A bill awaiting Gov. Phil Bryant's signature would make inspection stickers a thing of the past in Mississippi on July 1. The governor is expected to sign the bill as soon as today.
In the darkest of nights, when thunder is rumbling, rain is pouring and wind whistles through the trees, most Columbus residents rest peacefully. Meanwhile, 27-year-old Lance Hall is climbing utility poles to restore electricity to his community.
Starkville aldermen could choose its next fire department leader during a 5 p.m. recess meeting today at the Sportsplex.
One lesson of the Dan Jones fiasco? While government boards in Mississippi can legally meet behind closed doors to discuss many issues, the public can be left dumbfounded when a board takes a major action that it's never before discussed in an open meeting.
From a lush suburban valley near bustling Barcelona, three generations of a well-heeled family set off last week for a fun trip to Manchester, England: 12-year-old Emma Solera Pardo, her mother Emma Pardo Vidal, and grandmother Emma Vidal Bardan.
Col. John Nichols, commander of the 14th Flying Training Wing at Columbus Air Force Base, discussed the base's 2015 strategic plan Friday at a Base Community Council meeting in the Columbus Club.
Three New Hope High School students have been charged with statutory rape in a case involving at least two alleged victims.
Municipal and justice courts in the Golden Triangle tally millions of dollars worth of old, uncollected fines, but many of these courts are more aggressively seeking to reduce that number.
When Zakeya Good moved to Starkville from Memphis four years ago to begin her freshman year at Mississippi State University, she felt like she was coming home.
Patrick Doyle spends his days strapped into a cockpit the size of a clothes dryer.
Oktibbeha County supervisors finished a years-long comprehensive planning process last week by discussing how to implement several ordinances, but the board is not expected to adopt many of the proposed ordinances.
Lufthansa could face "unlimited" compensation claims for the crash that killed 150 people in the French alps and it would be difficult, even counterproductive, for the German carrier to try to avoid liability, experts said Friday.
Few states have shaped presidential politics like Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina.
The Dispatch is changing up its lineup of Sunday comic strips.
Loss and healing were the focus of eulogies as more than 200 people packed a Baptist church for the memorial service for a black man found hanging behind his home in Mississippi.
A former University of Mississippi student has been indicted on federal charges connected to a noose being put on a statue of the student who integrated the school, the Justice Department said Friday.
University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones and trustees said Friday that they're still talking about renewing his contract, but that they haven't yet reached an agreement.
Thirteen candidates have qualified to run for Mississippi's vacant 1st Congressional District U.S. representative seat, according to the Secretary of State's website.
1. Students accused of statutory rape COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY