The House steered toward a climactic vote today on the Republican health care overhaul, plunging ahead despite deep uncertainty over whether they had the votes to prevail in what loomed as a monumental gamble for President Donald Trump and his GOP allies in Congress.
Starkville board attorney Chris Latimer denied a request made by The Dispatch Wednesday for dash camera footage and incident reports stemming from an alleged pedestrian accident involving a former Starkville Police Department officer under review by the district attorney's office.
Andrew O'Neal thought he was safe.
A local business owner has agreed to restrict his convenience store's operating hours after initial resistance to requests from city officials.
Reports of avian influenza, or bird flu, in Tennessee and Alabama -- including a case in nearby Pickens County -- are something Mississippi chicken growers should be keeping a watchful eye on, said Tom Tabler, a professor of Poultry Science for the Mississippi State University Extension Service.
Myisha Shelton and Inez Harris set to work on their dream in early February with the opening of Our Place Southern Style Cooking.
Deputies with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office have arrested two men involved in a shooting at an occupied vehicle back in December.
The Mississippi Court of Appeals upheld Dennis Thompson's 2014 conviction for murder and three aggravated assault charges on Tuesday.
Main Street Columbus will host the Downtown Columbus Spring Open House on Friday and Saturday.
Workers dreaming of early retirement are getting the jitters as Washington debates replacing the Obama-era health care law with a system that could be a lot more expensive for many older Americans.
Sears, a back-to-school shopping destination for generations of kids, has said that after years of losing money that there is "substantial doubt" it will be able to keep its doors open.
Elected officials in Mississippi would no longer be able to use campaign money to subsidize their lifestyles or build retirement nest eggs under a bill likely to become law.
A contract electronics manufacturer plans to invest $500,000 in its Corinth plant, adding 75 jobs over three years.
Feel down about getting older? Wish your life was better? Worried about all the problems that come with age?
Authorities in Flora say a judge has dropped a credit card fraud charge against a former Miss Mississippi.
Officers with the Columbus Police Department have made one arrest related to the Sunday morning shooting outside a downtown Columbus night club and are searching for another.
A Macon teenager was arrested in Columbus Saturday after allegedly stabbing a friend in the back.
Although it has been operating for just a year, the Mississippi Justice Institute has argued cases from one end of the state to the other and points in between, including Columbus.
At least one person was injured in a Tuesday afternoon shooting on Seventh Avenue North.
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