Mississippi University for Women is organizing activities in conjunction with Earth Day to support the university's sustainability initiatives and promote green living.
Chancery clerks from all 82 counties in Mississippi will converge on Columbus for the 92nd annual Mississippi Chancery Clerks Association Convention on May 19-22.
Aldermen are expected to authorize two Starkville structures for demolition Tuesday after city inspectors deemed the buildings unfit and unsafe for human habitation.
Five years after the nation's worst offshore oil spill, the industry is working on drilling even further into the risky depths beneath the Gulf of Mexico to tap massive deposits once thought unreachable.
Republican or Democrat, the next president will have the chance to remake the nation's health care overhaul without fighting Congress.
Every day when Dr. Rosslyn Biggs goes to work as a federal government veterinarian she is reminded of her mother, one of 168 people killed in the Oklahoma City bombing and honored Sunday on the 20th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil until Sept. 11, 2001.
Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and the information never appeared on the program.
The letter carrier who caused a full-scale security review in Washington when he violated national airspace by landing his gyrocopter on Capitol Hill expressed frustration Sunday that his message wasn't getting through.
For 75 years, Columbus has celebrated the history and architecture of its 19th century buildings during Pilgrimage, when homeowners give visitors a tour of the city's most famous houses.
Starkville's most prestigious office had a peaceful transition Saturday.
Claude Long has made an impact in Columbus in less than three months.
In a narrow room at Welty Hall, on the campus of The Mississippi University for Women, there is a small telemarketing station.
The death of Crawford man found in a Lowndes County catfish pond Wednesday has been ruled a drowning.
A Clay County man accused of murder in the death of a Golden Triangle high school student wants a jury trial.
Plans to develop the proposed Innovation District's 326 acres of rolling countryside for advanced manufacturing were moving along perfectly until the Golden Triangle Development LINK announced it would walk away from the site because of mounting concerns produced from due diligence studies.
Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance.
Columbus police arrested two suspects Wednesday following a routine traffic stop where officers say they found synthetic marijuana.
Dispatch editorial assistant Kelly Butler rescues a runaway crawfish in the alley behind the newspaper's offices this morning.
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