Columbus City Council is moving through a few final steps before formalizing a redistricting plan.
A pair of Gregorys announced election bids last week, driving up the total number of candidates seeking various Oktibbeha County seats this year to 39.
In 2014, 19 feature films along with six reality shows and six documentaries were shot partially or entirely in Mississippi. In 2014, 19 feature films along with six reality shows and six documentaries were shot partially or entirely in Mississippi.
Parents and community members wishing to learn more about the proposed bond issue for the Lowndes County School
The Dispatch advertising staff brought home six awards from the Mississippi Press Association's 2014 Better Newspaper Contest for advertising.
When Dr. Philip Hickman was chosen to lead the Columbus Municipal School District and its 4,300 students in August, he had a large task in front of him.
Columbus is experiencing a retail resurgence and evidence of that continues to pop up along the Highway 45 North and 18th Avenue North corridors.
A decade has made a marked difference on assessment values and tax collections in Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties.
When Sturgis Volunteer Fire Chief Greg Wall started his Friday morning, he didn't plan on taking a swim in the day's sub-freezing temperatures.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman issued a veto Friday to overturn a 4-2 board of aldermen decision severing ties with its long-serving insurance agent of record.
Another candidate running for Lowndes County circuit clerk has put the field at seven.
An aluminum company that based its offices in Columbus last year will locate a proposed $2.4 billion aluminum manufacturing complex in Louisiana.
Jim Hood filed papers Friday to run for a fourth term as Mississippi attorney general.
A messy legal fight over copyrights to streetscape photos shot by a Chicago nanny whose life is chronicled in "Finding Vivian Maier," which is nominated for an Oscar today, threatens to slow or even stop new releases of her once-unknown work that has become a sensation only after her death.
Far fewer veterans than expected are taking advantage of a new law aimed at making it easier for them to get private health care and avoid the long waits that have plagued Department of Veterans Affairs facilities nationwide.
Never underestimate the staying power of big tobacco.
In a new setback for the health care law and the people it's supposed to help, the government said Friday it made a tax-reporting error that's fouling up the filings of nearly a million Americans.
Islamic State militants unleashed suicide bombings Friday in eastern Libya, killing at least 40 people.
With only weeks left to the deadline to reach a first-stage nuclear deal with Iran, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday that "significant gaps" remained.
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