The three-person Starkville Audit and Budget Committee told city department heads not to expect across-the-board pay increases for workers.
Election matchups for a variety of county-level seats began taking shape Monday as 21 candidates filed qualification paperwork to enter this year's race.
The price of oil plunged again Monday and fell below $50 a barrel for the first time since April 2009.
Trips in Europe or Asia should be cheaper for Americans this year. Thank a stronger dollar.
Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker will serve as presiding office of the U.S. Senate during the first day of the 114th Congress, which convenes today.
A Mississippi congressman who had brain surgery last year is hospitalized for treatment of a bleeding problem in his left leg.
As Mississippi lawmakers begin their three-month session at noon today, they will be greeted by groups trying to influence state policy on education standards, state employee pay raises and a host of other issues.
The White House on Monday waded into a controversy over revelations that the House's No. 3 Republican spoke to a white supremacist group 12 years ago.
Republicans are assuming full control of Congress for the first time in eight years in a day of pomp, circumstance and raw politics beneath the Capitol Dome.
Christmas and New Year's Day passed without any fatalities on Golden Triangle roadways, according to numbers the Mississippi Highway Patrol released to The Dispatch on Friday.
A line of thunderstorms knocked down trees and knocked offline a portion of Oktibbeha County's power grid Saturday afternoon.
Columbus real estate agent Stephen Jones has submitted the first application to fill a vacant seat on the Columbus Municipal School District board.
His accusers brandish a confession scribbled inside a boat during an intensive manhunt and a video they say shows him placing a backpack with a bomb a few feet from a little boy who died when it exploded seconds later.
President Barack Obama this week will test whether he still has the sway to keep Washington focused on his own priorities, even as a new Republican-run Congress descends on the Capitol eager to take him on.
Mississippi's three-month legislative session begins at noon Tuesday.
Sailor Gutzler, the 7-year-old girl who survived a plane crash, walked a mile through the cold, dark woods to safety and then helped authorities locate the wreckage and remains of her family, may not be done helping investigators.
On Thursday, Tupelo launches a birthday celebration fit for the king of rock and roll.
1. Dog gives his life protecting child from rattlesnake COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. 2 dead in Oktibbeha County car crash STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. MSU blue-chip guard popped for DUI STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. CPD welcomes 11 new officers to force COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Reclaiming the past: Local businessman making living selling salvaged material for new construction COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY