Starkville Parks and Recreation's recent financial woes bled over from the end of Fiscal Year 2013-2014.
The next round of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers grant funding to address major city drainage issues likely won't be available until 2016.
The 2014 Lowndes County Veterans Day Parade will take place Saturday.
Federal prosecutors allege that former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps accepted more than $1 million in bribes over more than six years.
Some special operations service members and veterans are unhappy that one of their own has taken credit publicly for killing Osama bin Laden.
White voters of all ages were less likely to back Democrats this year than in elections past.
New Zealand authorities made an embarrassing about-face on Friday when prosecutors dropped a murder-for-hire charge against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd, saying there was not enough evidence to proceed.
Water bottles filled with vodka that go uninspected. Lunch boxes packed with drugs allowed to bypass X-ray machines. Razor blades and other objects waved on through, even when they set off metal detectors.
Would-be jihadi fighters are increasingly booking tickets on cruise ships to join extremists in battle zones in Syria and Iraq.
In a blunt post-election warning, House Speaker John Boehner cautioned President Barack Obama on Thursday against taking sweeping action on immigration.
One side was euphoric, the other dismayed.
S. Donald Stookey is no household name, but his best-known invention truly is: CorningWare.
FBI Director James Comey says an agent impersonated an Associated Press reporter during a 2007 criminal investigation.
The future executive director of the Columbus Lowndes Parks and Recreation Authority spoke to the Columbus Kiwanis Club on Wednesday.
A former commercial and consumer banker with BancorpSouth has been chosen to lead the Columbus Lowndes Chamber of Commerce.
The four candidates vying for the District 17 Mississippi Senate seat during Tuesday's general election had a combined $33,001 in campaign contributions at their disposal.
East Mississippi Community College will sponsor an information session Saturday for people interested in applying for a job at the Yokohama Tire Manufacturing plant.
Starkville aldermen instituted a short-term ban Tuesday against allowing pets inside its three public cemeteries.
Trustmark Bank is expanding its Leigh Mall location. Bart Wise, the bank president, told The Dispatch this week the plan is to double the size of the facility.
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