Before Aaron Collins died, he gave his brother, Seth, a mission: Eat, be merry and leave a giant tip. On Wednesday night, Seth Collins of Lexington, Ky., did just that, leaving a $500 tip for a Friendly's waitress in Springfield, Vt.
Bad weather forces the postponement of Friday's Wassail Fest in downtown Columbus
Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95.
Sources close to the Mississippi State football program confirm to The Dispatch they are preparing for a invitation to the 2013 Liberty Bowl. The Bulldogs will play the winner of the CUSA championship game between Rice and Marshall.
In the last decade, industries have made roughly $4.6 billion worth of investments in the Golden Triangle area. With that has come about 5,400 jobs. That's what Joe Max Higgins, the CEO of the Golden Triangle Development Link, said to begin the Link's annual year-end luncheon on Wednesday.
Columbus councilmen wrapped up a two-day tour of the city's six wards Wednesday in preparation for today's strategic planning retreat. The council toured wards 4, 5 and 6.
Six local boys and girls will be the junior marshals in Columbus' annual Christmas parade on Dec. 14. The junior marshals were selected based on their entries in a holiday art contest sponsored by Main Street Columbus.
Local industry leaders were at Caledonia Middle School on Wednesday morning to judge the school's first science fair. Science teacher Renee Allen said she decided to have her students conduct a science project as a way of implementing Common Core.
Mexican troops and federal police kept a nighttime watch on a rural field where thieves abandoned a stolen shipment of highly radioactive cobalt-60, while officials began planning the delicate task of recovering the dangerous material.
The poster for the 2014 Market Street Festival has been revealed. Main Street Columbus announced the winning poster Wednesday afternoon at Mississippi University for Women.
Paper copies of Newsweek will again roll off the presses starting next year.
Tupelo police arrested 38-year-old Michael Lee White, of Mooreville, on Wednesday on a felony fleeing warrant originating from Starkville Police Department after he was allegedly involved in a high-speed chase across Oktibbeha and Clay counties on Nov. 29.
Starkville's quest to become one of the first gigabit cities in Mississippi took another step forward Wednesday as C Spire began pre-registration efforts for its upcoming Fiber to the Home high-speed Internet service.
The vast majority of feature-length silent films made in America have been lost due to decay and neglect over the past 100 years, allowing an original 20th century art form to all but disappear, according to a study released Wednesday.
German police say they have arrested two people and seized illegally generated bitcoins worth more than $950,000 in an investigation of computer fraud.
Robert Huffman of Mathiston, director of Facility Management at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point, recently completed the American Society for Healthcare Engineering Leadership Institute.
Dr. Anna Woodson has joined The Dermatology Clinic and Vitality Skin & Spa, in Columbus.
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