New hires at the Columbus Police Department will now have a year to establish residency in Lowndes County.
Columbus employees and elected officials can now receive per diem allowances for travel in advance.
Mississippi Congressman Alan Nunnelee is in a Washington, D.C., hospital after initially suffering nausea and fatigue.
The big-screen Godzilla that scared and thrilled viewers in 1954 was an actor in a rubber suit with a zipper up its back. And many Japanese fans still prefer that monster over a Hollywood version made in terrifying, full 3-D computer-graphics glory.
State tourism director Malcolm White will address graduates Saturday at the Mississippi University for Women.
An arrested woman's boyfriend remains a suspect in the death of a Bourbon Street dancer whose dismembered body washed up on Mississippi beaches in 2012, and Kenner police detectives have interviewed him since taking over the case, Chief Steve Caraway said Thursday.
ABC's Lara Spencer is apologizing for referring to Cinco de Mayo as "Cinco de Drinko" on a "Good Morning America" segment this week.
Friends say 93-year-old Pearlie Golden still shopped at the grocery store and greeted friends with a jubilant "Hey, baby!" Now they and the mayor of this small Texas town want the police officer who shot and killed her gone.
Rene Lima-Marin's wife told her two young sons their father had to go to work the night in January when a team of police officers led her husband away in handcuffs.
Apple is orchestrating a $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, the headphone maker and music streaming distributor founded by hip-hop star Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine, according to a published report.
Thousands of vacuum-sealed plastic pouches filled with bits of bone rest in a Manhattan laboratory. These are the last unidentified fragments of the people who died in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.
Last year's tornado season wasn't the worst in Oklahoma history, either in the number of twisters or the number of lives taken.
President Barack Obama's nominee for health secretary drew support from Republican senators Thursday even as they challenged the health law she would be charged with carrying out.
An Israeli archaeologist says he has found the legendary citadel captured by King David in his conquest of Jerusalem, rekindling a longstanding debate about using the Bible as a field guide to identifying ancient ruins.
Moshe Prigan starts his day off just like many other men in the ultra-Orthodox city of Bnei Brak with his morning prayer. It's only later that the routine takes an unexpected twist, when he puts on his air force uniform and heads to the Israeli military headquarters in Tel Aviv.
Columbus councilmen will take more time to consider how cost overruns for the Columbus Air Force Base shooting range can be resolved.
A renewed franchise agreement between the city of Columbus and Cable One may mean an extra $150,000 in the city coffers over the next 10 years, according to a negotiator between the two parties.
Two Georgia residents have been arrested for allegedly trafficking heroin into the Golden Triangle. Jamie Wallace, 19, and Michael Pamfilis, 24, both of Atlanta, were arrested Monday by agents with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department Narcotics Unit.
The sun had nearly set Tuesday in Caledonia and in a gravel driveway that leads to a trailer park, there she was, her body swaying, her head tilted back. She almost looked peaceful, dancing alone.
A Freedom of Information Act request by The Dispatch shows Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn sent an email from a private account setting up board business, an act that partially ties into a recent Open Meetings Act complaint alleging aldermen tend to city business outside the public's view.
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2. Cold case arrest brings closure to family COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
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5. Starkville admits inadvertent error with untimely FOIA production STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY