A decertification election has been set in the Omnova Solutions labor dispute, which has dragged on for more than a year.
The District 4 Supervisor race features another rookie Democrat supervisor, Daniel Jackson, campaigning to keep his spot while a Republican challenger with an impressive record hopes to claim a spot at the table.
James Lindsey isn't ready to walk away from public service just yet, but he hung up one uniform Thursday.
Building permits for June 21-27
Marriages and divorces June 10-28
ABERDEEN -- A longtime high school football coach has pleaded guilty in Mississippi to 14 counts of luring teenage boys into having sex.
Annunciation Catholic School received two grants this week that will have students dancing, singing and waxing poetic as the second year of the Arts in the Classroom Whole School Initiative gets under way.
District 2 Supervisor Orlando Trainer is up against Robert "Bubba" Gray, Alfreda G. Outlaw and Tremell O. Sherman.
Fourth of July closings
Starkville-Oktibbeha Achieving Results (SOAR) dished out nearly $30,000 in grants to local programs aimed at helping county citizens Wednesday.
STARKVILLE -- A Starkville man reported missing Monday has been located.
This Saturday, The Dispatch will launch its first edition of The Saturday Dispatch, which will include up-to-date local sports, community events and -- back by popular demand -- a TV guide. The Dispatch currently publishes Monday-Friday, and on Sunday. Starting in July, the paper will discontinue its Monday print edition.
Instead of taking the witness stand, Columbus Police Chief Joseph St. John may just give the Civil Service Commission his recorded testimony about the suspensions of two officers.
A woman who called Columbus home was beaten to death in her Irving, Texas, home last week. Though her assailant is in jail, it offers her family little solace.
Lowndes County candidates touted their credentials and long-term goals Tuesday evening at a candidates forum in Columbus. The forum, organized by the Columbus-Lowndes Political Action Committee, brought together 10 candidates in three races.
Starkville school officials spent more than two hours Tuesday night discussing how to do their job, which right now include how they plan to hire the next superintendent.