Don't look for the outcry over the Internal Revenue Service's improper targeting of tea party groups to subside with the ouster of the agency's acting commissioner.
A public records search by The Dispatch shows that Turner Furniture LLC, which is owned by Ward 4 councilman candidate Marty Turner, has yet to satisfy a $56,023.84 judgment regarding failure to pay rent to former landlord and a cumulative $10,003.53 in other judgments.
The president of a bus company interested in acquiring the bid for the Columbus Municipal School District bus service is speaking out after intense questioning by the school board during its Monday meeting.
The third and final public meeting designed to inform the public about the preparation of a joint land use study was held Tuesday at the Caledonia YMCA building.
As the Town of Caledonia grows, elected officials will face new challenges: maintaining that growth, providing the infrastructure to support it and coping with the less positive consequences.
Both Ward 2 alderman candidates Sandra Sistrunk and Lisa Wynn filed campaign finance documents by Tuesday's pre-runoff report deadline.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees named Superintendent Lewis Holloway, school board member Lee Brand and Stennis Center for Public Service Leadership Director Rex Buffington as its three-person delegation to a soon-to-be-formed Starkville-Oktibbeha consolidation study commission.
Volunteers are being sought this week for the culmination of a United Way-coordinated project aimed at encouraging reading and promoting literacy in the community.
One of the world's most glamorous women had an operation that once was terribly disfiguring -- removal of both breasts. But new approaches are dramatically changing breast surgeries, whether to treat cancer or to prevent it as Angelina Jolie just chose to do. As Jolie said, "the results can be beautiful."
Three-quarters of people's daily sodium come from processed or restaurant food.
Sen. Thad Cochran gets concessions for Southern rice and peanut farmers.
The Columbus Municipal School District is still deliberating over a pair of bids for its bus service. During Tuesday night's meeting, the board unanimously voted to table a motion that would decide between bids from local company and current provider Waters Truck and Tractor and Nashville, Tenn.-based company Ecco Ride.
With street light replacement and paving already complete and sidewalk installation, completion of a mural and landscape improvements all set to be wrapped up by June 6, officials are on schedule for a mid-June ceremony to celebrate Catfish Alley.
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