School is out ... and it shows.
Mississippi Rep. Trent Kelly was the first intended victim of Wednesday's mass shooting at an Alexandria, Virginia, baseball park, where members of Congress were practicing for a charity baseball game.
Authorities have so far been unable to verify numerous reports in Noxubee County that two escaped convicts from Georgia have been spotted in the Macon area.
Lakesha Richardson said the fire that destroyed her home in April was a mixed blessing.
The Columbus Municipal and Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated school districts expect to serve a combined total of more than 55,000 meals this summer to children in need.
An ongoing series of developments, including conflicting board votes and accusations of an illegal meeting, is pitting Aberdeen's city government against itself in a struggle over who is the city electric department head.
Searchers on Wednesday found the body of an Illinois woman who was missing after a sport utility vehicle carrying four people crashed more than a week ago in Mississippi.
Mike Davis casts his vote this morning at Carrier Lodge in Columbus' Ward 5 councilman election as well as the city's mayoral election.
The Commercial Dispatch's decade-long tradition of recognizing outstanding area businesses will continue this year as voting for its annual Best of the Triangle competition takes place this month.
Last year medical professionals in the state of Mississippi prescribed enough pain killers to give each person in the state approximately 70 dosages of prescription pain medication.
For the small communities which 4-County Electric Power Association serves, sometimes even the basic tools are budget-busters.
As one summer jobs program ends a 23-year run, another will continue in the Golden Triangle.
Rule number one: Everybody lies.
Hamilton native Chelsea Thompson Baulch has taken a position as executive director at the Monroe County Chamber of Commerce.
Mississippi Highway Patrol released figures on highway safety during the Memorial Day weekend on Tuesday, reporting 122 crashes, including two fatal collisions, and 110 impaired driving arrests.
There are likely few state officials who spend more time on the road than Brandon Presley, the Northern District commissioner for the Mississippi Public Service Commission.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed into law sweeping protections for Confederate and other long-standing monuments, a move that comes as some Southern cities remove Confederate monuments from public grounds.
An inmate once called the "Houdini" of Alabama's death row for escaping seven past execution dates through legal challenges was put to death early today for a 1982 murder-for-hire shooting.
The April unemployment data, released Wednesday by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, showed steady improvement on the local, state and national levels.
Budget cuts are forcing the Mississippi Forestry Commission to reorganize and cut 75 jobs in the process.
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2. Childhood home of noted Disney animator, painter Joshua Meador is on the market COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Proposed pay raise for councilmen fails COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
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