For the past two years, Mississippi native and world traveler Chris Herring has spent several autumn weeks in Southeast Asia to recruit international students to attend U.S. high schools.
It takes a village to raise a child. Virgil Jones Jr. swears by that adage, and Virgil Jones Jr. would know.
No one is sure how it started. It may have been that a member of the South Haven Mennonite community in Macon lost a baby and was inspired to help others faced with that tragedy.
Voters will choose between Republican Trent Kelly and Democrat Walter Zinn for the 1st District Congressional seat Tuesday.
Circuit clerks' offices in the Golden Triangle will be open until noon Saturday to accommodate absentee voters for Tuesday's special runoff election for Mississippi's 1st Congressional District.
Tronox officials have announced the company will cease production of sodium chlorate at its Hamilton facility at the end of November.
The results of Mississippi's first statewide assessment of kindergarten literacy show the majority of the state's youngest students made significant gains this academic year.
A little more than four years after a powerful tornado destroyed most of Smithville, Monroe County residents are cleaning up from another twister.
D'Quaylom Brown graduated high school Saturday, and he knows exactly what's coming next.
A Lamar County grand jury has indicted a Vernon man with two counts of capital murder in the disappearance of Keisha Nicole Sykes.
When the long-debated, often-delayed Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway opened in 1984, critics condemned the almost $2-billion project as an example of "pork barrel" waste while advocates claimed the waterway would become a major shipping corridor, estimating that the waterway would carry 28 million tons in its first year and 99 million tons by 2035.
Golden Triangle high school students who took the WorkKeys test this spring out-performed the regional average.
In her three years as principal at West Clay Elementary School, Dr. Helen Kennard has established rules for what she believes is essential to operating a successful school.
March 18, 2014 -- a day Lowndes County Sheriff Mike Arledge would like to forget. Unfortunately, he never will.
Golden Triangle circuit clerks' offices will remain open until noon Saturday to accommodate absentee voters for Tuesday's special U.S. House of Representatives election.
East Mississippi Community College has found its next president.
Gov. Phil Bryant appointed John W. Starr, the owner of Golden Triangle Periodontal Center and a Mississippi State University graduate, to the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees Tuesday.
2. SMART splits Boardtown route, adds new stops for residents STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Wait joins Dispatch staff as new MSU reporter COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Amos fills in for Clinkscales on city bench COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY