A Monroe County woman has filed a federal lawsuit against Monroe County and a former sheriff's deputy for an alleged wrongful arrest and conviction.
When sixth grader Honor Brown saw that kids like her in Flint, Michigan, did not have clean water to drink, it surprised her and inspired her to act.
A man accused of embezzling from a youth football program is now in jail.
The unemployment rate in Mississippi and in each of the four Golden Triangle counties is higher than it was a month ago, according to labor market statistics released Wednesday by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
Two West Point men have been arrested and charged with statutory rape.
A Hamilton High basketball coach assaulted during a basketball game in December has experienced more troubles this winter after her home was robbed and vandalized early this week.
One-hundred bridges in Lowndes, Oktibbeha, Clay and Noxubee counties need replacement, according to a Mississippi Economic Council's task force report on transportation infrastructure.
Contractor KBR will lay off 69 employees at the Tronox plant, according to a letter from the company to the Monroe County Board of Supervisors.
Authorities have arrested an Alabama man accused of fatally stabbing another man with a replica Civil War sword following a fight at a mobile home in Mississippi.
Between 75 and 100 people gathered in the cold to march through West Point in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.
The family of the late Bryce E. Myles has created a scholarship fund in memory of their son.
Communities in the Golden Triangle are gearing up for Martin Luther King Jr. Day., which is Monday.
A team of high school students from Houston attended the Maben Lions Club meeting Tuesday to talk about the adventure of their lives: the three weeks they spent in Australia racing solar cars.
For the second year in a row, Amory has sent a local to Hollywood for the hit reality show, "American Idol."
West Point has finished the final information-gathering phase for its comprehensive plan, according to Mayor Robbie Robinson.
Mississippi State University President Dr. Mark Keenum, front left, Northern District Transportation Commissioner of MDOT Mike Tagert, front right, Mike Hainsey, Executive Director of Golden Triangle Regional Airport, middle, and Jeremiah Dumas, Director of Parking and Transit Services at MSU, background, pose for media assembled during a GTR Airport and Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit ribbon cutting ceremony Monday afternoon.
A high school band director in Tupelo has resigned following his arrest on a drug charge.
The new year begins Friday, but whatever 2016 holds in store, it won't be quite the same. In 2015, we lost some truly memorable people -- a local icon beloved by children, some legendary athletes, coaches and educators, a well-known character or two, and a Columbus police officer. Today, The Dispatch says goodbye.
1. Historic Columbus mansion gets new owner COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Tedford gets 15 years in prison COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Arrest report 5-24-16 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Testimony: Rape suspect's DNA found on victim STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY