Turnout was low in Lowndes County and other north Mississippi counties for Tuesday's 1st Congressional District race, voters and election officials said.
Mississippi congressional candidates face the challenge of attracting voters for party primaries that follow the long Memorial Day weekend.
Athletes from West Point and Aberdeen Friday were recognized as players of the year, during a Dispatch party to celebrate the launch of a new sports magazine, Sports Review.
The College Board this morning named 4-County Electric Power Association CEO Allegra Brigham as interim president for Mississippi University for Women.
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Cadence Financial Corp. said Tuesday that shareholders elected 12 company directors and voted to increase the number of company shares.
WEST POINT -- West Point and Clay County firefighters were on the scene of a raging fire until 1:40 a.m. today.
WEST POINT -- Former West Point Police Chief Steve Bingham has filed a lawsuit against the city of West Point and four members of the Board of Selectmen alleging wrongful discharge, defamation and infliction of emotional distress on the basis of race.
The long-dormant Mary Holmes College campus in West Point is about to come back to life.
Three people have qualified to run for the newly created third 16th Circuit Court judge seat, created in 2005 to represent Noxubee and Clay counties.
The students being charged with burglary after a senior prank at Caledonia High School say they've satisfied the school's demands for restitution but can't understand why the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office insists on charging them with a felony.
City officials have formed a committee and are crafting new rules to address concerns of violence and other problems at local nightclubs, in the wake of a deadly shooting at the Everyday Club and Lounge.
Trooper James Burrow, of Shannon, has been a full-fledged trooper just two years, but earned "100 Club" honors both years for 100 DUI stops.
Columbus Light and Water Department Executive Director Todd Gale today is scheduled to meet with Chris Watson, of Oxford-based Bridge and Watson, to discuss the costs associated with providing water and sewer to areas under consideration for annexation.
Sarah Ward Hoffman, a West Point native and senior account executive for the DCI Group in Washington D.C. has been selected by Campaigns & Elections' Politics magazine as one of its 2010 Rising Stars.
With the symbolic snipping of a red ribbon, the new expansion of the terminal at the Golden Triangle Regional Airport is now open and ready for business.
Aberdeen has misplaced $380,000 and missed out on nearly $1 million, according to an independent auditor.
U.S. troops riding in locally built vehicles will have an easier time beating the Afghanistan heat thanks in part to $191 million awarded to Navistar Defense in West Point.
U.S. Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today praised the award of $191 million to Navistar Defense for the delivery of new medium tactical vehicles and enhancements to its mine resistant ambush protected (MRAP) units in Afghanistan.
Monroe County officials are still working to determine whether Saturday’s storm system was from straight-line winds or from a tornado that caused damage in Hamilton.
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