In the face of several current and pending moratoriums on payday lenders in the Golden Triangle and statewide, advocate groups are speaking up on behalf of check-cashing services.
More than a year removed from the not-guilty verdict which restored his life, Tyler Edmonds is still searching for peace.
The Dispatch captured 16 awards in the Mississippi Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest, including first place awards for sports coverage, lifestyles section and special section.
Following the examples of Columbus and Starkville, the City of West Point began its own farmers' market on the first weekend in June, and four weeks later, it's off to a booming start.
Area restaurants dependent on the Gulf Coast for seafood are feeling the pinch from oyster and shrimp shortages.
After being down for some customers for weeks, Columbus-based WCBI-TV expects its signal to be fully restored this week.
WEST POINT -- A Columbus native is part of a quest to stop the advance of payday lenders throughout the state, and West Point is next on his list of targets.
An one-car accident on Highway 14 in Noxubee County killed one person Wednesday afternoon.
Sam Hairston was born in Crawford in a small house on Plum Grove Road, a meandering 1 1/2-lane street that winds its way through county fields. He came up through the Lowndes school system, and he loved baseball.
WCBI-TV has returned service to nearly all of its satellite and cable customers after a technical glitch interrupted its signal last week, but over-the-air customers have to wait a while longer.
WEST POINT -- Two men -- one from Columbus, the other from West Point -- remained in jail on drug charges, Friday afternoon.
ABERDEEN -- Aberdeen Ward 2 Alderman Cloyd Garth is being sued for defaulting on a federal student loan.
WCBI-TV in Columbus restored cable signal to Comcast subscribers Tuesday night and is working on Metrocast next, the station's general manager said Wednesday. Viewers receiving over-the-air signals, however, may have to wait up to two weeks.
The Clay County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously last week to grant resort status to the Prairie Wildlife Preserve.
Summer enrollment at Mississippi University for Women is up almost 17 percent.
Two notable murder cases were continued during this session of Lowndes County Circuit Court.
Year after year, parents sing their kids same old song: "Work hard in high school and you might earn some scholarships for college."
On June 18, Earnest Eichelberger of Macon will host the fifth annual scholarship banquet, in honor of his son, Micheal Sherrod Eichelberger, who died unexpectedly in 2005, six weeks before his senior prom.
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