The Oktibbeha County Tax Assessor's Office is in the middle of evaluating property values in Starkville and Oktibbeha County, but the assessments are raising eyebrows among some residents.
The Dispatch offices will be closed Monday. There will be no Monday paper and all operations will resume Tuesday at 8 a.m.
Several Golden Triangle businesses were listed among the state's best in Mississippi Magazine's recently released Best of Mississippi rankings.
A public hearing Tuesday on the proposed University Inn renovation project pitted developers and supporters of the venture against representatives of the CottonMill Marketplace development, who spoke out in opposition.
Dr. Claudia Limbert's advice to her temporary replacement and her as-yet-unnamed permanent successor is succinct, yet encapsulates years of experience in higher education.
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.
The Starkville Police Department this weekend arrested two men attempting to steal a flat-screen TV from Millsaps Career and Technology Center.
The Starkville Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for a 4th of July celebration at the city's Sportsplex featuring food, fireworks and other festivities.
The streets of New Orleans were abuzz this winter with the sights and sounds of the Saints Super Bowl celebration, Mardi Gras and the antics of MTV's latest "The Real World" cast.
More than a year removed from the not-guilty verdict which restored his life, Tyler Edmonds is still searching for peace.
Milling operations were scheduled to begin this morning in the north part of town.
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.
The walls of the Armstrong Middle School gymnasium reverberated Friday morning as more than 270 campers at the 2010 Summer Enrichment Camp were greeted by a surprise visitor: 2009 American Idol finalist and Columbus native Jasmine Murray.
Area restaurants dependent on the Gulf Coast for seafood are feeling the pinch from oyster and shrimp shortages.
The Oktibbeha County Humane Society is teaming up with Mississippi State University next month to offer a low-cost spay and neuter event at the county's animal shelter on Industrial Park Road.
A team of Mississippi State University students is making a name for itself in the radio-controllable aircraft field.
After being down for some customers for weeks, Columbus-based WCBI-TV expects its signal to be fully restored this week.
Along a secluded stretch of Pierce Road, about a mile west of Sturgis-Maben Road in western Oktibbeha County, beer bottles, boxes and tires litter the tree line.
The Mississippi State University Police Department is calling on the public to help identify a man suspected of sexually assaulting a coed June 5 near McKee Hall.
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