Cadence Financial Corp., parent of Cadence Bank, has reported a net loss of $7.5 million, or 63 cents per share, for the third quarter ended Sept. 30.
JACKSON-- The state Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of Derrick Turner in the slaying of a 79-year-old Starkville woman in 2001.
Three Murrah High School basketball players have sued their coach and the school system over alleged whippings.
A 6-to-8-month-old cat may rethink a fast-food diet after surviving a fall into a deep fryer at a restaurant in Verona.
A Mississippi man who spent more than 30 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit has died less than a month after his name was cleared in the case.
Gov. Haley Barbour and key lawmakers have set a "cautiously prudent" revenue estimate for the next budget year, citing predictions that the state's economy will lag behind any national recovery.
Former President George W. Bush says a phrase that haunted him after Hurricane Katrina - "Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job" - was from a statement of praise he had just heard from Alabama Gov. Bob Riley.
Community Bancorp LLC, a Houston, Texas-based bank holding company established to acquire, stabilize and operate failed or distressed U.S. banks, announced today that it has completed its capital raise and now has committed equity capital in the amount of $1 billion.
Omnova Solutions Inc. employees have reported more than 100 flat tires caused by roofing nails and screws since July, two months after union workers went on strike.
Walmart's reach expanded into health care Monday. North Mississippi Health Services opened an office inside the Columbus Walmart.
A man charged with raping two women, leaving one dead at an apartment in Tuscaloosa, has turned himself in to police in Ohio after first fleeing to Florida, police said.
Calls to "take back America" preceded last week's remodeling of the congressional makeup, and a similar refrain may be heard in Mississippi during the 2011 statewide and legislative races, but from a different political party.
If this weekend's Downtown Christmas Open House is any indication, Columbus merchants could be in store for a busy holiday season.
Cadence Financial Corp. has set what may be the final shareholder's meeting in the bank's 125-year history, with shareholders expected to sell their stock to a private Houston-based investment firm.
Cullman has bratwurst, lederhosen and German oom-pah music at its annual Oktoberfest celebration, and it may now add the one ingredient that's been missing for more than three decades: beer.
Mississippi election officials reported a few minor problems Tuesday.
Weather appeared to be a major factor in voter turnout Tuesday in Mississippi.
JACKSON -- Voting was expected to be brisk today in two of Mississippi's four congressional races, with Democratic incumbents facing tough challenges from Republican state lawmakers. Polls are open statewide from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
After 43 years at Omnova, Gene Gore of Columbus has put in more than enough time to retire. And with six children and 12 grandchildren, he has enough reasons to compel him to do so. But instead of resigning to a life of leisure and bouncing grandbabies, Gore mans the union hall across Yorkville Road from the Omnova plant.
A man rushing to help a truck driver whose rig was burning on Interstate 65 vaulted a retaining wall and plunged to his death, apparently not realizing he was atop a bridge.
1. Wait joins Dispatch staff as new MSU reporter COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Heiselt leaving Starkville school board, recommends Myles to post STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. SMART splits Boardtown route, adds new stops for residents STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Same-sex marriage: Local counties prepared to issue licenses COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Columbus author wins prize for legal fiction COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY