Figures compiled by the Columbus Police Department revealed 28 police incident reports at Club Hiedi Ho in 2014.
Monday, the Monroe County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant which resulted in the confiscation of an undisclosed number of gallons of moonshine.
There is a certain je ne sais quoi in conservatives' criticism of the Obama administration over last week's terrorist attack in France.
Monday night, the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees got the final tally of what it cost the district to replace one set of new textbooks for another.
I read with interest the several stories in the Jan. 11, 2015, Dispatch, with an eye towards our state's education.
A group called the Sons of Confederate Veterans has asked Texas to issue a license plate featuring the Confederate battle flag.
Last week was a cold one. We spent much time glued to the digital thermometer and calling out temperatures to the household.
I like a feeding frenzy as much as the next shark. But I can't get a taste for Rep. Steve Scalise's blood. The Louisiana Republican, newly elected No. 3 in the House leadership, was recently discovered to have spoken to a group of white supremacists. Democrats see his offense as a scandal to be exploited.
Last week saw another bicentennial event with links to Mississippi.
More than one person said they thought UFOs were descending on Columbus Thursday night when they saw the Chinese lanterns wafting their way north along Highway 45.
Recent events from Ferguson, Mo., to Staten Island might prompt an observer to infer that American cops are racist and that a bigoted white populace tolerates unnecessary lethal force against minorities. One might also conclude that the United States has a hearty appetite for the carnival barker, the jester, the rabble-rouser, the race-baiter and, lest we leave anyone out, the performance-activist who pretends to be a newsman while fomenting unrest that only he can quell.
The continuing controversy over the city of Starkville's polices regarding its LGBT residents touches on a subject that goes far beyond the city.
There is a reason the general public has such a dim view of politicians.
As the editor in charge of the opinion pages of newspapers in New York and Los Angeles, what was the hardest part of my job?
For a full year now, the Starkville Board of Aldermen have been going back and forth on policies which affect the city's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
The Trotter Convention Center will soon be open for business.
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