Thursday, East Mississippi Community College began accepting applications for the position of Executive Director for Communiversity, its $42-million advanced manufacturing skills training center.
Mississippi cares. In some instances, that's a topic for debate.
Each year in May, communities throughout the country take time to reflect on the important work our nation's law enforcement officers perform.
The Columbus Lowndes Habitat for Humanity is currently working on its 49th house since it arrived in Columbus 29 years ago, but there is one feature to the current build that stands unique among all those projects.
Deliah Vaughn started her job as the City of Columbus Chief Financial Officer this week.
For 24 years now, nothing has brought our community closer together than the annual Market Street Festival. We mean this quite literally.
It is one of the mysteries of modern life that if you ask the average person who public records belong to, they would most likely answer "the government."
P.T. Barnum famously said there's no such thing as bad publicity, but these days you aren't likely to find many people who ascribe to that theory.
The news that Fred's will close two stores in Columbus by the end of May has alarmed long-time patrons of the stores and moved Mayor Robert Smith to pen a letter to the chain's corporate office in Memphis pleading for the company to change its mind.
With roughly four months before Mississippians go to the polls to elect all state-wide offices, the latest Millsaps College/Chism Strategies State of the State Survey provides an interesting glimpse into what likely voters see as important issues in the campaign.
What qualifies as historic is sometimes in the eye of the beholder. That's the case with the old Lee High School property on the corner of 18th Avenue and Military Road.
What does Mississippi's state flag and the weather have in common?
For someone who has been in the inner circle of Mississippi Republican Party leadership for going on 40 years, Andy Taggart's candidacy for attorney general appears motivated far more by personal loss than political ideology.
For the Mississippi State women's basketball team, there was no third straight trip to the Final Four and, therefore, no "third time's the charm" appearance in the national championship game.
Now that the Legislature has approved a 1-percent increase in the city of Starkville's restaurant tax, city officials are meeting to plan exactly how they will proceed pending a vote by Starkville citizens.
For years, the online version of The Dispatch has included a feature that allowed readers to comment on the stories we publish.
Imagine opening an ice cream shop that sells only one flavor.
There are two kinds of elected officials: Those who believe in open government and transparency. And those who do not.
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