Rock Sanders takes life at a pretty fast clip. Sometimes at more than 150 mph. Achieved in 4.60 seconds, within an eighth of a mile. And he's very good at it.
Six newly-resurfaced tennis courts in east Columbus are giving the Golden Triangle Tennis program reason to celebrate.
The Town & Tower Club presented the annual awards for outstanding service at its annual holiday luncheon held Thursday at Mississippi University for Women.
Carlos lets out a long, low-pitched protest moan -- sounding suspiciously like Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" movies -- as Jim Watson says "sook sook" and gently pulls the enormous camel's head and halter downward.
A new poultry research facility at Mississippi State University is addressing the growing consumer and corporate demands for cage-free eggs.
University of Alabama researchers are seeking youth participants for a theater-based autism spectrum disorder study cohort to begin in January 2019.
Mississippi State's Judy and Bobby Shackouls Honors College is celebrating 50 years of the university's honors program supporting some of the nation's best and brightest students in their pursuit of educational excellence.
It may seem inconspicuous at first, the display case near the entrance of the Starkville Public Library. Take time to pause there, though, and meet Lucca, a remarkable dog -- a military hero that served three combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, leading more than 400 patrols as she searched for explosives, targets and ammunition. No soldier was ever injured on her patrol watch.
Winners in the Columbus Christmas Parade Art Contest receive awards and prize monies Wednesday from Main Street Columbus parade planning committee members at The Commercial Dispatch offices. The local students will serve as junior grand marshals in the city's 7 p.m. Christmas parade Monday. They are, in front, from left, Luciana Gurrola, David Ross Chism, Andrew Bradberry and Carter Hutchins. Second row: Isabella Kerstetter, Isaac Zarandona, Isabelle Gilman, Ava Williams and Sadey McCraw. Behind them, from left, are committee members Lisa Kerby, Shannon Bowen, Jimmy Parker and Barbara Bigelow. More than 300 artworks were submitted in the contest.
It's the time of year that many people look forward to and get excited about. For others, it's a very different story, one that seems stressful, chaotic, overwhelming and even depressing.
Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science senior Victoria Gong was honored in Washington, D.C., for her creative writing Nov. 15.
As the end of 2018 hurtles toward us, we pause to be thankful. Whatever our circumstances, something in every life warrants gratitude. We asked some of our neighbors around the Golden Triangle to share a Thanksgiving memory that stands out to them, a memory they are grateful for. Hopefully all of us take time to remember more than a few, not just during this week of Thanksgiving, but all year through.
During this week of Thanksgiving, United Way of North Central Mississippi is grateful for the Jive Turkey Jam, an event to help United Way of North Central Mississippi's United We Feed program stock the shelves of needy families in a four-county area.
Mississippi University for Women Department of Art and Design Chair Shawn Dickey's dimensional screen print titled "People Will Talk" was recently chosen to be displayed at the 2018 Southern Printmaking Biennale VIII International held at the University of North Georgia.
Ready or not, winter is on its way. Now is a good time to transform the backyard into a safe refuge for birds before unpredictable, harsh weather begins.
Southern Company, one of the leading energy companies in the United States, will help minority students pursue their dreams of a college education in an engineering discipline in the James Worth Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University.
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