As children prepare to go trick or treating tonight, local law enforcement is offering tips to make Halloween a safe and fun holiday.
A West Point man was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.
The mother of two slain children testified Tuesday that she trusted the youngsters would be cared for by her ex-husband, now on trial in their killings.
What started as a dispute over a wandering cow left two people shot Monday.
About a decade ago, Shane Reed, a Neshoba County native who graduated from Mississippi State in 2000, decided to open a business in the Golden Triangle.
Unemployment is down from this time last year on both the state and local levels.
United Way's annual fundraiser kicks off this week.
U.S. motorists are seeing the lowest gas prices since January 2011.
Officials with the Mississippi Department of Health said the flu is more of a threat to Mississippians than Ebola.
A Starkville man is facing a capital murder charge after the death of a 2-month-old child.
A former Tuscaloosa, Alabama, tourism bureau director with Columbus ties was recently arrested and charged with theft in Alabama.
West Point Selectmen re-appointed Tim Brinkley and Jackie Edwards as members of the Golden Triangle Development LINK Board of Directors during their meeting Tuesday.
Utility companies said that by the end of the day Tuesday service would be restored to the handful of customers who lacked electricity.
Organizers told The Dispatch this morning that roughly 20 tickets remained.
Some facts of the case aren't in dispute: A teacher's aide asked a 14-year-old girl to go into a middle school bathroom as bait so a 16-year-old eight-grader with a history of sexual harassment could be caught trying to have sex with her and disciplined.
Prosecutors will not seek the death penalty for a Clay County woman charged with capital murder in the death of her infant.
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