The Friends of Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge are accepting submissions for their annual photo contest until September 15.
West Point selectmen fired the city's water and light department superintendent Tuesday.
The clock is ticking for the City of Millport to use state grant monies to fix its lagoon system, or risk losing the funding altogether.
A music festival in Mobile, Alabama, is canceling an appearance by singer CeeLo Green following his online comments about sexual assault.
Last Tuesday, three days after Mississippi's state record for alligators was broken, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks certified an even bigger gator.
City officials are moving closer to a solution to structural issues plaguing parts of city hall.
An Amory pond has been added to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks community assistance program.
Mississippi elections officials on Tuesday rejected requests to keep two judicial challengers off the Nov. 4 general election ballot.
Clay County supervisors accepted a bid to widen and overlay Airport Road during their meeting Thursday.
Richard Ramsey is excited about this weekend. You can hear it in his voice. "Not only is it an indoor event, we've got one of the best stages and acoustic venues around," Ramsey said.
A second man has been arrested in connection with a weekend fight that left one man in a coma after he was found laying in a restaurant's parking lot.
The father of a man involved in a weekend beating that has brought national attention to West Point is voicing his support for the town's police department. Ralph Weems III told The Dispatch on Wednesday he is confident in local law enforcement's investigation.
The Mississippi Department of Education on Tuesday released every school district's performance percentage scores for math and reading for the 2013-2014 school year. The Mississippi Curriculum Test tests students in third through eighth grade.
The city's water treatment enhancements have yielded positive results in the first few weeks of testing, but the current system's sustainability is unknown.
Police Chief Tim Brinkley says he's called in the FBI to help investigate a fight that hospitalized a 32-year-old man.
The police chief of West Point said one man was arrested Monday and more arrests are expected in a weekend assault that hospitalized a 32-year-old former Marine.
A woman has entered a not guilty plea in connection with the death and dismemberment of a French Quarter strip club dancer whose body parts washed ashore in 2012 on the Mississippi coast.
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