State party officials say three Democratic Party officials convicted of felonies can remain on county executive committees, despite a new Mississippi law meant to prohibit felons from holding such offices.
The Spain family is selling Tupelo's WTVA-TV to Heartland Media and MSouth Equity Partners. No price was disclosed for the sale, announced Tuesday.
There aren't too many 18-year-olds -- or Vernon, Alabama, natives -- who've traveled to more than 15 countries. Aside from the jet lag, Thomas Covington is soaking up every minute of being a globe-trotting motorcross racer.
Rotted wood and leaning windows along the north end of the Vernon municipal complex have been resolved.
The primary season just ended and the general election campaign now unfolding looks the same to Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, tea party favorite, foe of immigration legislation and the only Republican senator running in 2014 without a ballot opponent of any stripe.
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.
1. Tax liens on judicial candidate exceed $550K COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Police standoff leads to 2 arrests COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Arrest report: 10-28-14 STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. District 17 candidates offer platforms at MUW debate COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY