When Anthony Walker was a kid growing up in the Sandfield community of Columbus, there was always something to do.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn each stood on stage at the Neshoba County Fair last week and pledged to prevent schools from teaching critical race theory, even though there’s no evidence of concerted efforts to make that part of the K-12 curriculum.
A Hallmark Channel Christmas movie will be filming in Natchez next month.
A school board member in a Mississippi school district says he is planning to propose making COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for all employees.
Christina Darling finally replaced her 2006 Chevrolet Equinox after it broke down several times while picking her children up from day care. But the 31-year-old mother of two was struggling to keep up with the car payments.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the House Democratic leaders called on the Biden administration to immediately extend the nation’s eviction moratorium, calling it a “moral imperative” to prevent Americans from being put out of their homes during a COVID-19 surge.
After much delay, senators unveiled a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, wrapping up days of painstaking work on the inches-thick bill and launching what is certain to be a lengthy debate over President Joe Biden’s big priority.
Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Sunday that more “pain and suffering” is on the horizon as COVID-19 cases climb again and officials plead with unvaccinated Americans to get their shots.
The COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with record sales of firearms, has fueled a shortage of ammunition in the United States that’s impacting law enforcement agencies, people seeking personal protection, recreational shooters and hunters — and could deny new gun owners the practice they need to handle their weapons safely.
In another dispiriting setback for the nation’s efforts to stamp out the coronavirus, scientists who studied a big COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts concluded that vaccinated people who got so-called breakthrough infections carried about the same amount of the coronavirus as those who did not get the shots.
The suspect in a shooting that claimed the life of a Monroe County man Saturday morning was apprehended after a vehicle pursuit between Amory and Columbus, according to a Facebook post by the Amory Police Department.
Tom Rysinski has joined The Dispatch as the new sports editor.
Long before he reimagined what downtowns could be, Chris Chain was a swimmer.
William Thomas “Tommy” Chisholm will spend the rest of his life in prison after an Oktibbeha County Circuit Court jury found him guilty Friday of capital murder.
A Lowndes County man serving parole was arrested for a charge of sexual exploitation of a minor after being accused of being in possession of child pornography, a press release Saturday from the sheriff’s office said.
Two people were killed in separate traffic accidents Saturday in Starkville. Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt said William Grayson Watson, 22, of Sturgis was killed
Lowndes County School District Superintendent Sam Allison stepped to the podium of the central office board room Thursday evening prepared to discuss his recommendations for a “safe return to in-person instruction” for the fall semester.
In 1976, the year Jack Reed returned to his hometown of Columbus to begin his medical practice, the hospital was a small facility providing mostly basic services.
The murder trial for William Thomas “Tommy” Chisholm shortened Thursday as the defense’s expert witness was deemed unqualified to testify.
On May 20, 2020, Micheal Jones clocked out after his shift at Steel Dynamics west of Columbus and drove to Bessemer, Alabama, to pick up an iPhone 11 he agreed to buy through the Letgo app. He never made it back home.