Host families for foreign exchange students have such an impactful role in an international student’s life, and there are new opportunities becoming available in the Golden Triangle for hosts.
Just down the road from Mississippi State University, Dr. Jo Anne J. Turner spends her days treating patients out of the small oasis built in the back of her Starkville home.
We’ve all been there: at a doctor’s office, tight band around our arm, a nurse talking in numbers. Confusing, isn’t it? What do those numbers even mean? How high is too high?
A new survey reveals that the mental health of American moms is going largely unattended, with many living under a near-constant state of stress and few seeking support to ease the burden.
Cynthia Mutch has seen it before.
The membership and marketing director for the Frank P. Phillips YMCA in Columbus has seen new members struggle to fit in. Instead of joining an exercise class or orienting themselves with the gym’s weight machines, they’ll walk on the treadmill alone.
In Columbus and Starkville, festivities, events and celebrations are in the works to observe Juneteenth.
After multiple delays, a deal to sell the former Woody’s on the Water building to a restaurateur from the coast is set to close June 15.
The sale of the Rollins-Crigler building on Second Avenue North, Woody’s on the Water at the marina and the old Gilmer Inn site on Main Street have all made headlines in the last couple of years.
Three college students, including two with strong ties to Columbus, have joined The Dispatch news staff as summer interns.
A man is behind bars for fatally stabbing his nephew Friday on Highway 15.
As the days get longer and hotter, many parents look for programs to keep their children occupied while out of school.
Follow the chimes of grandfather clock bells, and you may find Benny Weeks tinkering inside one of his hundreds of clocks.
Results in the Golden Triangle were mixed on the state third-grade reading assessment for the 2021-22 school year, according to data the Mississippi Department of Education released Thursday.
Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties have taken action to conserve one of the area’s most endangered species: the court reporter.
With his classmates cheering, it was finally Daejon Johnson’s turn to begin.
The Starkville High School junior struck a tire 50 times with a sledge hammer, toted weights around a cone and pulled a weighted hose as he mocked climbing stairs.
Garan Manufacturing has been the sole occupant of North Star Industrial Park for a little more than a year, but the Golden Triangle Development LINK is looking to give Garan a few neighbors soon.
A FedEx Ground distribution center at the Golden Triangle Industrial Park should be complete later this year, according to Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins.
Last November, the family-owned West Point company, Plum Creek Environmental, which manufactures waste containers and recycling equipment, took advantage of a rebate program from the Mississippi Development Authority to help defray costs of a $3 million expansion.
Joe Williams sat Wednesday at the board table during an Oktibbeha supervisors’ work session grappling with limited options — none of them particularly pleasant.
Empty store shelves where baby formula is meant to be stocked. Desperate parents driving from store to store hoping their luck is a little better at the next one.