The Columbus Light and Water board has chosen Angela Verdell as the department’s new general manager, pending contract negotiations, board attorney Jeff Smith told The Dispatch.
An amendment to expand the South Columbus Historic District could be adopted by the end of August, officials from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History said during a meeting with residents Thursday evening at City Hall.
Summer campers participating in Mississippi State’s iCREATE Camp will sell items this Saturday [June 19] at the MSU Idea Shop in downtown Starkville from 10 a.m-2 p.m.
The old saying goes, “Cut your own firewood and it will warm you twice.”
When a grant expires, it may be a sign that it has failed to achieve its goal or is no longer relevant. But in the best cases, grants expire because they have achieved their goal.
George East answered his cell phone quickly. After operating a local business for 25 years with his wife Judy, the phone rings now more often than ever.
This past year, Airbus’ Columbus facility was featured in a National Geographic video series on manufacturing in America. The documentary series “Made in a Day,” which viewers can stream on Disney+, is about making different brands and products, from space rockets to electric guitars to whiskey. But it’s the episode on helicopters where the series gives viewers a look at Golden Triangle workers building the H125 at Airbus’ Columbus facility on Airport Road.
In the year since the last Juneteenth, much has happened that will give this year’s events special relevance.
Right Track Medical Group, a leading provider of outpatient mental healthcare services in Mississippi, is pleased to announce Trace Swartzfager has been named CEO. Swartzfager
Crawford resident Jerome Monroe Sr. was headed to the post office Thursday morning but found the facility closed.
Two West Point men have been charged with armed robbery after Lowndes County deputies said they held a victim at gunpoint and demanded money last month.
Election of city leaders in Columbus, Starkville and West Point, along with positions in the town of Caledonia, are set for Tuesday, with polls in all four municipalities open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Starkville library’s daily summer activities for kids to include live animals, robotics, pottery making
One of the highlights of Westin and Rhett Cooper’s summer is getting to spend time at the Starkville Public Library.
Two years ago at Lemonade Day, 3-year-old Evalyn Smith stood in front of The Dispatch office on Main Street enthusiastically selling lemonade to those passing by.
Two sports writers for The Dispatch earned top-10 spots in multiple categories in the Associated Press Sports Editors Contest for work they produced in 2020.
When the Mississippi Supreme Court announced Friday it had overturned a citizen-led constitutional amendment that would have established a medical marijuana program, Rob Roberson considered the ruling with mixed feelings.
Area pharmacies have started providing COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 12-15, although the Mississippi State Department of Health has yet to make the vaccine available to people in that age group.
Starkville Police Chief Mark Ballard and Chickasaw County Sheriff James D. Meyers met in-person for the first time Tuesday afternoon. But their agencies, along with about a half-dozen others in North Mississippi, had been working together toward a common goal for weeks.
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday it has eased fuel-transportation regulations in 10 states, including Mississippi, to head off gasoline supply issues caused by the shutdown of the Colonial pipeline, which delivers 45 percent of the gasoline to much of the eastern United States.
Private Brad Freeman came home to Caledonia from World War II, went to college on the G.I. Bill, got married, built a home, raised two daughters and, for 32 years, worked as a rural letter carrier until he retired.