If legislators approve a special 1-percent restaurant sales tax for Columbus, the city will only use it for maintaining and operating the Sen. Terry Brown Amphitheater at The Island.
Local legislators expressed disappointment Friday with two bills in the Mississippi Legislature affecting education, one of which aims to increase salaries for public school teachers and the other which -- had it not died in committee -- would have raised the pay for school board members.
A third Republican candidate has joined the race for Lowndes County District 2 supervisor.
A former Dispatch sports editor accused of exploitation is out of custody after posting bond at the DeSoto County Jail.
3. Weather, possibly budget delaying Partnership School STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. MSUPD seeking three men in burglary case STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Walters out of jail on bond STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY