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  1. Average US price of gas steady at $2.91 per gallonRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    U.S. gas prices remained steady over the past two weeks and an analyst says the pump price may start to drop later this month. The price in the San Francisco Bay Area was even higher while the city with the lowest average was Jackson, Mississippi at $2.51 per gallon.


  2. Hood investigates road project near Reeves' subdivisionRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    The Mississippi attorney general said Wednesday he's investigating a $2 million road that was planned to connect a suburban Jackson shopping center to two gated neighborhoods, including one where the lieutenant governor lives. The investigation creates a potential clash between Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood and Republican Lt.


  3. Pair of MSU signees headed to junior collegeRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    MSU confirmed to The Dispatch that Malik Heath and Johnquarise Patterson will not be attending MSU and will be going to junior college. The Dispatch has learned Heath will go to Copiah-Lincoln Community College and Patterson will go to Jones County Junior College.


  4. Reeves says he's not to blame for planned road near his homeRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said Wednesday that he did not pressure the Mississippi Department of Transportation to build a $2 million road near his gated neighborhood. Reeves said Central District Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall, who is also an elected Republican, pushed for the proposed frontage road.


  5. Hughes seeks to push past Guest in congressional GOP runoffRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    A candidate is aiming for a come-from-behind victory in a June 26 Republican primary runoff for a congressional seat in Mississippi. Whit Hughes received 22 percent of the vote in a six-person race June 5, while the leader, Michael Guest, received 45 percent.


  6. MMA issues call-for-entries for 2019 Mississippi InvitationalRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    Artists from across the state are invited to participate in the Mississippi Museum of Art's 2019 Mississippi Invitational, a bi-annual survey of recent works created by contemporary visual artists living and working across the state. Initiated in 1997, the 2019 Mississippi Invitational marks the event's 12th iteration.


  7. Wyatt Emmerich: Field is crowded in race for Harper's seatRead the original story

    May 25, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    The primary for Mississippi's Third Congressional District will be held Tuesday June 5. It's a hotly contested race, typical of Congressional open seats, now that nine-year incumbent Greg Harper decided not to run. I really like Greg Harper.


  8. Physician's prescriptions faulted in guitarist's overdoseRead the original story

    May 18, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    A pain specialist faults prescriptions by an Alabama physician accused of federal crimes in the 2016 drug overdose death of a former guitarist for rock band 3 Doors Down. Dr. Richard Snellgrove is accused of unlawful distribution of drugs and health care fraud in a case tied to the death of Matthew Roberts.


  9. Patience pays as Starkville Academy's Owens gets chance at BelhavenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    But the Starkville Academy senior's patience paid off Wednesday when he celebrated his decision to play football at Belhaven University in Jackson. Replete with a gold bow tie for the occasion that he already had, Owens capped his year on the school's final day.


  10. Police searching for suspect in death of Starkville womanRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    Jackson police are searching for a suspect in what they believe was a homicide of a woman from Starkville last week. Sgt. Roderick Holmes, with Jackson Police Department, said the department found the body of 30-year-old Traci Nichole Clarke in Hanging Moss Creek after receiving a call at around 7 a.m. on April 16. He said the body was located near the Woodway Drive-Manhattan Road intersection.


  11. Business brief: Crawford graduates from the National Fire Protection AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    Firefighter Rasheeda N. Crawford of the Ocean Springs Fire Department graduated April 12, 2018 from the National Fire Protection Association 1001 Firefighter I-II course held at the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Jackson, MS. This intense seven-week course included classroom and hands-on instruction in the areas of fire behavior, fire suppression, rescue, incident command, hazardous materials and other fire related topics.


  12. 4. 'The hungriest state in the nation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    Charles Beady, CEO of the Mississippi Food Network, speaks at Mississippi State University's Taylor Auditorium Friday. Beady's lecture focused on food insecurity in Mississippi.


  13. Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges Hall: Ban assault weaponsRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    Ruby Bridges Hall, who faced threats and harassment when she integrated a southern school as a child several decades ago, said Friday that she is distressed by mass shootings in U.S. schools. "When I think about our babies today and them not being safe in school, I think that should be the next civil rights movement, you know, is to ban the assault weapons so that our babies can be safe," Hall said.


  14. Slimantics: Mr. Smith goes to JacksonRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    Beginning today and continuing each Thursday, this column will be devoted to state politics under the theory that what happens in the legislature is very much a local story. Each year, the laws that spew forth from Jackson have a direct impact on the lives of people throughout the Golden Triangle.


  15. Senators argue over state tax diversion to citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    Democratic Sen. Hob Bryan of Amory is generally regarded as one of the smartest people in the Mississippi Capitol, even by those who oppose him ideologically and those who roll their eyes at his occasional finger-pointing, vein-popping rants about public policy. The 65-year-old attorney earned his law degree at the University of Virginia.


  16. Worth the drive: Mississippi-inspired films, panels highlight bicentennial seriesRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    For more than a century, the landscapes and stories of Mississippi have inspired filmmakers. Today, that history is alive at the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson.


  17. Ask Rufus: How Grant saved ColumbusRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    June 20, 1863 Harper's Weekly illustration of the "Destruction of Rebel property in Jackson, Mississippi, May 26." General Grant threatened attacks on Columbus to divert Confederate troops defending other places to the defense of Columbus. As a result of that ploy Columbus was never the scene of fighting or destruction, but places such as Jackson and Meridian were burned.


  18. Notebook: Bulldogs get savings on Moorhead's contractRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Among Southeastern Conference head football coaches, a salary of $2.6 million would've ranked next to last in the 2017, beating only Missouri's Barry Odom . It would've ranked less than far less successful programs including Illinois, Purdue and Virginia.


  19. Moorhead wants MSU to attack on both sides of footballRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Joe Moorhead knows something about walking into an empty cupboard of a football program. For that reason, he knows Mississippi State isn't one.


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