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Flying bullets and famous nightshirts, the stories old houses can tell ...

Posted 4/11/2015 in Community

The singing woke him up, so one account goes. The noise, it's been said, was enough to draw Jefferson Davis -- then a candidate for the U.S. Senate visiting Columbus -- out onto the second-story balcony of Snowdoun to see what was afoot.

 

Columbus-Lowndes Library celebrates National Library Week

Posted 4/11/2015 in Entertainment

The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System (CLPL) joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week April 12-18.

 

From 'Sesame Street' to Columbus: Awadagin Pratt comes to town

Posted 4/11/2015 in Entertainment

Awadagin Pratt doesn't conform to everyone's idea of a concert pianist. With his dramatic dreadlocks and often novel wardrobe, he is, one might say, unconventional.

Pimento cheese guru to visit Wednesday's Table Talk

Posted 4/11/2015 in Entertainment

"Pimento cheese: no Southern table is complete without it, and we all have our secret recipes," said Friends member Jo Shumake.

Howard Art History Lecture Series at The W to feature Benjamin Harvey

Posted 4/11/2015 in Entertainment

Mississippi University for Women will host the Diane Legan Howard Art History Lecture Series, featuring Benjamin Harvey, associate professor of fine arts at Mississippi State University, Thursday, April 16 at 7 p.m. in the Art and Design Building.

 

Out and About for the week of April 12, 2015

Posted 4/11/2015 in Entertainment

The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best entertainment in the South. Support arts and entertainment at home, and when you're on the road, these might pique your interest.

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of April 12, 2015

Posted 4/11/2015 in Entertainment

 

 

Being Beautiful: Like sands through the hourglass ...

Posted 4/11/2015 in Columns

The white Irises in my garden are in full bloom.

 

 

A Stone's Throw: Barney's run

Posted 4/11/2015 in Columns

Yesterday St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Albany, Georgia, conducted another K9s for Warriors benefit run.

 

 

Camp Rising Sun to be honored with GIVE Award Monday

Posted 4/11/2015 in Community

Camp Rising Sun will be honored Monday in Jackson with the Governor's Initiative for Volunteer Excellence (GIVE) Award for Outstanding Achievement in a Nonprofit.

 

Miller-Burdeshaw Lecture to feature Dr. Walt Thompson

Posted 4/4/2015 in Entertainment

Dr. Walt Thompson will be the presenter at the 2015 Miller-Burdeshaw Lecture Thursday, April 9 at 12:30 p.m. in Pohl 206. A light lunch will be provided.

Pulitzer-winning photojournalist to visit Wednesday Table Talk

Posted 4/4/2015 in Entertainment

The Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library welcomes Pulitzer-prize-winning photojournalist Alysia Burton Steele to its Wednesday, April 8 Table Talk program.

 

Out and About for the week of April 5, 2015

Posted 4/4/2015 in Entertainment

The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best entertainment in the South. Support arts and entertainment at home, and when you're on the road, these might pique your interest. Be aware that some venues add facility/convenience charges to ticket prices.

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of April 5, 2015

Posted 4/4/2015 in Entertainment

 

 

Being Beautiful: Rekindling memories of Easters past

Posted 4/4/2015 in Columns

Easter has long been one of my most decorated holidays. Mama's love for it spilled over onto me, and how could it not?

 

Southern Gardening: Try columbine as an annual in Mississippi gardens

Posted 4/4/2015 in Columns

After living in the North, I miss some of my favorite spring and summer plants as I now live in coastal Mississippi.

 

School news: Annunciation Catholic School Honor Roll

Posted 4/4/2015 in Community

 

Columbus writer honors mothers with book

Posted 4/4/2015 in Community

Christine Butler-Williams of Columbus honors mothers with her latest collection of welcomes, poems, skits and speeches titled "Mother's Day Program Planner for Successful Church Programs."

Use nature as a guide to home landscapes

Posted 4/4/2015 in Community

Beauty and biodiversity can coexist in the landscape, and it is not that hard to accomplish.

A last Pilgrimage: After almost five decades as a Pilgrimage homeowner, Dixie Butler passes the torch

Posted 4/4/2015 in Community

When Dixie Butler moved into Temple Heights in the summer of 1969, she had no way of knowing she would spend the next 46 winters and springs preparing the house for visitors to the Columbus Spring Pilgrimage.

 

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