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Psychology on order: How restaurants get you to spend more

Posted 3/18/2015 in Food

You may think you're immune to transparent sales pitches like "Do you want fries with that?" But the tactics restaurants use to nudge you into spending a little extra may be subtler than you realize.


Want to love salads a little more? Check out Salad Love

Posted 3/18/2015 in Food

For most of us, salads are mainly unplanned affairs. Which is why the idea of salad cookbooks can seem kind of silly.

Still caring: Much more than a food pantry, Helping Hands marks a quarter century of compassion

Posted 3/14/2015 in Community

A troubling phone call woke Billy Crossley in the middle of the night 30 or so years ago. The passage of time has not blurred his memory of it.


A Stone's Throw: On giving

Posted 3/14/2015 in Columns

I do not know about you, but I have noticed a shift in my mail.



Orchestra's season concludes with Italian composers

Posted 3/14/2015 in Entertainment

The Starkville/MSU Symphony Orchestra presents "Italian Ideals" March 21, its final concert of the 2014-2015 season.


Boyd to give lecture-recital on Spanish guitar Tuesday

Posted 3/14/2015 in Entertainment

Dr. Michael Boyd will present the lecture-recital "A History of the Guitar in Spain and Cultural Development Through the 20th Century" Tuesday.


Out and About for the week of March 15, 2015

Posted 3/14/2015 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 March 15, 2015

Posted 3/14/2015 in Entertainment



Being Beautiful: Ten things I learned from RuPaul

Posted 3/14/2015 in Columns

Beyond the glitter, rhinestones, false eyelashes, wigs that change by the hour, and form-fitting jewel-tone gowns is my favorite drag queen, RuPaul.


Southern Gardening: Upcoming MSU garden shows prepare for spring

Posted 3/14/2015 in Columns

Mother Nature has been teasing gardeners lately as the weather flips back and forth from warm, early-spring days to freezing temperatures and winter precipitation.

JA of Columbus announces annual Charity Ball court

Posted 3/14/2015 in Community

An annual rite of spring is just around the corner.

Food for the Soul: A soul food supper celebrates down-home dishes and community spirit

Posted 3/11/2015 in Food

Eight years ago, a few seniors who regularly gathered at what would become the Townsend Community Center in central Columbus came up with the idea for a soul food supper.

Be a champ on St. Patrick's Day with buttery scallion champ

Posted 3/11/2015 in Food

With St. Patrick's Day looming, let's whip up some champ, a rich and rustic Irish dish of mashed potatoes flecked with scallions and topped with butter.

Green up St. Patrick's Day with this seasonal minty shake

Posted 3/11/2015 in Food

I'm ashamed to admit this, for I am no fan of fast food, but I've always had a soft spot for McDonald's shakes.

In harmony: Yes, women sing barbershop, too. Check out the Harmony G.R.I.T.S.

Posted 3/9/2015 in Community

"I get a bad rap!" Sandra Stone protested in jest. She's the baritone of the Harmony G.R.I.T.S. barbershop quartet. "At Christmas, when we sing about being naughty or nice, they always point to me when we get to 'naughty'."

CAC prepares for a Golden Gala

Posted 3/7/2015 in Community

Turning 50 is a milestone. For the Columbus Arts Council, it's cause for celebration.


Being Beautiful: You're never too old ...

Posted 3/7/2015 in Columns

Have you ever heard it said: The older we get, the smarter our parents become?


Rebecca's Rooms fundraiser will support room makeovers

Posted 3/7/2015 in Community

Rebecca's Rooms will present the third annual Free to Be Me pageant Saturday, March 21 at 11 a.m. at the New Hope Middle School Auditorium in Columbus.

Local authors donate books to library archives

Posted 3/7/2015 in Community

The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library announces that children's book author Candy Grant of Columbus recently donated two first edition signed copies of her books.


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