Around these parts, folks love a tailgate. No matter your team allegiance, the recipe for success is the same: good food and good company make for good times. Divide up the tasks, bring plenty of ice and, for goodness sake, don't forget the meat.
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Ears close to the ground have detected a new cadence in the rhythms of Columbus this past year or so. It emanates from a re-energized group, the Trinity Singers from Trinity Place Retirement Community.
Those who missed getting tickets to the Sept. 4 premiere screening of "OzLand" before it sold out have another opportunity to see this first feature-length film by award-winning independent filmmaker Michael Williams of West Point.
Following a collection of events both entertaining and educational this next week, the 13th annual Tennessee Williams Tribute in Columbus will culminate Sept. 14 with a tour of Victorian homes.
On Thursday, Sept. 11, the Mississippi University for Women Gordy Honors College Forum Series will highlight the benefits of study abroad, with Erinn Holloway, interim director of the university's Study Abroad Programs.
Julliard-trained violinist Jenny Oaks Baker made her solo orchestral debut in 1983, when she was only 8 years old.
The community is invited to join the Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library and the Tennessee Williams Tribute as they welcome Dr. Ralph Voss, guest speaker at the Sept. 10 Table Talk.
It was Mama who had the first permanent wave of my life, all those years ago at Shirley's Beauty Shop downtown where women gathered to get the most modern hairstyles of the day.
September is National Recovery Month. The observance educates the public to the fact that addiction treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental or substance use disorder to live healthy, rewarding lives.
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.
My Terry can spot a wild muscadine or scuppernong from a mile away.
Common sense isn't so common any more, specifically when it comes to our relationship with nutrition. As a whole, we are a nation hooked on processed foods and drive-throughs. And we pay a price for that.
For the first couple weeks of corn season, my family is content to eat plain old corn on the cob day after day. And why not? It's perfect as is.
Kayla Gilmore sat in the darkened Malco Theatre. Reflections from the big screen danced across her face, just as they had hundreds of times before. But this movie night was different. Kayla -- and her mother -- intently watched images move across the sprawling pearlescent landscape as the James Brown bio-drama "Get On Up" unfolded. And there it was. Kayla, in the movie.
The shops and streets of historic downtown Columbus will bloom with all manner of artistic expression during the second annual Art Walk Downtown Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.