Did quilts serve as coded communication for escaping slaves navigating the Underground Railroad? The concept is debated among quilt and Railroad historians, but the idea -- as Bonnie Browning of the American Quilter's Society in Paducah, Ky., said to National Geographic News -- "makes a wonderful story."
Once upon a time I attended some Highland games in Scotland.
This winter we have seen some mighty cold weather in our gardens and landscapes. As a result, we'll see damage to some landscape plants and we'll lose others. And with some plants, there will be surprises.
Easter bonnets might very well be a Southern thing, but they're a Southern thing I adore.
The Columbus Arts Council's annual gala takes a westward track this year with Jeans & Jewels on Saturday, April 26.
Leslie Webber stood in front of a classroom of third-graders at Fairview Elementary School in Columbus April 1 and asked, "Who likes math?" Somewhat surprisingly, almost every student thrust a hand up.
My two favorite cities, Columbus and New Orleans, have much in common.
The Starkville Area Arts Council announces its Arts in Education Grant award recipients. Area teachers received a total of $4,695 to fund arts-related projects.
Have you ever wondered what librarians read when they aren't helping others choose just the right book? The April 16 Table Talk presented by the Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library explores that subject.
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.
No region in the entire Southeast, except perhaps the Mississippi Delta, is as rich in agricultural history as the Black Prairie. Just where is this unique region and what makes it so special?
Maybe it's the bright color. Maybe it's the fresh, vibrant taste. Whatever the reason, Easter has become inextricably linked to lemon (and chocolate, of course).
There are many reasons to enjoy the Cotton District Arts Festival in Starkville Saturday. The Taste of Starkville culinary competition is a big one. In this good-natured food showdown, local restaurants and cooks vie for titles while offering up fare for every tastebud.
Just one more squash dish. Before spring truly arrives, I wanted to squeeze in just one more recipe for roasted butternut squash.
Though carrots often make it into the Easter feast lineup, I've never understood why. Maybe it's a nod to the Easter bunny.
Breakfast is now being served with a side of sticker shock.
Airline passengers might notice something missing these days from their vodka tonics or Diet Cokes: the lime.