An exhibit on the Mississippi native who was known nationally as the dean of African-American composers is on display at the Bryan Public Library, 338 Commerce St., in West Point through the end of January.
The death of Hozzie Hawthorne last week was painful to so many in our area. There is something surreal about the knowledge that an old man could freeze to death in this place known as "The South."
It has been about 20 years, I am ashamed to admit, since I have attended a production at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival in nearby Montgomery. It had been something we had enjoyed even before it was moved to its beautiful location just a pleasant three hours' drive east of here.
All hair conditioners are not created equally. Often we refer to them as "conditioners," but when we dive deeper into the bottle of creamy concoctions, we find out what they really are.
Dale Talley admits it may have been all those Looney Tunes he watched as a kid. But something, somewhere, planted a seed for the fantastic.
Over the last several years there has been much industrial development both built and planned around the Golden Triangle Regional Airport. However, people do not realize the long and fascinating history of that land.A
While Space Shuttle flights have become so commonplace we haven't paid much attention to them in a while, and few people keep track of the doings of the International Space Station, when a robot has gotten to Mars and has started sending back signals, millions of people around the world wanted to watch the robot and see what it was finding.
On Tuesday, March 1, Chicago's legendary sketch comedy ensemble, The Second City, will appear at Trotter Convention Center, 402 Second Ave. N., Columbus at 7 p.m with "Fair & Unbalanced."
A former slave turned international concert performer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, a five-time Olympian -- these are just three of the 32 women included in the exhibit "Inspiring the next Generation: Exceptional Mississippi Women" at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library through Feb. 24.
You think the Christmas holidays can cause stress -- try having the first grandchild on both sides. I was reminded of this back before Christmas in conversation with a proud father who, like me, had fathered the crown prince ... royalty if there ever was such a thing.
The sky is falling! The sky is falling! Well, not really. But, when the heavens seem unable to hold birds, and the lakes and oceans cannot support sea life, it is not difficult to make the leap to doomsday.
Blow-drying your hair might not seem like that big of a deal to some of you. To others, it's like climbing a mountain. So, if you have mastered the art of getting from freshly-shampooed to perfectly-polished with ease, this message is not for you. Clip it out and share it with a friend.
Don't be surprised to see a group of special visitors in Columbus. The Bed and Breakfast Association of Mississippi is holding their annual meeting in the Friendly City today and Monday.
Whether motivated by New Year's resolutions, a looming spring break at the beach, or simply a quest for healthier zest in the step, flocks of fitness seekers have Golden Triangle gyms and workout facilities brimming.
Tapas -- those small, tasty canapés or appetizers so popular in Spain -- have returned to the Golden Triangle. Fritz Ehrentraut, of former hot spot 509 Tapas in downtown Columbus, resurrects the concept with the newly-opened Possum Town Tavern at 2222 Military Road.
A cartoon in our paper showed an addled scientist in a wizard's hat proclaiming, in our spate of winter weather, that global warming was the new global cooling. People have had a good deal of misunderstanding about global warming, and mocking egghead scientists might be satisfactory to those who want to say that there is no climate problem.
Racial reconciliation activist and author Dolphus Weary will be the keynote speaker at Mississippi State as the community celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with the 17th annual MLK Day Unity Breakfast on Jan. 17.
In May 1958, Ernest Green made history by becoming the first African-American to graduate from Central High School in Little Rock, Ark. Martin Luther King Jr. attended the graduation.
This is the time of year when the trivial seems extraordinary. Dates on the calendar have intense significance. Friday night's midnight deemed more momentous than every other midnight of the year. Bowl games and playoffs are anointed with profound importance. Rah! -- for the colleges. Rah! Rah! -- for the Super Bowl.
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