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.
At its 64th annual Charity Ball Saturday, Junior Auxiliary of Columbus introduced the 2014 Ball King and Queen to fanfare and celebrated service to the community.
We baby boomers have had reasons to be slightly arrogant. For a long time it seemed that the world was spinning beneath our feet. We were like the ballerina in a music box, twirling in front of a mirror that reflected only us.
Two initiatives important to the Columbus Police Department are about to get a substantial boost. The department's annual Community Masquerade Ball set for Friday, April 18 will support the CPD's citywide toy drive and its observance of National Night Out on Crime.
Dr. Michael Patilla and Dr. Joseph Hopkins have shared their considerable talents around the globe.
The Columbus and Lowndes County Historical Society will present a free program to the local community and to Pilgrimage visitors on Wednesday, April 9 at the Stephen D. Lee Home, 316 Seventh St. N.
The Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library welcomes Tupelo-based Patricia Neely-Dorsey to its April 9 Table Talk presentation.
Sometimes the best medicine comes from within -- a prescription of peace and tranquility. It also never hurts to add a dose of your favorite stylist to treat those side effects still lingering from a blah winter.
Tom Nawrocki, of Columbus, professor emeritus of art at Mississippi University for Women, received the top award at the Delray Beach, Fla., Center for the Arts National Juried Art Exhibition at the Cornell Museum of Art and American Culture in March.