This month, the Mississippi Blues Trail's Google Maps web page reached more than 500,000 visits. The map can be accessed from the home page of the Blues Trail as well as from each individual marker page.
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.
Larry Summerville Jr. of Columbus graduated from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Dec. 15, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in metallurgical engineering.
While younger family members are out of school for the holidays, the magic of the season may quickly wear off and parents can expect to hear an old complaint: "I'm bored."
Firefighter Marco A. Rodriguez of the Starkville Fire Department graduated Dec. 13 from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Firefighter course held at the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Jackson.
There's nothing like reaching into the toe of a Christmas stocking under your tree and finding a fresh and tasty satsuma orange that came right from your own garden.
Many children are on the move this Christmas season as they go over the river and through the woods to distant relatives' houses. Travel can be very distressing for little ones who worry Santa might not be able to find them on Christmas morning.
Clement Clarke Moore wrote the classic poem below which has been read aloud to children on Christmas Eve for generations. The author was a man of few words, and it is believed that a family friend sent a copy of the magical poem to the New York Sentinel with one condition -- that the author must be kept anonymous.
An indelible memory I carry from childhood is of Christmas morning breakfasts. In our home, there was no charging from the bedrooms to see what Santa brought, no race between siblings to be the first to the tree. Oh no, if there was one thing we were good at, it was stretching out the Christmas experience.
When it comes to stuffing, it's hard to get a more classic flavor combination than sausage and pecans. The result is a salty, nutty, sweet, crunchy and tender combination of flavors and textures.
The Mississippi State University Office of the President, Alumni Association, Foundation, Bulldog Club and Student Association will host "A Bulldog New Year's Eve" in downtown Jacksonville on Monday, Dec. 31.
The founding record book for the Mississippi Branch of the Huguenot Society Founders of Manakin, Va., established in Columbus, was recently donated to the Local History Department at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.
One of the easiest ways to add tropical flair to any landscape is to use plants with large leaves.
Ever wonder why snow globes are so magical? I have always had a fixation on them. As a little boy, I can remember following along on my mama's coattails at the local TWL, or as we called it "the dollar store." When those glass globes filled with snow made it to the holiday windows and shelves, I knew it was a sign that Santa wasn't far away.
2. Community Calendar for the week of January 15, 2017 ENTERTAINMENT