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Making a Difference: Service distinguishes Charity Ball royalty

Posted 4/5/2014 in Community

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.

Masks ready? CPD Masquerade Ball is set for April 18

Posted 4/5/2014 in Community

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.

 

Adele Elliott: Boom

Posted 4/5/2014 in Columns

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.

 

Being Beautiful: Pharmacist gets makeover prescription

Posted 4/5/2014 in Columns

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.

Nawrocki takes top award at Delray Beach

Posted 4/5/2014 in Community

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.

 

Hopkins and Patilla in concert for voice and guitar

Posted 4/5/2014 in Entertainment

Dr. Michael Patilla and Dr. Joseph Hopkins have shared their considerable talents around the globe.

 

Nationally-recognized historian to speak Wednesday

Posted 4/5/2014 in Entertainment

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.

Wednesday Table Talk to feature 'goodwill ambassador'

Posted 4/5/2014 in Entertainment

The Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library welcomes Tupelo-based Patricia Neely-Dorsey to its April 9 Table Talk presentation.

 

School news: Scholars ceremony

Posted 4/5/2014 in Community

 

 

School news: ICC students inducted

Posted 4/5/2014 in Community

 

 

School news: Annunciation Catholic School Honor Roll

Posted 4/5/2014 in Community

 

Diane Howard Art History Lecture Series to feature first guest speaker

Posted 4/5/2014 in Community

The legacy of Diane Howard, who studied art history at Mississippi University for Women, will continue through a scholarship and lecture series named in her honor.

 

Out and About for the week of April 6, 2014

Posted 4/5/2014 in Entertainment

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.

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of April 6, 2014

Posted 4/5/2014 in Entertainment

 

Championship Chow: March Madness inspires final four fare

Posted 4/2/2014 in Food

The nail-biters can give it a rest for a few days. College basketball fanatics are celebrating or licking wounds, depending on where their allegiances lay this past weekend. But whether their team is still in or long gone from the NCAA Tournament, any fan who relishes the adrenaline rush of battle and buzzer beaters is picking teams for Saturday's Final Four. It's all down now to Florida, UConn, Wisconsin and Kentucky. But we still gotta eat, right?

We stuff Turkey Day birds, so why not Easter hams?

Posted 4/2/2014 in Food

At Thanksgiving, we stuff turkeys. At Easter we stuff ... ? Hams!

Girlchoir Kitchen and Home Tour readies welcome mat

Posted 3/29/2014 in Entertainment

Spring Pilgrimage means many of Columbus' antebellum mansions open their doors to visitors. But those aren't the only homes inviting the community in for a look.

Little Free Libraries: A senior class works together to leave a legacy for their community

Posted 3/29/2014 in Community

Take a book, return a book. The concept is brilliantly simple. In its most basic form, a Little Free Library is a box full of books where anyone may stop by, pick up a book to read, then bring it back, or leave another to share in its place.

Southern Gardening: Nasturtium is beautiful, tasty addition to gardens

Posted 3/29/2014 in Columns

Shopping in a garden center in the spring confronts visitors with an almost dizzying array of new plants with flower colors that seem to go beyond our imagination.

 

Being Beautiful: Finding the flat iron that's just right for you

Posted 3/29/2014 in Columns

Furry Easter Bunny ears, speckled eggs, baskets galore have been in my peripheral vision this season -- so far. I walked right by them all the other day in my hunt for the perfect flat iron.

 

 

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