For 13-year-old Kenna McGrew, it happened at a church event. A friend had brought along a ukulele, and Kenna came home smitten with the quirky little instrument.
Since the beginning of humankind, food has been a marker of cultures.
Tis (almost) the season of backyard barbecues, picnics and outdoor potlucks.
Wheat berries are great little nuggets -- a whole grain, containing the germ, endosperm and bran.
An imaginary excursion to the islands is in store when Loaves and Fishes Community Soup Kitchen presents its fourth annual Festival of Flavors June 2 at Lion Hills Center in Columbus.
"Columbus Boasts New Garden Club," the headline reads. The photocopied Commercial Dispatch newspaper article dated Jan. 12, 1957, is well-preserved, even though the gray scrapbook page it's glued to is fraying a bit at the edges.
Two Mississippi School for Math and Science students will study Russian in the former Soviet Union this summer after winning $7,000 scholarships sponsored by the U.S. State Department.
Lazy, hazy summertime in the Golden Triangle heralds the return of Sounds of Summer in Columbus.
Now that our gardens and landscapes are heating up, it is the perfect time to plant annual flowering vinca.
Ah, Sophia ... I remember the days leading up to when she would be ours.
Educators planning for next year can participate in a free, online train-the-trainer course that will help them teach children and adults how to recognize and combat cyberbullying.
It's a busy May over here and I'm looking forward to mid-June for my fourth annual "retreat" with 16 girlfriends from my hometown of Athens, Georgia.
In summer, a party can erupt any time of the day.
You'd think quiche would be a summer picnic staple.
With Ramadan, Islam's annual holy month, upon us, I thought I'd offer up some couscous, a dish that originated among North Africa's Berbers a thousand or so years ago.
Karrah Fort, 38, is likely to long remember how she celebrated Mother's Day weekend 2017 -- by walking across the stage to receive her master's degree in social work from the University of Tennessee.
As a longtime nurse who has worked in many parts of the world, Stephanie Holcombe is well aware that people deal with death in various ways.
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