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Watercolorist to exhibit at Macon Welcome Center

Posted 9/13/2014 in Entertainment

Main Street Macon presents an exhibit of paintings and prints by Martha Stennis at the Macon Welcome Center, 401 Jefferson St., from Sept. 23 through Oct. 27.

 

Being Beautiful: If it's collecting dust, it's not a collector's item

Posted 9/13/2014 in Columns

I am a collector. Ask anyone who knows me, and you will find out that I can't throw anything away.

 

Southern Gardening: Select Matrix, Delta pansies for pretty winter landscapes

Posted 9/13/2014 in Columns

As I was browsing through the garden center this weekend, I saw the first display of pansies for the upcoming fall and winter season. I consider this a positive sign as we are all still sweltering with the summer heat.

 

Lowndes Relay for Life needs volunteers

Posted 9/13/2014 in Community

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is seeking volunteers in Lowndes County -- walkers, cancer survivors, caregivers, and community leaders -- to lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2015 event.

 

 

Out and About for the week of September 14, 2014

Posted 9/13/2014 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 September 14, 2014

Posted 9/13/2014 in Entertainment

 

 

A Stone's Throw: School dazed

Posted 9/13/2014 in Columns

Seeing students going back to school got me to thinking. If we have done nothing else, my family has covered a lot of territory.

 

 

Local Landscapes: Make the most of fall planting

Posted 9/13/2014 in Columns

Two of the most exciting activities in the fall are cheering on our favorite team and gardening.

 

 

Military brief: Walker Graduates

Posted 9/13/2014 in Community

 

 

Military brief: Evans Graduates

Posted 9/13/2014 in Community

 

 

Military brief: Taylor Graduates

Posted 9/13/2014 in Community

 

The tailgate nation is out in force -- the feasting has begun

Posted 9/10/2014 in Food

Around these parts, folks love a tailgate. No matter your team allegiance, the recipe for success is the same: good food and good company make for good times. Divide up the tasks, bring plenty of ice and, for goodness sake, don't forget the meat.

Chocolate-prosciutto-peanut grilled bananas? Yes!

Posted 9/10/2014 in Food

You're going to have to trust me on this one.

Listen for it: This busy group takes the music to the people

Posted 9/6/2014 in Community

Ears close to the ground have detected a new cadence in the rhythms of Columbus this past year or so. It emanates from a re-energized group, the Trinity Singers from Trinity Place Retirement Community.

OzLand offers encore after premiere is sold-out

Posted 9/6/2014 in Entertainment

Those who missed getting tickets to the Sept. 4 premiere screening of "OzLand" before it sold out have another opportunity to see this first feature-length film by award-winning independent filmmaker Michael Williams of West Point.

TWT tour opens doors to Victorian era

Posted 9/6/2014 in Entertainment

Following a collection of events both entertaining and educational this next week, the 13th annual Tennessee Williams Tribute in Columbus will culminate Sept. 14 with a tour of Victorian homes.

Wonders of W study abroad are topic of talk

Posted 9/6/2014 in Community

On Thursday, Sept. 11, the Mississippi University for Women Gordy Honors College Forum Series will highlight the benefits of study abroad, with Erinn Holloway, interim director of the university's Study Abroad Programs.

CAC presents Grammy-nominated violinist Sept.18

Posted 9/6/2014 in Entertainment

Julliard-trained violinist Jenny Oaks Baker made her solo orchestral debut in 1983, when she was only 8 years old.

 

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