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Missions to marriages: An innovative nonprofit turns a warehouse into a fundraiser

Posted 2/10/2018 in Community

A lanky sixth-grader from Armstrong Middle School lopes across the floor, his orange oversized sweatshirt swinging with each long stride. With barely a pause, he drops his book bag on a table, walking on, eager to catch up with other middle schoolers who have already arrived.

Woodlawn Church records now open at Columbus library

Posted 2/10/2018 in Community

The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library's Local History Department (LHD) has processed the records of the Woodlawn Cumberland Presbyterian Church covering the 1860s up to 1990.

 

School news: Heritage Academy Honor Roll

Posted 2/10/2018 in Community

 

 

School news: UA honors

Posted 2/10/2018 in Community

 

What to do with a life's work in literacy? Give it all away

Posted 2/3/2018 in Community

Jane Hodges Crater is vivacious, determined, energetic, and sometimes, appalled. Appalled that more than 30 million adults in the United States can't read, according to the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy. It's a fact the retired educator has spent decades of her life trying to change.

Masquerade ball to unmask a good time, honor patron of the arts

Posted 2/3/2018 in Community

Marvelous masks are in fashion for the Columbus Arts Council's 34th annual gala and auction at Trotter Convention Center Friday, Feb. 16.

 

Mississippi historic sites featured on U.S. Civil Rights Trail

Posted 2/3/2018 in Community

The new U.S. Civil Rights Trail spotlights a dozen historic civil rights sites in Mississippi alongside other noted landmarks of the movement across 14 states.

 

 

School news: Lowndes MSU graduates

Posted 2/3/2018 in Community

 

 

School news: MSU President's List

Posted 2/3/2018 in Community

 

 

School news: Lowndes MSU Dean's List

Posted 2/3/2018 in Community

 

 

Military brief: Jones graduates

Posted 2/3/2018 in Community

 

 

February Quick Bites serve up free tips on groceries, pruning

Posted 2/3/2018 in Community

Mississippi State University Extension Service Quick Bites program in February include Grocery Shopping 101 and Basic Pruning.

 

A union of brothers: A phone call from Germany sets a meeting in motion -- and 'hearts are glad'

Posted 1/27/2018 in Community

On his 62nd birthday, with one extraordinary phone call, Stephen Carpenter's family doubled in numbers.

Columbus library creates online exhibit on Martin and 'displaced persons' in Lowndes County

Posted 1/27/2018 in Community

The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library's Local History Department (LHD) has processed and created an online exhibit for the Mary A. McClure Hutchinson Martin collection covering 1945-1954.

Family publishes late Columbian's book as loving legacy

Posted 1/27/2018 in Community

A novel by the late Emily Henry Mackin, formerly of Columbus, has been published by her family and is now available for purchase on amazon.com.

Williams named director of development at The W

Posted 1/27/2018 in Community

Mississippi University for Women recently announced Brandy Williams as the director of development.

Town & Tower Prayer Breakfast set for Feb. 8

Posted 1/27/2018 in Community

Lendy Bartlett, minister of community outreach at Columbus Church of Christ, will be the featured speaker at Town & Tower's Prayer Breakfast Thursday, Feb. 8 at 7 a.m. in Pope Banquet Room at Mississippi University for Women.

Get ready to grow: Sign-up is open for Master Gardener training

Posted 1/27/2018 in Community

A new Master Gardener Training course will soon begin in Mississippi county Extension offices.

For creatures great and small: When disasters strike, volunteers stand ready to deploy

Posted 1/20/2018 in Community

Carla Huston was hands-on for eight weeks after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, working alongside others to blunt the devastation to hundreds, if not thousands, of pets and livestock on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

 

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