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.
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.
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.
Marvelous masks are in fashion for the Columbus Arts Council's 34th annual gala and auction at Trotter Convention Center Friday, Feb. 16.
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.
Mississippi State University Extension Service Quick Bites program in February include Grocery Shopping 101 and Basic Pruning.
On his 62nd birthday, with one extraordinary phone call, Stephen Carpenter's family doubled in numbers.
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.
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.
Mississippi University for Women recently announced Brandy Williams as the director of development.
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.
A new Master Gardener Training course will soon begin in Mississippi county Extension offices.
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.