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A couple in Columbus finds that living smaller can yield a big life

Posted yesterday in Community

Henry David Thoreau may well have planted seeds for the modern tiny house movement when he went "to the woods" to live "deliberately."

 

Local youth cheer team gets bid to national Summit

Posted yesterday in Community

The Youth Level Two All Star team from GameTime Athletics in Columbus has received a coveted bid to compete at the Varsity All Star D2 Summit in Orlando, Florida, May 12-14, 2017.

 

 

Deck the halls with care this holiday season

Posted yesterday in Community

Decorated homes and busy kitchens mark the holiday season for many families, but this time of year also brings an increased number of safety hazards.

 

 

Outwit porch pirates and hackers this holiday shopping season

Posted yesterday in Community

Americans' love affair with online shopping continues to grow, and retailers predict a 7 to 10 percent increase in online sales this holiday season, according to the National Retail Federation.

 

Photos: Learning to be thankful

Posted 11/26/2016 in Community

Lessons in gratitude begin early.

 

MSU Libraries digitize Civil War diaries and letters

Posted 11/26/2016 in Community

Mississippi State University Libraries has made available in its digital collections the Civil War era, first-hand accounts of the Orville Babcock Diaries and Letters of Pvt. Arthur McKinstry.

 

Catching up with Brad Smith: From small-town start to scoring for the big screen ... the really big screen

Posted 11/19/2016 in Community

Brad Smith has authored more than a few chapters in his 48 years.

 

My Book of Lowndes County conducts fall campaign

Posted 11/19/2016 in Community

A fall fundraising campaign underway by My Book of Lowndes County is key to continuing the work of the nonprofit organization based in Columbus.

 

Last blooms of fall offer needed nectar

Posted 11/19/2016 in Community

As fall quickly winds down, gardening experts urge Mississippians not to throw in the trowel just yet.

 

School news: Heritage Academy Honor Roll

Posted 11/19/2016 in Community

 

Hospice Celebration of Life honors loved ones

Posted 11/19/2016 in Community

A recent Celebration of Life provided a meaningful way for families to remember lost loved ones.

 

$500K available for bicentennial events

Posted 11/19/2016 in Community

Communities or groups hosting events tied to Mississippi's bicentennial celebration next year can receive a grant worth up to $10,000.

 

Insomnia, nightmares, sleepwalking? Help is nearby

Posted 11/13/2016 in Community

Tossing, turning, punching the pillow. Hands on the clock tick inexorably onward, but sleep will not come; the mind refuses to shut down.

Benefit to showcase Null and holiday floral designs

Posted 11/13/2016 in Community

Golden Triangle floral design enthusiasts and holiday hostesses will have an opportunity Sunday, Nov. 20 to watch and learn from internationally-known designer Ralph Null -- and take home decor for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Battle of the Bulge vets seek scholarship donations, honor comrades

Posted 11/13/2016 in Community

For a second year, the Mississippi Chapter 33 of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge are raising funds to provide scholarships to other veterans' descendants.

 

The W offers 50 online self-paced classes for professional development

Posted 11/13/2016 in Community

Teaching with Pizzazz, College and Career Readiness for Math and Active Classroom s are among the 50 online non-credit courses being offered through the Professional Learning Academy at Mississippi University for Women.

 

 

Fundraiser underway for Last House on the Block

Posted 11/13/2016 in Community

The fourth annual fundraiser for The Last House on the Block will be held Wednesday, Nov. 16 at the Last House facility in Columbus.

 

Lacy honored by JA for contributions to women's health

Posted 11/13/2016 in Community

Junior Auxiliary of Columbus annually participates with Girl Scouts of America in celebrating National Stand Beside Her Week.

Campaign trail: This Columbus collector is hooked on political memorabilia

Posted 11/5/2016 in Community

Call him a political junkie, if you will, but Sidney Runnels of Columbus is hooked on campaign collectibles -- those promotional buttons, ribbons, posters, mugs, golf balls, ties and Billy Beer that document, in their own way, the development of the United States as a democracy.

Lowndes County 4-H members show at State Fair

Posted 11/5/2016 in Community

Lowndes County 4-H was well represented at the 2016 Mississippi State Fair held in Jackson on Oct. 6-15 said Extension Agent Reid Nevins.

 

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