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Drones 101: So you want to fly a drone. What next?

Posted 9/24/2016 in Community

There was a time when the word "drone" had a lot more to do with bees than with multi-rotored flying robots.

 

'Glo' event will light up night for recovery

Posted 9/24/2016 in Community

September is National Recovery Month and two residential treatment centers in Columbus are partnering for the first time to "bring recovery to light."

 

Celebrity judge among Prevention Roll Out highlights

Posted 9/24/2016 in Community

Community Counseling Services' Prevention Program will kick off the Prevention Roll Out Campaign Sept. 30-Oct. 1 with inspirational speakers and free family activities.

History hunt: A long search into the past brings a headstone to an 'unknown' soldier

Posted 9/17/2016 in Community

On a heat-smitten day 154 years after he died, Hugh Washington Ivy at last received a headstone.

 

Researching family? Library to offer genealogy, history programs in Oct.

Posted 9/17/2016 in Community

 

DAR chapters to celebrate annual Constitution Week

Posted 9/17/2016 in Community

Area chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution are joining with chapters throughout the state of Mississippi to celebrate Constitution Week Sept. 17-23.

 

School news: Ray attends national forum

Posted 9/10/2016 in Community

 

Author, lawyer to speak about new book on presidents at MSU

Posted 9/10/2016 in Community

Talmage Boston, a prominent Texas attorney and historian, will be the featured speaker Thursday, Sept. 15 for a special fall-semester event at Mississippi State.

 

WoodmenLife to honor first responders in ceremony today

Posted 9/10/2016 in Community

At 2 p.m. today, WoodmenLife Chapter 54 will participate in a 2 p.m. "In Honor and Remembrance" ceremony at the Piney Grove UM Church, 102 Fernbank Road, in Steens. The public is invited.

 

Author to share insight on the 10th Mississippi Infantry

Posted 9/10/2016 in Community

The city of Columbus bustled with activity in early 1861.

Nurtured by nature: A morning in the woods fuels mind, body and soul

Posted 9/3/2016 in Community

Growing up, Toby Gray always wanted to be "that guy." The one who seemed to know what he was looking at while on open-air walks, the seer who could identify trees and plants, who knew "you can eat this and you can't eat that."

School community says 'Thanks, Mr. Charlie' for 42 memorable years

Posted 9/3/2016 in Community

The corridors of Heritage Academy in Columbus seem a bit different this semester.

Mental health agency given building: future of services bright

Posted 9/3/2016 in Community

After months of discussion, The ARC of Clay County has chosen to give the Catherine Bryan School in West Point to Community Counseling Services (CCS).

 

Military brief: Heffernan graduates

Posted 9/3/2016 in Community

 

4-County's new energy efficiency program is extreme

Posted 9/3/2016 in Community

A groundbreaking energy efficient program for homeowners is making life better for those eligible in the 4-County Electric Power Association service area.

 

The W to commemorate 50th anniversary of desegregation

Posted 9/3/2016 in Community

Beginning in September, Mississippi University for Women will launch a year-long commemoration of the 50th anniversary of its desegregation.

 

Hazard Lecture Series to celebrate 25th anniversary

Posted 9/3/2016 in Community

For the past quarter century, the annual Hazard Lecture Series has offered the Golden Triangle opportunities to explore the worlds of history, artistic expression and science and medicine.

15th annual Tribute brings Tennessee Williams' unseen characters into the light

Posted 8/27/2016 in Community

When Tennessee Williams' play "The Glass Menagerie" premiered in Chicago in 1944, it catapulted the Columbus-born playwright from relative obscurity to fame. It also introduced the world to the Wingfield family, Amanda, Tom and Laura -- a faded Southern belle of a mother, her restless son and shy, sensitive daughter.

 

MSU, MUW rank top in state for grads' average starting salaries

Posted 8/27/2016 in Community

Golden Triangle institutions of higher learning rank high in 2016 analyses by SmartAsset, a financial technology company. Mississippi State University and Mississippi University for Women are ranked first and second in the state for graduates' average starting salaries.

 

 

MSC announces Christmas (yes, Christmas!) parade theme

Posted 8/27/2016 in Community

August has not yet made an exit, but believe it or not, it's not too early to make plans for the Columbus Christmas Parade, says Main Street Columbus.

 

 

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