It's that time of year again. No, we're not talking about the holidays. It's Operation Christmas Child time.
The coaches of two of the top college football programs in the nation have joined the chorus of supporters for the Special Olympics Mississippi Unified Egg Bowl.
Columbus High School alumna Lashonda McLeod is a diplomat, currently representing the United States in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
When Columbus native Amber Shoffner's younger brother Jacob received cochlear implants and began speech therapy nine years ago, she was inspired to pursue speech-language pathology as a career.
"The monster was eating all the animals ... so coyote devised a plan," said Andre Ray, relating a Native American legend about the origins of the Nez Perce tribe in the Pacific Northwest.
Holiday fever is building. One sure sign is the annual Hitching Lot Holiday Market set for Saturday, Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to noon.
The Columbus-based Rebecca's Rooms is putting final touches on the "I Am Me" beauty and beau pageant celebrating special needs children and adults Nov. 15.
The focus is on hand-crafted and charity when it comes to the annual Christmas Handworks Bazaar in Starkville.
The Columbus Arts Council (CAC) has been awarded a $10,000 Engagement grant from the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA).
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