Grandparents provide a loving, low-cost and flexible alternative to center-based child care for many families across Mississippi.
The Japan Outreach Program at Mississippi State again is sponsoring workshops on Japanese culture.
United Way of Clay County will hold its annual Day of Caring and Campaign Kickoff Luncheon Thursday, Sept. 24.
Dr. Sharon Grace works with animals all the time; it's her profession. So a photograph of a gray tabby cat in the clinical professor's office at Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine may not seem notable.
In July, Reed Hairston had the profound experience of holding the hand of little Elizabeth King while the 3-year-old from Columbus received her weekly chemotherapy treatment at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Would you like to avoid having large fire ant mounds like this one in your yard next spring?
On Friday, Sept.11 a special In Honor and Remembrance ceremony will take place in Columbus.
Frances Hairston is seldom happier than when she is exploring the rural fields, wildflowers and streams of the prairie.
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is seeking volunteers in Lowndes County who would like to be part of the planning committee for the 2016 event.
Joe McKeever of New Orleans has been preaching for more than 50 years. Twelve of those were in the pulpit of First Baptist Church in Columbus.
Meet the cast: Taylor is the hog, whenever chow is involved. Skylar, with her dark, coffee-colored coat and stark white face, boasts a certain theatrical flair. And Chaos, one of the two males, is partial to "cushing" in front of electric fans on hazy summer afternoons.
Mississippi State football fans will attempt the Guinness World Record title for most people ringing cowbells simultaneously during the university's Cowbell Yell event on Sept 10.
The Ina E. Gordy Honors College at Mississippi University for Women will open its fall Forum Series Thursday, Aug. 27, with Dr. Melissa Smith, assistant professor of communication at the university.
The Youth Services Department and the Local History Department of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library announce a collaborative program highlighting the history of the United States through American Girl dolls.
The Columbus Exchange Club received seven national awards at the recent National Exchange Club's 97th annual Convention and 32nd Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Symposium July 30 through Aug. 1 in Columbus, Ohio.
They started out with only a photograph from the 1950s, one that ID'd all the guys by last names. That's what most of them called each other by, last names. No addresses, no first names in many cases, no database to help track the men down. That didn't stop Carl "Buck" Hildreth and Bobby Gale of Columbus from trying to locate former Mississippi Army National Guardsmen of the 31st Division, the "Dixie Division."
Almost anyone who has visited Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle has seen them -- the volunteers.
Main Street Macon presents a seminar on researching family history Thursday, Aug. 20 at 6 p.m.
4. Community Calendar for the week of August 28, 2016 ENTERTAINMENT
5. Black Prairie Blues Festival rocks for 21st year ENTERTAINMENT