One of Lowndes County's ardent proponents of early childhood literacy has a new name: First Book in Columbus is now My Book.
Students from East Mississippi Community College's Business and Marketing Technology program took what their instructor, Dr. Joshua Carroll, calls an "epic trip" a few weeks ago.
You know the feeling. It's rush hour and you're sitting in the parking lot that the main highway in town has become, or waiting at the world's longest red light. There are cars everywhere.
Every little girl about to turn 8 years old wants presents for her birthday, right? Well, not necessarily.
Necessity is the mother of invention, we're often told.
Six pieces for organ will appear on the first program of the Martha Claire Kennedy Fitzner Concert Series at St. Paul's Episcopal Church on Oct. 18.
Facing an unplanned pregnancy can be a frightening experience.
On Thursday, Oct. 8 Dr. Daphne Chamberlain will present "'Full-Fledged Agitators': Youth Protest in Civil Rights-Era Mississippi" as part of the Ina E. Gordy Honors College Forum Series at Mississippi University for Women.
Area high school students look to add to their mathematics skills at the Sonya Kovalevsky High School Mathematics Day on the campus of Mississippi University for Women, Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Parkinson Hall.
The executive vice president and provost of the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon, has been named head of the Mississippi State University Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion.
More than 20 million people in the United States are recovering from drug or alcohol addiction. There are 3 million people living in the state of Mississippi.
The Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library and Mississippi University for Women join forces on Sept. 30 to preview MUW's upcoming Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium.
Commemorating the National DAR Day of Service, the local chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host two public events Oct. 11 at Mississippi University for Women's Plymouth Bluff Environmental Center.
The public is invited to join staff from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History for the workshop "Discovering Columbus: Exploring Your Local History Resources" on Thursday, Oct. 15 at 9:30 a.m. at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library, 314 Seventh St. N.
The sound is unlike anything coming out of a standard six-string guitar on low-lit, smoky Saturday nights. It's something more primitive and gritty, sometimes plaintive, sometimes giddy. The songs of a cigar box guitar are music to the ears of Jeremy Klutts in West Point.
3. Community Calendar for the week of February 19, 2017 ENTERTAINMENT