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.
The city of Columbus bustled with activity in early 1861.
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."
The corridors of Heritage Academy in Columbus seem a bit different this semester.
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).
A groundbreaking energy efficient program for homeowners is making life better for those eligible in the 4-County Electric Power Association service area.
Beginning in September, Mississippi University for Women will launch a year-long commemoration of the 50th anniversary of its desegregation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mississippi University for Women's fall Gordy Honors College Forum Series will focus on fostering constructive civic dialogue about national issues during this contentious election season.
Online and print versions of a new publication covering Mississippi's public schools now are available statewide. "School Focus" recently was created to highlight accomplishments of teachers and students and will be published each fall and spring for educators, government officials and others working to advance K-12 education.
West Point's annual Prairie Arts Festival Fine Arts Competition traditionally attracts some of the South's many talented artists. The 2016 event Sept. 3 will be no exception, organizers say. More than 25 applications have already been accepted, and additional entries are expected, according to Kathy Dyess of the West Point-Clay County Arts Festival which sponsors the Fine Arts competition.
If Neely Tucker had to describe himself in five words or less, "Mississippi" and "Mississippi State" would be among them.
The Columbus Rotary Club will hold its second annual "Shots Felt Around the World" shooting competition Saturday, Aug. 27 at Prairie Wildlife in Clay County.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of Edwina Williams' role as Mother Goose with the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.
Six years ago, Brenda Anderson was holding down a steady job, waking early to breakfast before joining the stream of humanity that works hard for what it has, loves family, abides by the rules and trusts that life will be gentle in return.
Charles H. "Chip" Templeton Jr. is the new director of the Small Business Development Center at Mississippi State.