Bess Swedenburg's Camp Mayhew has been convening for more than 20 years, proving that the latest Grandma Camp craze is not all that new. This summer, four Lowndes County grandmas created personalized camps for their visiting grandchildren.
The Tabernacle Camp Meeting marks its 186th anniversary July 26 through Aug. 3 with a week of worship, fellowship and play just east of Columbus.
Many children get sick when the school year starts up, and germs may be lurking in an unexpected place: the lunchbox.
A biochemist with 37 years of experience has been named head of Mississippi State University's Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant Pathology.
Invasive nutgrass can't hide from Sarah Sanders. Kneeling beside a wood-framed garden plot Tuesday, she eradicated stray intruders bold enough to show their green faces in a bed of peppers. "Look how easy that came up. I grew up in the Delta, and you can't pull a weed up there -- you've got to dig it out!" she beamed.
The Junior Auxiliary of Columbus presented its Fit and Fabulous Forever project at the Boys and Girls Club in Columbus July 8.
It's one of the greatest inventions of our time, but as the cell phone has developed into the smartphone, it's also one of the greatest distractions, too.
Exercise is important, but knowing how to handle summer's heat while working out could be a life saver.
Columbus is among Mississippi cities designated as having accredited National Main Street Programs, the National Main Street Center and Mississippi Main Street Association announced Wednesday.
Operation Christmas Child Regional Manager Shelli Wisard of Atlanta will be in Columbus Saturday, July 19 to share experiences she had on a recent trip to distribute OCC shoeboxes in the Philippines.
On Tuesday, July 8 Michael Farris Smith's gripping 2011 novella, "The Hands of Strangers," will experience its second release -- this time by Simon & Schuster, in ebook form.
Sara Gallman lives in Caledonia at the end of a winding gravel drive, and next to a field of beautiful corn growing tall and straight. She goes to work every weekday at the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park at Mississippi State University, then comes home to her husband, Tony, and three lively children -- JW, Michael and Katie Beth. A "typical" mom, doing what millions of other moms do.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle and the Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation have made donations to two organizations to help Mississippians affected by recent spring storms, especially those living in Tupelo, Columbus and Louisville.
Mississippi University for Women will be one of six entities to host Volunteer Mississippi information sessions to discuss the availability of monies to support local national service programs and opportunities to access national service resources.
Fifty stars, 13 stripes. Together, they can rally a nation and bring strong men to tears. They can be taken for granted and even abused. But everything the American flag stands for is indelibly written in time, by great and ordinary people.
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