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Marszalek presents Civil War research to New York audiences

Posted 12/17/2016 in Community

A nationally recognized Mississippi State historian joined two other prominent colleagues Tuesday as featured speakers for the New York Historical Society.

 

School news: Christian Hebron School Honor Roll

Posted 12/17/2016 in Community

 

 

School news: Parker, Easley are Provost Scholars

Posted 12/17/2016 in Community

 

 

Gift-giving angst? You really don't have to buy for everyone

Posted 12/17/2016 in Community

The holiday shopping season is in full swing.

 

 

Don't let opinions ruin holiday family peace

Posted 12/17/2016 in Community

On the heels of a heated political season, make family peace a priority during the holidays.

 

A family mystery: A DNA test triggers an unraveling of perceived history -- and opens new doors

Posted 12/10/2016 in Community

Everybody likes a good mystery, but Steve Nelson and his son, Michael, happened into one that upended their lives.

 

Almost 43,000 OCC boxes collected at Columbus center

Posted 12/10/2016 in Community

Volunteers from Columbus and surrounding cities -- making up a multi-county area team -- have collected enough gift-filled shoeboxes to reach more than 42,900 children in need through the Samaritan's Purse project, Operation Christmas Child, but they are not resting on their success.

 

 

Community comes together on MLK events in January

Posted 12/10/2016 in Community

A community collaboration will bring an official commemoration of the Martin Luther King holiday to the Trotter Convention Center Jan. 16, 2017.

 

 

The joy of giving: ways to give with the whole family

Posted 12/10/2016 in Community

Each year, we are teased earlier and earlier of the impending holiday season.

 

Library's Local History Department receives new laptops

Posted 12/10/2016 in Community

The Local History Department (LHD) at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library at 314 Seventh St. N. now has eight new laptops for use by patrons, volunteers, interns and staff.

A couple in Columbus finds that living smaller can yield a big life

Posted 12/3/2016 in Community

Henry David Thoreau may well have planted seeds for the modern tiny house movement when he went "to the woods" to live "deliberately."

 

Local youth cheer team gets bid to national Summit

Posted 12/3/2016 in Community

The Youth Level Two All Star team from GameTime Athletics in Columbus has received a coveted bid to compete at the Varsity All Star D2 Summit in Orlando, Florida, May 12-14, 2017.

 

 

Deck the halls with care this holiday season

Posted 12/3/2016 in Community

Decorated homes and busy kitchens mark the holiday season for many families, but this time of year also brings an increased number of safety hazards.

 

 

Outwit porch pirates and hackers this holiday shopping season

Posted 12/3/2016 in Community

Americans' love affair with online shopping continues to grow, and retailers predict a 7 to 10 percent increase in online sales this holiday season, according to the National Retail Federation.

 

Photos: Learning to be thankful

Posted 11/26/2016 in Community

Lessons in gratitude begin early.

 

MSU Libraries digitize Civil War diaries and letters

Posted 11/26/2016 in Community

Mississippi State University Libraries has made available in its digital collections the Civil War era, first-hand accounts of the Orville Babcock Diaries and Letters of Pvt. Arthur McKinstry.

 

Catching up with Brad Smith: From small-town start to scoring for the big screen ... the really big screen

Posted 11/19/2016 in Community

Brad Smith has authored more than a few chapters in his 48 years.

 

My Book of Lowndes County conducts fall campaign

Posted 11/19/2016 in Community

A fall fundraising campaign underway by My Book of Lowndes County is key to continuing the work of the nonprofit organization based in Columbus.

 

Last blooms of fall offer needed nectar

Posted 11/19/2016 in Community

As fall quickly winds down, gardening experts urge Mississippians not to throw in the trowel just yet.

 

School news: Heritage Academy Honor Roll

Posted 11/19/2016 in Community

 

 

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