The Lowndes County Prevention Partnership is out to help teens understand just how costly and devastating alcohol and drug abuse can be.
It only takes a few minutes' conversation with Sharon McConnell Dickerson, even on the phone, to suspect that she is an extraordinary soul.
In just a few days, an enormous flock of ducks will hit the water at the Columbus Riverwalk. But these benign birds are of the rubber duck variety, and in town for a worthy cause.
When Alice Stallworth Lancaster of Columbus was a young girl writing reports for school, her mother frequently encouraged her to use a particular family ancestor as her subject.
Approximately 85 scholars will attend Mississippi Governor's School (MGS) at Mississippi University for Women June 1-20.