Frances Hairston is seldom happier than when she is exploring the rural fields, wildflowers and streams of the prairie.
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is seeking volunteers in Lowndes County who would like to be part of the planning committee for the 2016 event.
Joe McKeever of New Orleans has been preaching for more than 50 years. Twelve of those were in the pulpit of First Baptist Church in Columbus.
Meet the cast: Taylor is the hog, whenever chow is involved. Skylar, with her dark, coffee-colored coat and stark white face, boasts a certain theatrical flair. And Chaos, one of the two males, is partial to "cushing" in front of electric fans on hazy summer afternoons.
Mississippi State football fans will attempt the Guinness World Record title for most people ringing cowbells simultaneously during the university's Cowbell Yell event on Sept 10.
The Ina E. Gordy Honors College at Mississippi University for Women will open its fall Forum Series Thursday, Aug. 27, with Dr. Melissa Smith, assistant professor of communication at the university.
The Youth Services Department and the Local History Department of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library announce a collaborative program highlighting the history of the United States through American Girl dolls.
The Columbus Exchange Club received seven national awards at the recent National Exchange Club's 97th annual Convention and 32nd Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Symposium July 30 through Aug. 1 in Columbus, Ohio.
They started out with only a photograph from the 1950s, one that ID'd all the guys by last names. That's what most of them called each other by, last names. No addresses, no first names in many cases, no database to help track the men down. That didn't stop Carl "Buck" Hildreth and Bobby Gale of Columbus from trying to locate former Mississippi Army National Guardsmen of the 31st Division, the "Dixie Division."
Almost anyone who has visited Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle has seen them -- the volunteers.
Main Street Macon presents a seminar on researching family history Thursday, Aug. 20 at 6 p.m.
Rare portraits and photographs of three U.S. presidents are part of a special free display that recently opened at Mississippi State's Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library.
United Way of Clay County and North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point will partner to sponsor a Day of Caring Sept. 24.
Second chances are taking root in a modest gray building on Military Road in Columbus. The peeling, faded paint is gone. Choking weeds are a thing of the past. The roof leaks no more. This building is experiencing a rebirth. It's what the hands and hearts behind SILO Inc. hope for every former inmate who walks through the doors.
Richelle Lenoir came to Mississippi University for Women to become a pianist, but that was until her voice was discovered.
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3. CCT youth: Come on in, meet 'Mississippi Characters' ENTERTAINMENT