Before television annexed the American landscape, many an early-20th century family passed evenings crowded around the home radio set. The "talking telegram" opened windows on a wider world.
Veteran tourism professional Craig Ray will take over as Visit Mississippi director at the Mississippi Development Authority. Ray was appointed to the position by MDA Executive Director Glenn McCullough Jr.
Seven artworks from a longtime Mississippi State University faculty member are being recognized nationally.
Artisans come in all forms and guises. Genuine artisans, however, have at least one characteristic in common -- a passion in the veins for what they do. That could describe Ed Sanders.
Many in Columbus still recall the curious sight in 1972. The C&G Railway steam locomotive No. 178 had escaped the scrapper's torch and, along with the rolling stock accompanying her, made a slow, painstaking journey eastward on Highway 182 to Propst Park.
Mississippi State University Police is offering a new service that will provide a quick and simple means for the general pulic, faculty, staff and students to communicate with the department via text message in non-emergency situations.
A Mississippi State senior is happy to be a help to freshmen trying to learn their way around campus with a unique resource.
Considering the superior flavor of fresh-picked vegetables and the choices you get when you grow your own, it's a wonder that more people don't have vegetable gardens.
Some older couples who want social recognition for their love relationships are exchanging rings, throwing parties and holding wedding-type ceremonies, but they're stopping short of getting legally married to avoid complications with retirement funds, property and grown children.
Alexis and John Roulette don't have to look far to remember the love that friends and relatives showered upon them on their wedding day. The 7-foot-long surfboard mounted above their living room couch says it all.
Rising high school senior Reed Hairston of Columbus will represent Lowndes County at the state's Distinguished Young Women program in Meridian July 14-16.
The Culinary Arts Institute at Mississippi University for Women has announced classes available to the community that require no MUW enrollment.
There was a time when the hallmark of Columbus and towns like it were family-owned businesses, passed on from one generation to the next. Sons and daughters often followed fathers into trade as naturally as summer gives way to autumn.
A Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science teacher from Columbus is among 12 U.S. educators chosen to study in Russia this summer under a Fulbright-Hays grant.
In response to oppressive temperatures, United Way of Lowndes County and Helping Hands are teaming up for a seventh annual summer fan drive.
Although many people have a built-in aversion to them, spiders rank as one of the gardener's best tools for biological pest control.
Succulents are showing up everywhere in the world of weddings, from bouquets and boutonnieres to centerpieces and even take-home favors.
Andie Potamkin Blackmore's approach to life is creative and non-traditional, so why should her wedding "gown" have been any different?
3. Community Calendar for the week of August 28, 2016 ENTERTAINMENT
5. Out There for the week of August 28, 2016 ENTERTAINMENT