If young Marie-Grace Gardner had lived in Columbus in 1853, she would have gone to school at Franklin Academy, Mississippi's first free public school.
The Gordy Honors College's Forum Series opens Thursday, Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. at Nissan Auditorium in Parkinson Hall on the Mississippi University for Women campus.
The president of Mississippi Valley State University will be keynote speaker Monday for Mississippi State's 21st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Breakfast.
The serenity and symmetry of rural American landscapes are the central theme of "Barns," the Starkville Area Arts Council's current exhibit at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership.
AT&T Mississippi donated $10,000 to East Mississippi Community College in December in honor of State Rep. Jeff Smith, EMCC 2014 Alumnus of the Year, and his efforts to improve economic development in the Golden Triangle and Mississippi.
An intriguing image created by a senior Mississippi State art major is among those that will be on display Feb. 4-28 at the SohoPhoto Gallery in New York City.
Chad Anderson has a clear memory of one of his early drawings -- a "graphic struggle," he once called it. He may not have been even 5 years old, growing up in Starkville.
To introduce four documentaries with new footage illustrating the history of civil rights in America, the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library will host a series of discussion forums and scholarly presentations.
Many have noticed landscape projects around Columbus that have had the hand of the Lowndes County Master Gardener volunteers placed on them - like the landscape at the downtown post office, or even the front beds to the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.
Thornton Wilder's 1927 novel "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" opens on a scorching noon, high above a cavernous gorge near Lima, Peru.
Residents of Mississippi can ring in the New Year with 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January.
2. Community Calendar for the week of January 15, 2017 ENTERTAINMENT