Standing desks aren't exactly a new idea. Leonardo Da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin, authors Ernest Hemingway and Virginia Woolf, and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld used them.
The community is invited to join the Boys & Girls Club of Lowndes County and the Afterschool Alliance Friday, March 11 to celebrate the importance of afterschool programs.
Individuals who are looking to make healthier food choices and learn more about food labels will get to participate in a personalized grocery store tour offered through Mississippi University for Women's Passport to Wellness program.
Mississippi University for Women will host the Diane Legan Howard Art History Lecture Series, featuring Dr. Wendy Marie Castenell, associate professor of African American Art at The University of Alabama, Tuesday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m.
Columbus native Margaret Ellis Koostra (Beth) received the National DAR's highest honor in Historic Preservation at Mississippi DAR's Conference in Jackson Feb. 18.
Dispatch photographer Luisa Porter took her Nikon D750 camera to the Rotary Classic Rodeo held Feb. 12-13 at the Mississippi Horse Park.
More than 15,000 photographic negatives and prints taken by Columbus photographer Carl Brown were recently donated to the Local History Department at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.
On Thursday, Feb. 25, Mississippi University for Women's Gordy Honors College Forum Series welcomes Kelby Ouchley, Louisiana public radio host, author and a leader in the Mollicy Farms floodplain reconnection project.
Nominations are being accepted for the inaugural Women of Distinction luncheon honoring women from the Golden Triangle area and benefitting Girl Scouts Heart of the South.
Thomas Nawrocki and his wife, Susan Nawrocki, of Columbus currently have a variety of their art pieces accepted in national art competitions.
Mississippi University for Women's Office of Campus Recreation wants to know "How Do You Rec?" as part of its National Recreation Day Mon., Feb. 22.
The 4-County Foundation met recently and made awards to several area organizations.
Today is Valentine's Day. Sweethearts are showing each other how much they care. Teens have composed love tweets and given each other gigantic stuffed animals. Children have tucked "Star Wars" and "Frozen" Valentines in classmates' desks and gorged on suckers, candy hearts and cupcakes. This celebration of Cupid isn't so happy for everyone, though.
Junior Auxiliary of Columbus will open the sale of tickets for the 66th annual Charity Ball on Thursday, Feb. 18 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Junior Auxiliary Hut at 1000 Park Circle.
This year will mark the 30th anniversary of Edwina Williams' embodiment of the beloved character Mother Goose with the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.
A house of worship is typically a place of respite. For parents of children with special needs, however, a Sunday at church is often another day of work and worry.
Palmer Home invites the Golden Triangle community to the fourth annual Southern Soiree at The Stables in Starkville Saturday, Feb. 13 for an evening of fine cuisine, live music and a silent auction benefitting the ministries of Palmer Home for Children.
Mississippi University for Women professor Dr. Kim Whitehead and student Brianna Warner were recognized at the Higher Education Appreciation Day, Working for Academic Excellence (HEADWAE) Feb. 2.