Everybody likes a good mystery, but Steve Nelson and his son, Michael, happened into one that upended their lives.
Volunteers from Columbus and surrounding cities -- making up a multi-county area team -- have collected enough gift-filled shoeboxes to reach more than 42,900 children in need through the Samaritan's Purse project, Operation Christmas Child, but they are not resting on their success.
A community collaboration will bring an official commemoration of the Martin Luther King holiday to the Trotter Convention Center Jan. 16, 2017.
Each year, we are teased earlier and earlier of the impending holiday season.
The Local History Department (LHD) at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library at 314 Seventh St. N. now has eight new laptops for use by patrons, volunteers, interns and staff.
Henry David Thoreau may well have planted seeds for the modern tiny house movement when he went "to the woods" to live "deliberately."
The Youth Level Two All Star team from GameTime Athletics in Columbus has received a coveted bid to compete at the Varsity All Star D2 Summit in Orlando, Florida, May 12-14, 2017.
Decorated homes and busy kitchens mark the holiday season for many families, but this time of year also brings an increased number of safety hazards.
Americans' love affair with online shopping continues to grow, and retailers predict a 7 to 10 percent increase in online sales this holiday season, according to the National Retail Federation.
Lessons in gratitude begin early.
Mississippi State University Libraries has made available in its digital collections the Civil War era, first-hand accounts of the Orville Babcock Diaries and Letters of Pvt. Arthur McKinstry.
Brad Smith has authored more than a few chapters in his 48 years.
A fall fundraising campaign underway by My Book of Lowndes County is key to continuing the work of the nonprofit organization based in Columbus.
As fall quickly winds down, gardening experts urge Mississippians not to throw in the trowel just yet.
A recent Celebration of Life provided a meaningful way for families to remember lost loved ones.
Communities or groups hosting events tied to Mississippi's bicentennial celebration next year can receive a grant worth up to $10,000.
Tossing, turning, punching the pillow. Hands on the clock tick inexorably onward, but sleep will not come; the mind refuses to shut down.
Golden Triangle floral design enthusiasts and holiday hostesses will have an opportunity Sunday, Nov. 20 to watch and learn from internationally-known designer Ralph Null -- and take home decor for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
For a second year, the Mississippi Chapter 33 of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge are raising funds to provide scholarships to other veterans' descendants.
4. Community Calendar for the week of February 19, 2017 ENTERTAINMENT