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Mississippi Hills has $50K available for education grants

Posted 4/17/2016 in Community

An additional Mississippi Hills grant round with $50,000 available will be conducted between May 1 and June 30 for education grants only.

 

Finding the roots of Prairie Hill: A member of a rural church looks for the congregation's origins in history

Posted 4/9/2016 in Community

Samson Edmond is trying to track down the origins of his church.

 

Planning in full swing for Lowndes Relay for Life April 30

Posted 4/9/2016 in Community

Lowndes County's Relay for Life event in Columbus hopes to fill the Columbus Soccer Complex with an "army of purple" on Saturday, April 30. From 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., cancer survivors, caregivers and the wider community will celebrate what has been overcome, remember those lost to the disease and honor people who have fought or are fighting cancer.

 

Columbus students take on ambitious project: 'Aida'

Posted 4/9/2016 in Community

For the first time, Columbus Middle School and Columbus High School come together to mount a theatrical production for the community. More than 40 young people in sixth through 11th grades will present Elton John's and Tim Rice's "Aida: School Edition" Thursday and Friday, April 14 and 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Middle School auditorium.

 

Mississippi and local library celebrate National Library Week

Posted 4/9/2016 in Community

Libraries Transform" is the theme of National Library Week April 10-16. The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System (CLPL) joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating this week highlighting the changing role of libraries, librarians and library workers.

 

 

Top five tips to shop safely online

Posted 4/2/2016 in Community

While a good bargain is always thrilling, safety is the most important thing to consider when shopping online.

 

 

MSU Extension offers lead, healthy homes training

Posted 4/2/2016 in Community

Good health begins at home, and Mississippians can learn more about hidden dangers lurking in their household environments through workshops available from the Mississippi State University Extension Service.

 

 

Columbus Wellness Day set for Saturday

Posted 4/2/2016 in Community

A Columbus Wellness Day will be held Saturday, April 9 from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle Outpatient Pavilion.

 

MSU's Funderburk named recipient of high honor by SEC

Posted 4/2/2016 in Community

Recipients of the 2016 SEC Faculty Achievement Awards were announced by the Southeastern Conference office on Wednesday.

Girlchoir 'Riverside Tour of Homes' highlights old and new

Posted 4/2/2016 in Community

In a city known for its architectural styles, the Columbus Girlchoir presents "A Riverside Tour of Homes" Saturday, April 9 from 10 a.m. until noon.

2016 Junior Auxiliary King and Queen introduced

Posted 4/2/2016 in Community

The introduction of the Junior Auxiliary of Columbus 2016 Charity Ball king and queen Saturday evening brought cheers from a capacity crowd at Trotter Convention Center.

Splinter, the art: An old house, willing hands -- artists, community collaborate to open exhibit Thursday

Posted 3/26/2016 in Community

Only five months ago, the aging white house at the corner of Third Avenue North and 14th Street in Columbus stood empty and silent.

Launch party set for Dunkelberg's latest poetry collection

Posted 3/26/2016 in Community

An official book launch to celebrate the release of Dr. Kendall Dunkelberg's third poetry collection will be held Tuesday, March 29 from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Puckett House on the Mississippi University for Women campus.

 

Naturalization ceremony planned for April 1 at The Mill at MSU

Posted 3/26/2016 in Community

New citizens from around the globe will be officially sworn in as United States citizens at The Mill at Mississippi State University on April 1 at 11 a.m. in the facility's ballroom.

 

A sacred space: An unexpected discovery becomes a special Pilgrimage tour stop

Posted 3/19/2016 in Community

Grayce and Dewitt Hicks never set out to acquire a chapel.

Local DAR chapter has Good Citizen state winner

Posted 3/19/2016 in Community

The Bernard Romans Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Columbus celebrated its 2016 Good Citizen State winner, Joy Carino, as she was honored at the State Conference in Jackson in February.

 

'United We Read' project returns for third year

Posted 3/19/2016 in Community

 

 

Military brief: B. Jones graduates

Posted 3/19/2016 in Community

 

 

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