"What's in a name?" Shakespeare once posed. But it is a writer of a much later era whose plays, screenplays and short story names inspired a quilting challenge within the Possum Town Quilters guild. For the quilters, the name was everything.
From Maurice Sendak's classic, "In the Night Kitchen," through the Harry Potter series, and all kinds of titles in between, children and teen literature has become a hot topic.
Parents for Public Schools, a national organization founded and headquartered in Jackson, is offering a Parent Engagement Program (PEP) this fall at Plymouth Bluff Center in Columbus for 30 parents and community leaders from the Golden Triangle and Northeast Mississippi area.
Lowndes County area women are invited to grab their hammers and volunteer during Habitat for Humanity's sixth annual National Women Build Week.
Arts in Education grants totaling $4,430 from the Starkville Area Arts Council were awarded to teachers to fund arts related projects.
Have you ever wanted to write or illustrate a children's book, but had no idea how to do it, or even where to start? Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library just might be able to help.
"You've got to anticipate the note." The words are a tactical reminder from Director Cherry Dunn at a recent Columbus Girlchoir practice. But they are also a happy, long-range statement for the choir: They are anticipating plenty of high notes when they sing in New York's Carnegie Hall in May.
Comfortable and inviting. That's what the three kitchens on the 2013 Columbus Girlchoir Tour of Kitchens have in common -- that often elusive quality that makes a space the heart of a home.
Homecoming at Mississippi University for Women promises to be one of the most exciting yet as the university welcomes alumni and guests back with a host of events scheduled for April 18-21.
Junior Auxiliary of Columbus celebrated seven decades of service to children in Lowndes County, and honored the memory of a revered life member, during National Junior Auxiliary Week April 7-13.
Junior Auxiliary of Columbus revealed its 2013 Charity Ball king and queen Saturday at the 63rd annual Ball held at Trotter Convention Center.
Organizers are describing it as a "perfect storm" -- a mighty spring storm of creative art and festivities that will hit West Point Saturday when the West Point/Clay County Arts Council presents the first annual Historic Downtown Art Walk.
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