As summer fades and social media announces how many weeks remaining until Dec. 25, thoughts begin turning to Operation Christmas Child (OCC).
Only a few years ago, Sandra Corbett couldn't sew a straight line. Now every stitch she makes comes from the heart. Corbett helps transform donated wedding, prom and formal dresses into "angel" gowns.
Hellen Polk of Starkville spent the days just before July 4 last month immersed in patriotism in Washington, D.C.
For women who are unemployed or underemployed, Christian Women's Job Corps (CWJC) offers a path to improved job and life skills.
Lily Dunn is planning it all out -- the '50s greaser-look costumes she and her friends are thinking about for Saturday at Trotter Convention Center. The 15-year-old from New Hope thinks she'll go as a roller skating waitress.
Sixty-two years after Aaron Harcrow Sr. served his last day in the United States Army, the 84-year-old received four medals for his honorable service.
Blues musician Big Joe Shelton of Macon has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC).
Before long, Katy Simpson Smith will travel to Rome, a land of ancient cultures, divine art and inspiration.
Visiting authors, panel discussions, book signings, booksellers, live music, tours, food and more promise to make the third annual Mississippi Book Festival Saturday, Aug. 19 a book lover's playground.
Erik Studdard scrabbled around in the drawer of a plastic storage bin. It's a repository for superheroes, warriors and villains, even a fierce black steed, nostrils flared.
Mississippi's bicentennial is the theme of a postcard project organized by the Columbus Arts Council.
Oil paintings by noted Mississippi artist Lee Gibson are not the only focus of an art show and sale from 4-7 p.m. Saturday at Ole Homestead, the Columbus home of Rufus and Karen Ward at 302 College St.
"Hanging out" ... "video games" ... "seeing friends" -- that's how some local teenagers say they probably would have spent the past couple of months if the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Golden Triangle had not offered a very different experience.
It's possible money can buy happiness after all.
As the calendar turns to August and school bells, Quick Bites programs offered through the Mississippi State University Extension Service once again are geared toward providing useful information on a variety to topics.
Farmers' market fans are accustomed to seeking out fresh tomatoes, corn, cucumbers, peas and peaches, but community markets often offer our palates an adventure outside the proverbial box as well.
When sleep eludes, many turn to sound to bring on a good night's rest -- the gurgling brooks, ocean waves and white noise of a sound machine, the whir of an electric fan or maybe a dose of Coldplay or Ed Sheeran. But woodworking videos? Not so common.
Carole Sorenson is a respected church musician, but for three summers now she's gotten to channel a different music genre altogether.
July's brutal heat indices have intensified focus on the annual summer fan drive organized by Helping Hands and United Way of Lowndes County.
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