For dozens of young girls in Chinameca, El Salvador, this Christmas will bring a special gift sent with love from Columbus, Mississippi. It began with a story Tammy Craddock recently heard from a niece who had been on a mission trip abroad more than a year ago
Even without the hustle and bustle of a crowd gathered for the "flip of the switch," Monday's official lighting of the city Christmas tree will deliver its own brand of excitement -- virtually on Facebook Live.
Junior Auxiliary of Columbus is reaching out to graduating high school seniors in Lowndes County, encouraging them to consult with their school guidance counselor about applying for a scholarship from the nonprofit organization.
Giving back is a current focus for the Lowndes County Chapter of the Mississippi State University Alumni Association. Three collection drives will benefit area agencies.
Must. Get. A. Grip. Little artsy crafts are turning my garden into my grandmother's.
Under the direction of Jennifer Beasley, Mississippi Metropolitan Ballet opens its 28th season with the holiday favorite "The Nutcracker."
This past week, we've celebrated Thanksgiving and the "official" start of the holiday season.
By now, plans have been made for how our Thanksgivings will unfold. Just before writing this, I listened to a call-in program on MPB radio as listeners shared how they're adapting this year.
Just the thought of comfort foods is often enough to warm the soul, especially as cool winds blow and temperatures drop.
Dinner in many households means foolproof recipes that families can count on, but those can become bland and boring.
Here we are, counting down the days to one of the most unusual Thanksgivings many have experienced.
As the end of a stressful 2020 nears its end, two free Mississippi State University Extension Services' Quick Bites programs focus on decorating the season and preserving memories.
After 59 years, the annual Country Store Bake Sale at the Stephen D. Lee Home and Museum in Columbus will not take place this year.
I barely survived a potent scorpion this week, in my kitchen which is as experimental as my garden.
This past weekend, I planted the last of my Big Four must-have, cool-season color annuals: violas.
Like many of you, our family plans to scale back this Thanksgiving -- fewer people, much simpler menu, and aiming to do whatever we do outside, assuming Mother Nature is kind.
In what's certain to be a holiday season unlike any other, you can transform your seasonal menu in 20 minutes of prep time or less by incorporating flavorful ingredients that make ordinary dishes extraordinary, ensuring the holidays are as special and memorable as any other year.
If it seems like your grocery store's apple section is more abundant than it has been in the past, you'd be correct.