There was a time when the hallmark of Columbus and towns like it were family-owned businesses, passed on from one generation to the next. Sons and daughters often followed fathers into trade as naturally as summer gives way to autumn.
A Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science teacher from Columbus is among 12 U.S. educators chosen to study in Russia this summer under a Fulbright-Hays grant.
In response to oppressive temperatures, United Way of Lowndes County and Helping Hands are teaming up for a seventh annual summer fan drive.
Although many people have a built-in aversion to them, spiders rank as one of the gardener's best tools for biological pest control.
Succulents are showing up everywhere in the world of weddings, from bouquets and boutonnieres to centerpieces and even take-home favors.
Andie Potamkin Blackmore's approach to life is creative and non-traditional, so why should her wedding "gown" have been any different?
Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum recently has been named to the Feed the Future Evaluation Oversight Committee to help oversee the global performance evaluation of the U.S. government's global hunger and food security initiative.
Going through Bess Daniels' north Columbus apartment is like a who's who of African-American history and art. The Georgia native moved to Columbus two months ago and has already filled her new home with art works from around the world, many of which demonstrate her love of world culture and black history.
Once you decide on an "unplugged wedding," you have to get the word out.
Heavy infestations of evergreen bagworms can cause serious damage to Leyland cypress and other non-pine needle-bearing evergreens like junipers and cedars, and bagworms sometimes damage Indian hawthorn.
Boating in the summertime can seem like the perfect way to escape the heat, but it is important for everyone enjoying outdoor activities to be aware of sun safety.
The odds of finding a big rig trucker who has a fascination with dainty hummingbirds may be fairly slim, but Ollie Hollis of Columbus fills the bill.
Betty Thornbrough modestly insists she has no green thumb. The blooming display of orchids in her office at First United Methodist Church, however, begs to differ.
The Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum's SuperUse Pavilion, a part of the museum's rain garden program that has benefitted from the efforts of more than 100 Mississippi State undergraduate and graduate-level students, recently has been selected for exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City.
Never straighten a picture hanging lopsided on the wall, or put right a crooked lampshade. It might cost your life. A.J. Price, 94, still remembers that caution about booby-traps to soldiers tasked with search or evacuation of houses near the front lines. It was World War II, and he was serving in the 63rd Infantry Division. He was "one of the lucky ones" who made it back home, he says. Too many did not.
Mississippi University for Women and Mississippi State University alumna Dr. Selena Nawrocki has won a Special Merit Award for her artwork in the Sixth Annual CityScapes Art Competition, Light Space and Time Online Gallery.