Drive down rural roads just over a year from now, and you may pass more than a hundred four-by-four-foot wood pallets covered in hues of reds, blues, oranges, purples and greens mounted on churches, barns and fences across Lowndes County.
The sign was not over-sized or pretentious, but it carried plenty of meaning on a cold Friday January morning in Columbus. "The ACT Center," it read, and for the individuals who for years have walked through the doors of the structure behind it, it represents identity.
Mississippians can ring in the New Year with 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January.
Former State Rep. Tyrone Ellis will be the featured speaker at Mississippi State during the university's 24th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Breakfast.
Mystery and romance will be key ingredients in an entertaining evening of "whodunit" in Starkville Feb. 8. An annual Mystery Theatre Dinner benefiting United Way of North Central Mississippi begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn.
Women seeking to develop improved job and life skills can receive free training through the Christian Women's Job Corps-Golden Triangle (CWJC), which is currently accepting applications for its spring semester.
Golden Triangle counties are gearing up for Martin Luther King Day Jr. Day, annually observed on the third Monday of January.
Not so long ago, Joseph MacGown's studio was the great wide open, the hills, gravel and grass blurring past under the feet of a cross-country athlete.
The Mississippi Balance of State CoC (BoS), a group whose membership includes the majority of homeless service providers in Mississippi, plans to conduct a homeless census -- also known as a Point in Time Count (PIT) -- Jan. 22-26.
Americans in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico suffered through devastating hurricanes this year, and they weren't alone in their desolation -- Hurricanes Irma, Harvey and Maria also caused unparalleled upheaval for wildlife, including bird populations.
The application period for the Mississippi Hills Community Grant Program begins on Jan. 3 and ends on Feb 28.
Michael knows he can do better. The up-and-coming staffer at a local manufacturing firm has an eye on making the management team before long. He's felt flat lately, though -- physically and mentally -- and he thinks he knows why.
The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library's Local History Department (LHD) has processed and digitized the Wylie Coleman Banks Scrapbook covering life in and around Lowndes County from 1911 to 1913.
Efforts by nearly 20 Mississippi State architecture majors are making the Magnolia State's oldest community club more accessible.
The Famous Maroon Band at Mississippi State University is seeking $600,000 in private gifts toward a new synthetic turf field that will enable practice sessions during extreme weather.
As the final note of "Carol of the Bells" faded, those listening at Leadership Plaza in downtown Columbus Wednesday morning showed their appreciation with applause.
Tonight there may not be a creature stirring, but in the days leading up to Christmas, the young and young-at-heart have been active. Excitement has filled the air at parades, tree lightings and special events that lit up smiles and often touched the heart. Enjoy these few moments of the season captured by camera. And don't forget to put out a little something for the reindeer.
While not everyone may find turning 50 so much fun, Belle Fleur Garden Club is making the most of it.
A Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science student is a contest winner in an international competition among high school students of Russian.
On Wednesday, St. Paul's Episcopal Church's Junior Daughters of the King members delivered on multiple service projects they took on this Christmas season.
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