On his 62nd birthday, with one extraordinary phone call, Stephen Carpenter's family doubled in numbers.
The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library's Local History Department (LHD) has processed and created an online exhibit for the Mary A. McClure Hutchinson Martin collection covering 1945-1954.
A novel by the late Emily Henry Mackin, formerly of Columbus, has been published by her family and is now available for purchase on amazon.com.
Mississippi University for Women recently announced Brandy Williams as the director of development.
Lendy Bartlett, minister of community outreach at Columbus Church of Christ, will be the featured speaker at Town & Tower's Prayer Breakfast Thursday, Feb. 8 at 7 a.m. in Pope Banquet Room at Mississippi University for Women.
A new Master Gardener Training course will soon begin in Mississippi county Extension offices.
Carla Huston was hands-on for eight weeks after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, working alongside others to blunt the devastation to hundreds, if not thousands, of pets and livestock on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Mississippi State's band staff again is inviting university students and employees, as well as Golden Triangle residents with previous band experience, to participate in the Starkville-MSU Community Band.
"One of the most anticipated books of the fall." So proclaimed a recent review in New York-based Publishers Weekly about a two-volume set edited over recent years by Robert M. West, an associate professor of English at Mississippi State University.
Most people who enjoy nature and being outdoors are careful to avoid littering -- not only because it is unsightly, but also because it can harm natural resources.
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.