A rose to the organizers of Thursday's "United Against Hate" interfaith service.
A rose to Mississippi School for Math and Science, which continues to be a shining example of what public school education can be even as its continues to drop for lack of funding.
A rose to organizers, volunteers, vendors, city workers (police/fire/public works) and festival-goers, who combined to make this weekend's Market Street Festival perhaps the best ever.
A rose to business owners and their patrons, especially in Columbus.
A rose to everyone involved in making the 76th Columbus Spring Pilgrimage, which ended Saturday, a success.
A rose to Columbus Ward 1 Councilman Gene Taylor, whose persistence has paid off in repairs at 13 railroad crossing on the Southside.
A rose to the Columbus Falcons and Starkville Yellow Jackets boys' basketball teams for an outstanding season that ended late Saturday when the two teams met for the Class 6-A championship in Jackson.
A rose to the collaborative effort among utility interests to help many of our citizens improve their energy efficiency of their homes.
A rose to everyone who is celebrating Valentine's Day today.
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