Take a drive down Old West Point Road in western Lowndes County this Christmas, and chances are you'll slow down for a good look, too.
Are we having fun yet? Of course we are. It's eight days 'til Christmas and I don't have a tree up yet. What I do have are some ideas for appetizers.
Dr. James W. Hunt would just as soon the spotlight shine on someone else.
Ever since the PBS Masterpiece series "Downton Abbey" first aired in 2010, many Americans have been fascinated by the fortunes -- and misfortunes -- of the fictional Crawley family and their servant staff.
As early December's rush of holiday parades, TV specials, tree lightings and parties recedes and the 25th nears, for many the focus becomes more reflective.
The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library invites the community to enter a winter wonderland of decorated trees.
In the world of food editors and the like, there's an anticipated unveiling we look forward to every year about this time -- the Associated Press holiday cookie package.
What stands about 7 inches high, sees the world through little button eyes and will soon travel thousands of miles around the globe?
What would it be like to step back in time, all the way back to the first Christmas
"To me, Wassail Fest is one of the best things Columbus has," said Kim Bennett, in the middle of decorating The Southern for one of the city's premier holiday events.
There is sure to be some wide-eyed wonder in West Point Dec. 2 when the Kansas City Southern Railway's Holiday Express makes a Golden Triangle stop at the Sam Wilhite Transportation Museum.
On Friday morning, a room full of 3- and 4-year-olds made a Thanksgiving memory. Dressed as pilgrims or Native Americans, they sang for parents, grandparents and other family members at the First United Methodist Church Early Learning Center in Columbus.
Martha Jo Mims always knows where she will be the Tuesday night before Thanksgiving -- with friends and neighbors, giving thanks.
An annual holiday festivity in Columbus takes on a new look this season.
"Do you have a chocolate pie for us?"
Lucy Phillips tends to hear that question a lot from one or the other of her six grandchildren, or their parents.
Patrick Singley is a go-getter. His wife, Leslie, says so.
For 13 years now, the Good Samaritan Medical Clinic in Columbus has quietly and faithfully helped the working uninsured.
It's that time of year again. No, we're not talking about the holidays. It's Operation Christmas Child time.
Columbus High School alumna Lashonda McLeod is a diplomat, currently representing the United States in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
There's a certain communal beauty in a potluck meal.
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