In the spring of 2017, Ethan Stone surprised his father with, "Dad, teach me about the bees."
Ethan, now 13, may not have realized quite what he was in for.
Elvis -- or at least the festive spirit of Elvis -- will be in the building Friday night.
A near-20-month rehabilitation project of Columbus' historic City Hall earned a Mississippi Heritage Award for Restoration at a ceremony in Ocean Springs June 7.
As maintenance manager at a Columbus plant, Chris Allen tackles some pretty big jobs. At home, however, he's into the smaller things of life. Really small.
Tom Kennedy leans over and lifts a ledger from a stack of them on his coffee table. There are five in all. The 83-year-old opens the worn, green covers of the book he holds, and there they are -- the miles he's run, meticulously recorded in line after line, number after number.
Alison Buehler of Starkville once heard a speaker at a conference say, "If you know a good path somewhere, it's your obligation to share it."
What began in Caledonia as an effort to decorate the countryside with barn quilts on old barns, churches and other structures has crossed into city limits to brighten downtown Columbus.
More than a decade after it began, the free Sounds of Summer concert series at the Columbus Riverwalk returns for its 11th encore Thursday, June 7, from 7-9 p.m.
When Sharon Patrick became a Mississippi State University Extension Service Agent, her goal was to make sure all Lowndes County youth ages 5 to 18 were aware of 4-H and all it offered.
It's farmers market season, and Caledonia is joining the movement.
When Collier Hardy went to her parents, Mark and Charlotte Hardy, asking for goats a few years ago, her dad was pretty clever. Mark told his daughter to first come up with a business plan for how the animals could pay for themselves. Then, they'd talk about it.
Three days ago, I enjoyed one of the best burgers I've ever had. Ever. It was cooked in an air fryer. Not on an outdoor grill. Not in a hot cast iron skillet. An air fryer.
Eulalie Davis and Bobby Harper got an introduction in serving food and drinks Wednesday in preparation for their upcoming shifts as celebrity waiters.
Christina Clark has plenty on her plate. After presenting a senior voice recital May 15 and graduating from Columbus High School over the weekend -- and East Mississippi Community College's dual enrollment program before that -- the 18-year-old honor student has to worry about what to pack.
Fifty years ago, 13 charter members met at the home of Jean Wilder to organize Northwood Garden Club in Columbus.
Frank Gilliam is one of those people everybody wishes they had around -- someone who knows what he's doing. After a 70-year career in carpentry, home maintenance and painting, Gilliam has pretty much been there, done that.
Aromas of a hearty vegetable beef soup lingered at the Loaves & Fishes Community Soup Kitchen Wednesday in Columbus. The last diner had departed and volunteers were busy making the kitchen clean for the next team scheduled to provide a meal for the hungry of Lowndes County.
Robert Ivy always wanted to be a writer. That may, at first, seem unusual considering that Ivy is an acclaimed master architect.
"What's your name?" "Puddin 'N Tain, ask me again, I'll tell you the same."
"Where're you going?" "Crazy, you wanna go?"
Fans of fresh homegrown produce, baked goods, local crafts and community camaraderie will celebrate the season grand opening of the Hitching Lot Farmers Market from 7-10 a.m. Saturday.
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