When Joseph R. Johnson landed on the beaches of Normandy, France, June 6, 1944 -- D Day -- he prayed fervently the blessing his daddy had said for him the day he left the farm at 17 for the Army would kick in.
The Magnolia State and the blues go hand in hand.
There are those who speak, look, act, think or communicate differently, but everyone has something valuable to say.
The town of Almost, Maine, is so far north, it's almost not in the United States; it's almost in Canada. And it almost doesn't exist because the townsfolk never got around to getting organized. So, it's just ... Almost.
May is Mental Health Month. In celebration of it, several agencies will partner to host a panel discussion event Thursday, May 28 in Columbus.
As our nation's two most patriotic observances approach -- Memorial Day and Fourth of July -- cooks and hosts out there will turn their thoughts to the feasting that accompanies them.
Not far from the hum of traffic on Starkville's Highway 12 lies a quiet green space. Most people never pass it in the course of their day, never know it's there in the curve on Josey Avenue.
Judie Holmes is far too familiar with the difficulties some veterans face as they reintegrate to home and community after military service.
Anna Blassingame and Margaret and Martha Chunn from the Blue Springs area are young in years.
Chef Chris Ellis has taken on a Herculean task: changing a way of thinking.
My life has been richer for other mothers -- women whose lifelines crossed mine at an early age.
Blues buffs from the Golden Triangle and surrounds look forward to crossing the state line this time of year for a dose of the music they enjoy.
The Columbus Choral Society offers a "treat for moms" Sunday -- a Mother's Day concert showcasing not only music, but poetry and anecdotes as well.
A chill drizzle fell from the skies on a recent Thursday morning in Columbus. In spite of it, a line of people filled the walkway outside the Bread of Life Food Pantry, patiently waiting for the doors to open.
During the past 30 years of his improbable life, Mark Landis of Laurel has been called a philanthropist, a con artist, a benefactor, a criminal.
The Loaves and Fishes Community Soup Kitchen in Columbus served 18,183 meals in 2014. Volunteers at the heart of the nonprofit ministry expect that number to be even higher this year.
Tours of two impressive homes, catered foods, floral designs and inspiring choral music are in store Saturday, May 9 during "An Evening with the Columbus Girlchoir."
April showers bring more than May flowers -- they also bring the annual May Luncheon and Bake Sale at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
Kenneth Smith is hooked on color. Glass and color.
Columbus extended Southern hospitality to 27 visitors from Australia this past week.
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