When Carroll and Mark Uithoven began traveling from Columbus to Dauphin Island, Alabama, for the occasional getaway years ago, Carroll could not have foreseen that the small, picturesque barrier island in Mobile Bay would become her home one day, or that she would pen a book about it.
Seeking to better connect with the area's natural environment, Mississippi State's newest artist-in-residence is on a month-long visit at the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge.
Contact Helpline presents its annual catfish (and pulled pork and grilled chicken) fundraiser June 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Kroger parking lot on Highway 45 North in Columbus.
With three beguiling females under his roof, Carmine Muscarella concedes he's outnumbered and, at times, outmaneuvered. But this single dad in Caledonia wouldn't trade the equation for anything.
This 1956-57 photo of Gladys Bush's kindergarten class in Columbus includes many members of what would become the R.E. Hunt Class of 1969.
When it comes to centerpieces, Joy Phillips knows how to make an impression. Instead of the usual floral arrangement for a reception in her home for the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority Board of Directors June 6, the Columbus hostess chose a more personalized approach.
The Mississippi State University Extension Service is taking steps to reduce the number of accidents and fatalities involving all-terrain vehicles, or ATVs.
The Lowndes County Prevention Partnership is out to help teens understand just how costly and devastating alcohol and drug abuse can be.
It only takes a few minutes' conversation with Sharon McConnell Dickerson, even on the phone, to suspect that she is an extraordinary soul.
In just a few days, an enormous flock of ducks will hit the water at the Columbus Riverwalk. But these benign birds are of the rubber duck variety, and in town for a worthy cause.