Considering the superior flavor of fresh-picked vegetables and the choices you get when you grow your own, it's a wonder that more people don't have vegetable gardens.
Some older couples who want social recognition for their love relationships are exchanging rings, throwing parties and holding wedding-type ceremonies, but they're stopping short of getting legally married to avoid complications with retirement funds, property and grown children.
Alexis and John Roulette don't have to look far to remember the love that friends and relatives showered upon them on their wedding day. The 7-foot-long surfboard mounted above their living room couch says it all.
Rising high school senior Reed Hairston of Columbus will represent Lowndes County at the state's Distinguished Young Women program in Meridian July 14-16.
The Culinary Arts Institute at Mississippi University for Women has announced classes available to the community that require no MUW enrollment.
There was a time when the hallmark of Columbus and towns like it were family-owned businesses, passed on from one generation to the next. Sons and daughters often followed fathers into trade as naturally as summer gives way to autumn.
A Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science teacher from Columbus is among 12 U.S. educators chosen to study in Russia this summer under a Fulbright-Hays grant.
In response to oppressive temperatures, United Way of Lowndes County and Helping Hands are teaming up for a seventh annual summer fan drive.
Although many people have a built-in aversion to them, spiders rank as one of the gardener's best tools for biological pest control.
Succulents are showing up everywhere in the world of weddings, from bouquets and boutonnieres to centerpieces and even take-home favors.
Andie Potamkin Blackmore's approach to life is creative and non-traditional, so why should her wedding "gown" have been any different?
Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum recently has been named to the Feed the Future Evaluation Oversight Committee to help oversee the global performance evaluation of the U.S. government's global hunger and food security initiative.
Going through Bess Daniels' north Columbus apartment is like a who's who of African-American history and art. The Georgia native moved to Columbus two months ago and has already filled her new home with art works from around the world, many of which demonstrate her love of world culture and black history.
Once you decide on an "unplugged wedding," you have to get the word out.
Heavy infestations of evergreen bagworms can cause serious damage to Leyland cypress and other non-pine needle-bearing evergreens like junipers and cedars, and bagworms sometimes damage Indian hawthorn.
Boating in the summertime can seem like the perfect way to escape the heat, but it is important for everyone enjoying outdoor activities to be aware of sun safety.