Articles by Nicole Layton
Early in my marriage, I remember walking with my husband and our dog in our neighborhood. A family had a garden in their front yard and I always enjoyed checking on its progress.
Shane Kinder and Salem Gibson are on a mission to make sure the arts are accessible to all Columbus residents.
Almost every year, my kids have gone trick-or-treating for Halloween, someone puts a packaged popcorn ball in their bags.
As my family explores the culinary landscape of the Golden Triangle, we’d like to share some of the highlights of our journeys.
When Richard Sparks Sr., of Pearl, died in August of 2020, his family had the daunting task of cleaning out his woodworking shop.
Two Alabama artists will be featured at the Columbus Arts Council during the month of October.
Columbus will be full of activity Saturday as two family friendly events will be held.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic came, evangelist Barbara Fields, of Starkville, felt moved to write a book to help people prepare for death.
It’s beginning to look and feel like fall, y’all. October is gearing up to be a busy one as communities throughout the Golden Triangle are preparing to host festivals.
After a two-year break due to a 2019 tornado and the 2020 pandemic, the Seventh Avenue Heritage Festival will be held Oct. 1-2 at the corner of Seventh Avenue and Helen J. Karriem Way (15th Street North).
My oldest son claims not to be a breakfast eater, but every once in a while I catch him sneaking off with some pancakes from a serving plate while the other members of our family share weekend breakfast.
There was a time when adults would steer children away from books like Captain Underpants, an illustrated children’s novel series, or Marvel Comic’s Captain America, claiming that the books weren’t educational enough or weren’t “real books.”
Mississippi State’s Shackouls Honors College is gearing up for Classical Week 2021.
As a kid, my family often packed up our vehicle and took a road trip to beat the summer heat of Texas and Virginia.
Market Street Festival will celebrate its 25th year Friday and Saturday and the public is invited.
Reid Nevins, a Lowndes County extension agent, knows a thing or two about bees. He has an apiary — a collection of beehives — both at home and at work.
Expand your culinary repertoire to include a vegetarian stew and a spicy Indian dish in one fell swoop with this tasty fall fare.
In mid-August, Prairie Arts Festival organizers worried that the rise of COVID cases would make them cancel the event that has been held since 1978.
While on her way to become her family’s first college graduate, Chandria Lucious Harris had to navigate the things that come with going to college without much help.
A Mississippi author is part of an effort to promote a new genre of books — paranormal women’s fiction. Michelle M. Pillow, of Oxford, recently