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Designing for the future: Local citizens are among many with ideas for a new state flag

Posted 8/8/2020 in Community

An opportunity like this is rare. That's what Jim McAnally of Columbus felt when he learned the public could submit ideas for Mississippi's official new flag.

Census Bureau shortens deadline, sounding alarm for Mississippi

Posted 8/8/2020 in Community

Mississippi is responding to a surprise decision announced Aug. 3 by the U.S. Census Bureau to shorten the census deadline by one month, from Oct. 31 to Sept. 30.

 

EMCC offering multiple registration options for fall term

Posted 8/8/2020 in Community

Students have more options than ever to register at East Mississippi Community College for the upcoming Fall 2020 term that begins Aug. 17. Students can register in-person, online or via Zoom video-conference calls.

 

 

W Move-In Day expanded to multiple days

Posted 8/8/2020 in Community

Move-In Day for Mississippi University for Women students assigned to on-campus housing will begin Wednesday, Aug. 12 and end Sunday, Aug. 16.

 

 

Vowell's Marketplace announces charity partnership

Posted 8/8/2020 in Community

Through Oct. 31, Vowell's Marketplace is partnering with Make-A-Wish® Mississippi and the Round It Up America® program to make wishes come true.

 

 

MSU prepares to welcome students for fall semester

Posted 8/8/2020 in Community

The upcoming fall semester will be unlike any other at Mississippi State, and the state's leading university is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment to help new and returning Bulldogs on their paths to success.

 

 

School news: EMCC Nursing and Allied Health

Posted 8/8/2020 in Community

 

 

Contactless parking options now open to visitors to MSU

Posted 8/8/2020 in Community

ParkMobile, the leading provider of smart parking and mobility solutions in the U.S., announced Tuesday the launch of service on Mississippi State University's campus in Starkville.

 

Columbus native and lifelong sailor documented his three-week trip to one of the world's most inhospitable places

Posted 8/2/2020 in Community

The wind is blowing steady, 65 knots and gusting higher. Waves are in the 25- to 30-foot range and the rain is blowing sideways.

'Williams Tribute, 'Stella' contest to go virtual

Posted 8/2/2020 in Community

With six weeks to go before the planned 19th annual Tennessee Williams Tribute in Columbus, organizers have decided to make it a virtual celebration. The festival, founded by Brenda Caradine, traditionally explores all things Tennessee.

Prepare children for new rules at school

Posted 8/2/2020 in Community

Parents can help children understand how to stay healthy at school amid the COVID-19 pandemic as they prepare for the start of the academic year.

 

All state households asked to submit census

Posted 8/2/2020 in Community

The laid-back way of life in Mississippi has a downside when it leads to very low U.S. Census participation: Inaccurate population counts can cause the state to lose money, political representation and participation in beneficial programs.

 

Art Reach: Two nonprofits team up to 'make lemonade out of lemons'

Posted 7/25/2020 in Community

A frenzy of packing is underway at the Columbus Arts Council's Rosenzweig Arts Center. Boxes and bins fill the hallways, cover tabletops, line the walls. The flurry of activity has nothing to do with a new gallery exhibit, but it does have everything to do with art.

Public art project gives Starkville Main Street new look

Posted 7/25/2020 in Community

Planters along Starkville's Main Street are taking on a colorful new look.

 

New grant will save transfer students time and money

Posted 7/25/2020 in Community

Transfer students attending Mississippi University for Women will benefit from a four-year $357,736 grant commitment from the Woodward Hines Education Foundation (WHEF) to support college retention, persistence and completion through the Improving Mississippi's Persistence and Completion Together (IMPACT) initiative.

 

Flowers delivered for hands-on instruction in MSU's floral design course

Posted 7/25/2020 in Community

In a time of social distancing and face coverings, the decline in mental health and the rise in emotional distress have almost everyone looking for solutions during coronavirus.

Small masks, big task: A group of volunteers asks a 'village' to come together

Posted 7/18/2020 in Community

Many hands make light work. The power of that old adage is being summoned as a core of volunteers at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Columbus appeals to the public to help make several thousand cloth masks for little faces.

Bennett named Faculty Member of the Year at MUW

Posted 7/18/2020 in Community

Kelly Bennett would agree students come in all shapes and sizes.

MSU architecture freshmen show skills in 'Emmett Till River Site Memorial' exhibition

Posted 7/18/2020 in Community

Several area Mississippi State students are among 36 freshman architecture students showcasing their final first-year studio projects Aug. 28-Oct. 1 in an "Emmett Till River Site Memorial" poster exhibition at the Emmett Till Interpretive Center in Tallahatchie County.

 

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