A customary stillness at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library gave way to some hustle and bustle Monday morning. Christmas was in the air.
Christmas is a season of tradition, and one of Columbus' longest-standing December traditions began at First United Methodist Church more than a century ago.
Food is a temporary self-soother for those who use gooey goodies to self-medicate painful emotions, says author, columnist, educator and therapist Melisssa Martin, Ph.D.
When Fred Baker awoke on Nov. 16, he didn't know it would be what he'd later describe as one of the best days of his life.
Chevron and Mississippi State University's Bagley College of Engineering have partnered in a new educational program designed to help increase the number of minority and female students who pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.) educational opportunities.
Remember that year the turkey caught fire? Or the Thanksgiving sharing an impromptu meal with fellow travelers stranded in an airport? Or, oh yeah, the time the kids got into that box of fireworks after the big family feast? Memories of Thanksgiving. They surface and swirl at this time of year.
Thanks to an Eagle Scout project recently completed at Sunshine Stables, the therapeutic horseback riding center in Lowndes County is able to help people with physical, cognitive, social and emotional challenges strive toward independence.
The Town & Tower Club will host its annual holiday luncheon at Mississippi University for Women Thursday, Dec. 5 at 11:30 a.m. in Pope Banquet Room.
"It's in full swing already," said Licensed Professional Counselor Veronica Harrison of Community Counseling Services. The "it" is stress that can worm its way into what we're told should be the "hap-happiest season of all."
Mississippi University for Women is reporting an enrollment increase of 102 students, which reflects a 3.8 percent increase compared to fall 2018.
The Starkville Civic League will host its annual Christmas Tour of Homes from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8.
2. Columbus library Snow Day to feature Santa and 'snow' ENTERTAINMENT