About a year ago, Todd Davis and Patricia Brock got a phone call asking them to come out to the PACCAR plant.
Elementary students in the Columbus Municipal School District may soon have another mentoring parental figure in their lives — if enough local adults volunteer their time.
Lifelong Columbus resident Mary Mullins says she doesn’t need much — but some way to keep cool during the sweltering Mississippi summer heat is something she can’t do without.
In response to oppressive temperatures, United Way of Lowndes County and Helping Hands are teaming up for a seventh annual summer fan drive.
A season is drawing to a close for Patricia Brock.
In observance of the national Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Jan. 18, the United Way’s Volunteer Columbus is asking for donations of new and gently-used coats for children and adults this week.
More than 20 years ago, German chemical company BASF created a slogan that still ranks among the most effective in advertising history: “At BASF, we don’t make a lot of the products you buy; We make a lot of the products you buy better.”
United Way of Lowndes County will host its final emergency preparation forum this coming Tuesday in New Hope.
Renee Sanders says it sometimes feels like 20 percent of the community shoulders 80 percent of the community’s volunteer needs.
Charitable giving is still lagging in Lowndes County following the recession, but United Way expects it to pick up again next year.