As the end of 2018 hurtles toward us, we pause to be thankful. Whatever our circumstances, something in every life warrants gratitude. We asked some of our neighbors around the Golden Triangle to share a Thanksgiving memory that stands out to them, a memory they are grateful for. Hopefully all of us take time to remember more than a few, not just during this week of Thanksgiving, but all year through.
During this week of Thanksgiving, United Way of North Central Mississippi is grateful for the Jive Turkey Jam, an event to help United Way of North Central Mississippi's United We Feed program stock the shelves of needy families in a four-county area.
Mississippi University for Women Department of Art and Design Chair Shawn Dickey's dimensional screen print titled "People Will Talk" was recently chosen to be displayed at the 2018 Southern Printmaking Biennale VIII International held at the University of North Georgia.
Ready or not, winter is on its way. Now is a good time to transform the backyard into a safe refuge for birds before unpredictable, harsh weather begins.
Southern Company, one of the leading energy companies in the United States, will help minority students pursue their dreams of a college education in an engineering discipline in the James Worth Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University.
The Town & Tower Club will host its annual holiday luncheon at Mississippi University for Women Thursday, Dec. 6 at 11:30 a.m. in the Pope Banquet Room. Recipients of the Community Service and Campus Service Awards will be announced at the meeting.
A new exhibit of artwork by Cathy Simpson Pilkinton of Columbus opens with a free reception today from 2-3 p.m. at the Louise Campbell Center for the Arts, 235 Commerce St., in downtown West Point. Pilkinton will give a gallery talk at 2:30 p.m.
As part of national Veterans and Military Families Month, Mississippi State University will host several events to honor America's veterans.
Mississippi State University is receiving support from the Ridgeland-based Gertrude C. Ford Foundation for autism and developmental disabilities research and treatment services.
In a 1961 episode of "The Andy Griffith Show," young Opie is being targeted daily by a school bully, shaken down for nickel milk money with threats of a knuckle sandwich.
Author, nationally syndicated cartoonist and two-time Pulitzer finalist Marshall Ramsey will keynote the second BLUE event for Mississippi University for Women alumni and students Friday, Nov. 9 in the Pope Dining Room from 5-7:30 p.m.
Gardeners are often dismayed to find fire ants nesting in potted plants they want to move indoors for the winter.
Door prizes, promotions and holiday merchandise will be showcased during the Downtown Christmas Open House in Columbus Friday through Sunday, Nov. 2-4.
A soon-to-be-constructed Habitat for Humanity home will benefit from a Nov. 2 Christmas Handworks Bazaar held by Starkville's First United Methodist Church at 200 W. Lampkin St.
A child's trip down a schoolyard slide doesn't rank as a milestone for every parent, but for mom Melissa Rushing, it was a "Mount Everest" moment. On Oct. 8, her daughter, 5 1/2-year-old Emma Rose, independently went down a slide, after four years of coaxing.
1. Catch the spirit at Columbus' Christmas tree lighting ENTERTAINMENT
2. Being thankful COMMUNITY