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March 2017

Columbus students tell ‘Tales from the Crypt’

Mar 25 2017
Within a burial plot at Friendship Cemetery, candlelight glances the silhouettes of anxious bystanders and the faces of a few… > Read More



Kickoff party, Catfish in the Alley highlight opening of 77th Spring Pilgrimage

Mar 19 2017
Live music and famously Southern foods will be served up in the opening days of the 77th annual Columbus Spring… > Read More



February 2017

Sales tax figures mixed in region

Feb 22 2017
Sales tax collections in the Golden Triangle are a mixed bag so far in the 2016-17 fiscal year.  Collections sent… > Read More



Honoring Mississippi’s history

Feb 20 2017
On February 17, 1992, Kenneth P'Pool met a crowd of fellow history and architecture lovers on Mississippi University for Women's… > Read More



Our View: Roses and Thorns

Feb 19 2017
A rose to Cypress Park Apartments manger Amanda Miles and Nadia Colom, CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of… > Read More



Carpenter named MBJ Business Woman of the Year

Feb 17 2017
Nancy Carpenter, executive director for the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau, was named Mississippi's Business Woman of the Year for… > Read More



City engineer: Phase 1 of amphitheater going well

Feb 17 2017
In another three months or so, a new amphitheater in Columbus could be open for business. Sort of.  Phase 1… > Read More



Our View: Snow family deserving of Legislature’s honor

Feb 17 2017
Roughly half way through the 2017 session, the Mississippi Legislature's performance is, as usual, subject to mixed reviews.  But there… > Read More



January 2017

Children’s museum project ‘coming together’

Jan 24 2017
Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board members are starting to get excited about the design phase of a new children's… > Read More



Nonprofits encourage involvement on MLK Day of Service

Jan 6 2017
Organizations throughout the Golden Triangle are looking for volunteers to work on service projects on Martin Luther King National Day… > Read More




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R.E. Hunt Museum

The R. E. Hunt Museum & Cultural Center is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2011 and supported by alumni, voluteers and friends.   R. E. Hunt opened its…

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Upcoming Events

MUW Homecoming 2017

23 Mar 2017

The Long Blue Line Comes Home March 23-26! Thursday through Sunday, Mississippi University for Women celebrates Homecoming…
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Stark Rec 5K 10-Year Celebration

25 Mar 2017

Mississippi University for Women's Stark Recrecation Center is turning 10 and you're invited! A 5k…
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EMCC Bucket List 3-Person Scramble

26 Mar 2017

This golf tournament event is hosted by Lion Hills Center and Golf Course, 2331 Military…
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