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Although it’s one of the three oldest events of its kind in the state, Greenwood’s 300 Oaks Road Race continues to draw hundreds of participants each year.

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September is National Literacy Month. Each year in September, the Leflore County MSU Extension and Altrusa International of Greenwood seek to recruit new Begin with Reader volunteers.

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Dwayne and Evangeline Tabor of Greenwood announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Endya Symone Tabor, to Darrius Terrell Westbrook of Madison.

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Canvas & Clay organizers say the event on Thursday will be a night of good food, expertly paired by a sommelier with different wines, and will feature a silent auction with more than 40 handcrafted items.

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Wayne and LaNelle Tollison of Greenwood announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Marianna LaNelle Tollison, to Frank Howard Redd III of Jackson.

The old saying goes, “Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you’ve fed him for a lifetime.”

After returning last week from my summer home in England, a walk around the ’hood unearthed a surprising realization — what we call our classic Southern gardens are bedded with mostly beauties from afar. Floral immigrants, so to speak.

As parents, we deal with car seats daily as we rush off to get our children to school. Child safety seats and booster seats may seem like a hassle, but it's important to know how to use them properly to protect children.

Coach Larry Calhoun, the star of the Move to Learn exercise break videos, will be at the Leflore County Elementary School campus Tuesday to introduce administrators, teachers and students to the Move to Learn Initiative.

Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District Chief of Secondary Education Cassandra A. Hart says her advice to students who want to start the 2019-20 school year off right is the same she gave to her own children.

Many families have been busy preparing for the school year and buying new clothes, shoes, book bags and school supplies. And there’s many more expenses with school starting, such as school lunches, after-school snacks, fees for extracurricular activities — the list goes on and on.

For the past few weeks, I have been going through my food magazines, old recipe files and cookbooks. After discovering many recipes that I haven’t used lately or had forgotten about, I decided to double up this week on my recipe contributions.

What if I told you that there was a medical condition that was as dangerous as smoking 15 cigarettes per day and that nearly half of Americans experience this condition?

One of summer’s greatest delights for a gardener is cutting fresh, fragrant herbs that are ready to spice up a meal or for a variety of other uses.

Charles and Ann Elize Allen of Oxford announce the birth of their daughter, Ann Estelle, on April 23, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital - North Mississippi in Oxford.

Mr. and Mrs. William David Howard of Sidon announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Josephine Katherine Howard, to Stephen Micah Harrell of Doddsville.

An angelic group of Greenwood women meet once a month for fine dining — both near and far — and to spend time with each other.

I love to watch television. The moment I get up in the morning I turn on all the lights, televisions and open up the windows. I have my favorite things I like to watch but enjoy quite a variety of shows. This brings me to the subject of commercials. The average American watches over 24,000 c…

Roland and Susan Webster of Atlanta, Georgia, announce the birth of their son, Landon Jameson Webster, on April 10, 2019, at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta.

Whacking overgrown shrubs back hard, like changing diapers, needs doing occasionally and can be worrisome the first time. But it usually works out fine.

Greenwood Shakespeare Project Director Steve Iwanski says the fourth annual summer program’s returning participants are “the Delta’s experts on Shakespeare performance.”

Several months ago, my children broke it to me that my granddaughter was going to summer camp. I immediately became sick at my stomach. My best friend, Kathy, and I went to summer camp when we were her age. We were miserable — I can’t even tell you how miserable we were. I promised the good …

All of us have heard the familiar phrase “Are we there yet?” from children who are bored from sitting for what they perceive as an endless amount of time in a vehicle or are so excited about their destination that they just can’t wait any longer.

Kendall and Rachael Downs of Carrollton announce the birth of their daughter, Ann Ellis Downs, on May 17, 2019, at Merit Health River Oaks in Flowood.

The long-running Stars & Stripes festival and community picnic annually brings Greenwood residents together to celebrate Independence Day.

Today I was thinking about how the life of a teacher changes during the summer months. It takes the first couple of weeks out of school to get accustomed to not being rushed. There’re no plans to make, no papers to grade, and you’re not constantly living by the clock.