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Amanda Elzy High School instructional coach Ja’Net Blackmon has been selected by the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards to serve as a National Board Certified Teacher ambassador.

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Monday starts the first week of the new year. For many, it’s also the day when they will begin making good on their New Year’s resolutions.

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Leflore Legacy Academy, Greenwood’s newest school and only public charter school, recently held a “Honk and Wave Legacy Holiday Parade” for its 123 students, who are all sixth graders.

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Greenwood native Tommie “Tonea” Stewart will be featured in the upcoming holiday movie “First Christmas” on the Oprah Winfrey Network.

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Tracy Robertson can remember the fragrant scent of a live Christmas tree wafting through her home as a child and the excitement it brought.

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A partial band scholarship helped set the educational foundation for a military career that spanned the globe and for college opportunities at high level universities. When Wilton Sanders left North Carrollton and headed for Moorhead in 1940 to attend what was then Sunflower Junior College, …

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For more than 60 years, a large plastic Santa Claus figure has signaled the start of the holiday season for many in Greenwood.

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Download a map of the Roy Martin in Reverse drive-through Christmas parade route at bit.ly/3mGluku. Each parade entry and its location can be found on the map.

Thanksgiving Day tables feature an assortment of delicious casseroles, sides and desserts, but the star of the feast is always the bird.

ArtPlace Mississippi’s Garden Party, an annual fundraising event for the nonprofit, is going virtual.

The Mississippi Small Business Development Center, in partnership with the McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement at the University of Mississippi, will hold a workshop on “How to Set up a Small Business.”

Greenwood Utilities celebrated the history and the benefits of community-owned utilities with five days of activities in honor of Public Power Week.

The Museum of the Mississippi Delta’s newest exhibit is a unique showing of work created over the past year by four artists living in Bolivar County.

In observance of Pastor Appreciation and Recognition Month, the members of Strangers’ Home Missionary Baptist Church salute the Rev. Dr. Kerrick Nevels and his wife, first lady Tina Nevels, for their “tireless services rendered to the church and community.”

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Described as the “quintessential 19th century town,” Carrollton will offer a trip back in time — as well as showcase many of Carroll County’s talented artists, musicians and craftsmen — during the upcoming Pilgrimage and Pioneer Day Festival.

Each year, Mississippi Delta Community College honors educators who go above and beyond. The TROJAN Teachers Award celebrates two on-campus teachers, and one off-campus teacher, who are nominated by division chairs and chosen by a committee selected by the president.

The 40th annual 300 Oaks Road Race offers an opportunity to get outside, participate in a fun and healthy activity, and enjoy the last weekend of summer 2020, all while maintaining social distance.

Marietta Branch says Pillow Academy’s new engineering design and robotics class provides students with a variety of life skills.

When she was a teenager, Tayla Banks’ grandmother, the late Dorothy Boles, told her that one day she would be an inspiration to many.

I had an unexpected pastel delight in my veg patch this week, when my sweet potatoes started flowering. As luck would have it, one vine had crept around a purple-leaf basil with small edible flowers that share the same pink throats.

The Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation is continuing its efforts of distributing free face masks to residents throughout the Mississippi Delta.

Glenda Cole says partnering with the Greenwood-Leflore Fuller Center for Housing has been a blessing.

The United Way of Leflore County is gearing up for its annual one-day fundraiser.

For more than 60 years, early childhood education and development has been a top priority at First Presbyterian Kindergarten. And it continues to be.

Each home on a North Greenwood street is proudly displaying an American flag for this Fourth of July holiday.

Deborah Harris’ Delta Girls is an organization she’s had on her heart for five years.

For bibliophiles, there’s nothing better than sitting poolside during the summer months and cracking open a new book.

A Mississippi Valley State University student has been named as a prestigious David L. Boren Scholar, earning the opportunity to study abroad in world regions critical to U.S. interests.

Two local community organizations are now planning to purchase much-needed supplies thanks to a generous donation from Mississippi Valley State University and American Honda through its Honda Campus All-Star Challenge.

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With a name like Morgan Stanley, there might be some expectations about him being a financially savvy person, considering there’s also a major U.S.-based global investment bank with the same name.

For 16 years, Delta Council has honored two exemplary students from each of the high schools throughout the 19-county Mississippi Delta region, including public, parochial and private schools, at its annual meeting.

Nettie Favara has been growing daylilies for about 15 years.

Zacchaeus Campbell Jr. hasn’t found a Lego set that he can’t build.

When the coronavirus pandemic hit Leflore County, several sewing enthusiasts stepped up and used their skills to fill a need.

Kathryn “Katy” Kamp Murphey has held — and continues to hold — many titles throughout her life. Mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend, business woman, substitute teacher and loyal church member, just to name a few.

Three students from schools in Leflore and Carroll counties achieved the honor of STAR Student for the 2019-20 school year.