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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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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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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.”

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What the church is about is serving others, says B.J. Fennell.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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Bikes, Blues & Bayous quickly gained a reputation among the cycling community as one of the most hospitable riding events available.

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

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

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

Eddie Scales of Greenwood found a way to maintain a nice backyard with plenty of space to enjoy while growing a garden that produces an abundance of vegetables, all at the same time.

A thought enters the mind more than once when watching “Ragtime: The Musical” that it might take a very dim turn. There are many hard moments in this lively, engaging show. 

Greenwood Little Theatre’s upcoming production is the telling — or more so the singing — of the American experience.

Four students from schools in Leflore and Carroll counties achieved the honor of STAR Student for the 2018-19 school year. STAR Students are selected on the basis of academic excellence. Both American College Test scores and scholastic averages are compared to determine the school’s STAR Student. 

Members of Greenwood Garden Club will showcase their talents in an upcoming flower show.

The Greenwood-Leflore Autism Spectrum Society (GLASS) will hold its annual Autism Awareness Celebration on Saturday at the Leflore County Agri-Center.

Two Greenwood gymnasts — Kathryn Warren, 12, and Macy Lamb, 11 — say they are excited to not only represent their hometown but also the state of Mississippi in an upcoming regional gymnastics competition.

This year’s Relay for Life is especially meaningful for members of Team Mel.

Glad I didn’t plant my tomatoes last week. That not-so-surprisingly late spate of “blackberry winter” happens nearly every year. Which brings me to a pet peeve.

Greenwood Little Theatre is gearing up to present “the perfect date-night play.”

The Star of the West is “Greenwood’s boat; it’s our piece of the Civil War,” says Mary Carol Miller.

Landscape gardening sometimes involves hard decisions where no solution seems just right. But “between a rock and a hard place” dissonance can be resolved by going in an entirely different direction.

Runners will have a chance to test their endurance as they trek down flat Delta roads in a race known for its Southern charm and hospitality.

Many may be reaching for the snooze button Sunday morning when the clock will “spring forward” an hour.

James Walker Sturdivant and Bethany Lynn Tillman were crowned the King and Queen of Cotton for 2019 at the 62nd annual Junior Auxiliary Charity Cotton Ball, which was held Feb. 23 at the Leflore County Civic Center.

Dressed for the game, Ole Miss cheerleader and Delta sophomore beauty, Sara Simmons, left the Delta Gamma house late morning on a cool November Saturday in 1946. The opponent was Mississippi State and was one of only two campus battles for the ‘46 Rebels.

The work of Maude Schuyler Clay and her husband, Langdon Clay, of Sumner is being featured in the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston’s exhibition “Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South.”

About 20 children ages 6 months to 6 years old are learning how to become “little aquatic problem solvers” at Twin Rivers Recreation.

Around 40 years ago — maybe earlier, perhaps a bit later — a small group of civic-minded artists and arts patrons started a pottery cooperative in a former office building on the 200 block of West Washington Street. 

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church’s annual Mardi Gras Celebration is a fun event with a festive atmosphere, says Robert Tanner.

For heart health and disease prevention, Dr. Abhash Thakur says he always promotes physical activity.

Warm up from the winter weather with a bowl — or six cups — of homemade soup.

French documentary maker Nicolas Finet will bring his movie “Mississippi Ramblin: On the Tracks of Robert Johnson in the Deep South” to the Museum of the Mississippi Delta for a special showing Monday.

The Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce’s celebration of the business community will highlight the best of what Greenwood has to offer — from food to businesses to people.

Christina Alford’s happy place is a sectioned-off space in her grandfather’s shop in the Gravel Hill Community.

Greenwood resident Andy Lo says he’s always enjoyed being a craftsman and working with his hands.