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The City of Hattiesburg will kick off the Christmas season with its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at Town Square Park.
Performers for this year include the cast of Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera’s White Christmas, Mount Olive Baptist Church Choir and Art Makes Art, Inc., the creators of Hattiesburlesque.
Signs, flags and pipes are settling in West Hattiesburg as some projected construction is taking hold, while earlier building jobs are underway.
Freddie Triplett has seen the joy in the children and adults who are less advanced mentally, physically or emotionally when they play baseball in a protected environment. So he is making plans to start a Miracle League program at the Tatum Park with a new ballfield.
Lucy Solano, a Petal High School teacher, was named 2017 Mississippi Foreign Language Association Teacher of the Year for the state of Mississippi.
She was honored with this award at the 2017 Foreign Languages State Conference held at The University of Mississippi.