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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.
Mississippi’s traditional brick-and-mortar retailers are having a tough enough time trying to adjust to the growing competition of online shopping.
Now, it appears some in state government want to add to merchants’ headaches by diverting some of consumers’ discretionary money to a state lottery.
Morgan Hamilton enjoys archery because it’s more of a mental game, a challenging sport that’s all about staying focused.
The Mississippi College archery team captain, Hamilton is committed to making the Choctaws perform at the highest levels in national competition.
Hattiesburg moved up in this week’s Associated Prep Poll, bumping up one spot to No. 4 in the Overall Poll. The Tigers are still No. 2 in the 5A poll, as West Point remains on top of both the 5A poll and the Overall Poll.
Lumberton moved up a spot in the 1A poll to No. 3.
Again, it’s another week of not much movement for our area teams. Undefeated Hattiesburg stays put at No. 5 in the Overall Poll and No. 2 in the 5A poll, but Lumberton (7-2) did move up to No. 4 in the 1A Poll after being ranked No. 5 last week.
Not much changed in this week’s Associated Press Prep Poll, as the Hattiesburg remains the only team in the area ranked in Overall Top 10 at No. 5. Petal is also receiving a vote in the poll, but it’s 15 votes behind No. 10 East Central.
Lumberton dropped from T-4 to sitting alone at No. 5 in the 1A poll, too.