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Iola Williams, a former Hattiesburg resident, served her hometown in a number of ways. During her time in the Hub City here she served as director of recreation and community relations and as executive director of the African-American Military History Museum.
When local artist and soulful songstress Abigail Lenz Allen and local coach and choreographer Rebecca Chandler were introduced several years ago, they instantly learned they shared an interest in live music, live dance performance, musical theatre and the local downtown scene. Out of this new friendship, Hattiesburlesque was born.
The Petal Education Foundation is hosting the 13th annual “Laughter and Lagniappe” Crawfish Boil on Thursday, April 25, at the Petal High School Gym. Doors will open at 6 p.m.
Come eat all the crawfish and fixins you care to eat for $25 per person.
Interested in learning ways to contribute to making the world a greener place? The Hattiesburg Zoo will host an Earth Day Celebration and invites the community to partake in a variety of special activities from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 20.
Hop on over to the Hattiesburg Zoo for an Eggz-Otic Easter celebration from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday, April 21.
Guests are invited to go wild for games, keeper chats, and endless entertainment on the splash pad. To top it all off, the Golden Egg Hunt returns offering visitors a chance to win highly sought-after prizes.
The Forrest County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, will hold its 2019 Freedom Fund Banquet at 7 p.m. Friday, April 26, at the C.E. Roy Community Center located at 300 East 6th Street, Hattiesburg.
The cost to attend is $40 for adults and $20 for children.
Community Connection, Mississippi Power’s employee-based volunteer organization, is working in conjunction with local non-profit agency Extra Table to continue addressing the issue of hunger in the community and throughout the state.
Dr. Missy Schraeder has been named as director of the DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi, effective Aug. 1.
Schraeder has served as interim director of the DuBard School since July 2017, following the retirement of former director Dr. Maureen Martin.
Since its ratification in 1789, the U. S. Constitution has been amended 27 times. The last time in 1992, when the Constitution was amended to delay any Congressional pay raise until after the next election.
There are two ways to amend the Constitution: Congress can propose an amendment with a two-thirds vote in each chamber.