William Carey University Opera and Musical Theatre will present a fun-filled, action-packed production of “Thoroughly Modern Millie” at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 in the Thomas Fine Arts Center on WCU’s Hattiesburg campus.
The Back Door listened to its audience and on Feb. 1 will bring Wes Lee to its stage.
The Caerus Mardi Gras Masquerade Party will officially kick off Mardi Gras season in Hattiesburg. This event will take place from 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at at The Bottling Company in downtown and is sponsored by Keith's Superstores, in partnership with Magnolia Graphics and Signature Magazine.
Politicians are expected to give a rosy picture during their executive addresses. And especially when it’s their final one before leaving office, as it was for Gov. Phil Bryant Tuesday, then the speech is a way to frame the discussion about their legacy.
On Tuesday morning, Mayor Toby Barker was joined by Hattiesburg Police Chief Anthony Parker to announce the launch of the city’s new Safety Ambassador program with the swearing in of Chelsey Gunter and Yvette Randolph, the first two hires for this program.
National best-selling authors Deborah and James Fallows of Our Towns will be the keynote speakers at the Downtown Hattiesburg Annual Meeting set from noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Historic Train Depot in downtown Hattiesburg.