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Mississippi’s official lottery kicked off at 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25, with the Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) reporting later that the first day of lottery sales “surpassed $2.5 million, translating into an anticipated return of $570,000 for the state coffers.”
One of my favorite aspects of journalism is getting to meet interesting people. That does not mean, of course, that every interview is interesting.
I’m not certain whether it’s a bragging point, or if I deserve demerits, but I once fell asleep while interviewing then-U.S. Senator Bill Frist, of Tennessee.
It was still cold outside when the first runner came across the finish line at the early-morning 5K run at Lake Thoreau on Saturday, Nov. 16. But twin bonfires were already burning, and hot chocolate and instant coffee were available.
And the bicycles were ready to go.
Sometime in the next few weeks, a new resource center for Hattiesburg’s homeless will open in what used to be the Courtesy Ford dealership on West Pine Street in Hattiesburg.
How many alligators does it take to acquire a giraffe or three? More on that later.
If you’ve driven down Hardy Street past the Hattiesburg Zoo in the past few months, you will probably have seen the large structure going up close to the road. When complete, it will be habitat for a new giraffe exhibit.
Earlier this year, from January into August, I had the opportunity to work with the Medical Marijuana 2020 campaign, based in a downtown Hattiesburg office right next to Benny’s Boom-Boom Room.