In order to increase opportunities and participation for minority-owned businesses in Hattiesburg, Ward 5 Councilman Nicholas Brown and other city officials are encouraging eligible entrepreneurs to register as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, opening the door to state and federal projects.
The City of Hattiesburg will host two public hearings to give residents the chance to learn about and voice their opinions on the city’s upcoming 2020 Action Plan for Housing and Community Development Block Grant programs, as well as amendments to previous Action Plans.
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.”
The Hub City Kiwanis Club has been feeding Pine Belt residents breakfast since March 1961. Well, at least pancakes and sausage and only one day a year.
According to numbers from the Food Allergy Research & Education website, researchers estimate that 32 million Americans have food allergies, including 5.6 million under the age of 18 – equal to one in 13 children, or approximately two to every classroom.
This Holiday Season, with the support of Jones Companies, the Hattiesburg Zoo is unveiling Lights of the Wild, a family holiday experience. This unique, exotic lantern festival showcases the diversity of wildlife found around the world, while helping us celebrate the season and usher in the New Year.
On Friday, Dec. 6, The Back Door brings guests an early Christmas gift – Ben Bedford.
The Kerrville New Folk Festival winner singer/songwriter has glowing revues from his European tour and looks forward to his Back Door debut, recommended to him by Rupert Wates.
The Hattiesburg Public Schools Strings presents its annual “Concerts at the Mall” Friday, Dec. 6, and Tuesday, Dec. 17.