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History of Lucedale’s Annual Christmas Parade

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ourmshome.com – Nancy Jo Maples – 2023-11-28 14:58:21

SUMMARY: The Lucedale Christmas Parade, a much-anticipated annual , has been delighting the community since 1955, with Santa Claus as the centerpiece. The first parade 14 themed floats, ones inspired by Mother Goose characters, sponsored by local clubs and . Originally, in 1950, Santa would arrive escorted by the sheriff and high school band. The parade has evolved, with the Jaycees and later the Rotary Club taking over as sponsors, and the addition of a Grand Marshal started in 1990. The parade now boasts over 70 entries and is considered one of 's best, with this year's Grand Marshals being the champion high school girls' softball team.

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Hattiesburg to Host 8th Annual Renaissance Festival Feb. 25-25

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ourmshome.com – Judy Smith – 2024-02-23 09:45:37

SUMMARY: The 8th annual Renaissance Fest in Hattiesburg is set for Feb. 24-25 at the Hattiesburg Zoo, marking the beginning of the Spring season for the zoo and Hub . The promises immersive Renaissance era activities for the entire , Shakespearean plays, animal encounters, knight-earning challenges, and various interactive stations teaching medieval crafts and skills. The Oak Grove Team will offer archery lessons, and quests for knighthood involve arts, crafts, and defense mastery. Participants can enjoy exotic zoo animals, Pokémon Go! activities, period-appropriate music, plays, and roaming performers like “larpers” showcasing swordplay. The features authentic Renaissance attire encouragement, medieval-themed food and drinks, and crafts like candle and butter making. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $8 for , with annual passes accepted and separate tickets required for certain attractions.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Mississippi Gulf Coast

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ourmshome.com – Meredith Biesinger – 2024-02-20 20:19:50

SUMMARY: The Mississippi Coast, a hidden praised by Forbes, boasts 62 miles of coastline, 26 miles of beaches, making it a gorgeous vacation spot. It's a haven for dolphin spotting with the Mississippi Sound hosting a significant bottlenose dolphin population. The region is not only home to Mississippi's first craft brewery, Lazy Magnolia, but also harbors a lost , the Isle of Caprice, and the ancient Friendship Oak at the of Southern Mississippi's campus. The Gulf Coast is crucial for the U.S. oyster and shrimp industry and offers 210 sunny days annually for outdoor activities. It's a prime location for bird watching and has intriguing lore, including the Phantom Barber of . Additionally, the stands as a historical beacon, almost two centuries old with a tradition of female light-keepers.

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Ever Considered Living in Downtown Biloxi? Here’s Why You Should

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ourmshome.com – Corey Christy – 2024-02-19 09:02:40

SUMMARY: is rapidly transforming into a vibrant community with an increasing number of restaurants, bars, shops, and living spaces. Its appeal lies in the convenience of essential services and entertainment within walking distance, a farmers' market, pharmacies, local breweries, and easy access to major highways. The area boasts a strong sense of community, fostering interaction among neighbors and supporting local businesses. Recent developments, such as Square, are offering modern living spaces ranging from $1,300 to $1,600 per month, with further excitement promised by the upcoming Barqs building . This dynamic evolution makes downtown Biloxi an attractive option for those considering relocation.

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