FOOD & DRINK
Hattiesburg Zoo’s ‘Lights of the Wild’ event back in time for Christmas
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - Hattiesburg Zoo’s :Lights of the Wild” is back just in time for the Christmas holidays. The family favorite will take place on weekends in December, and then from Dec. 15 through Dec. 23. You can see the lights from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
7 Day Outlook
Www.youtube.com – WTOK-TV – 2023-12-03 19:25:27. SUMMARY: Temperatures are currently in the upper 50s in Meridian with high humidity. The forecast is for clear skies and mild temperatures for the next few days. Clouds are expected in the evening and temperatures will dip to the low 50s. Some colder temperatures are expected later in the week with overnight lows in the 30s, and a chance of freezing temperatures. Temperatures have been fluctuating in the past two weeks, with a high of 77 degrees a few days ago. The next best chance of rain is expected in the coming week. Overall, expect pleasant weather with passing clouds and no rain for the next five days.
‘Pancake Day’ raises money for Kiwanis clubs in Laurel, Hattiesburg
PINE BELT, Miss. (WDAM) - Kiwanis clubs in Laurel and Hattiesburg raised money to support programs and projects benefiting young people Saturday, by serving thousands of plates of pancakes and sausages. It was all part of the organizations’ annual “Pancake Day.”. The Kiwanis Club of Laurel and the...
Jack’s celebrates grand opening in Ellisville
The City of Ellisville officially welcomed Jack’s to the community on Monday, November 27th with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. “It’s a pleasure to have you here,” stated Ellisville mayor Lynn Buckhaults. “We’re looking forward to it on behalf of the city of Ellisville, and we welcome you. We look forward to eating Jack’s hamburgers! Thank you for choosing Ellisville.”
Celebrating the Life of Mississippi Musical Legend Greg “Fingers” Taylor
Taylor and Jimmy Buffett played together for over 25 years as part of the Coral Reefer Band. He passed away on November 23, 2023, at 71 years old. As one of the original members of Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefer Band, harmonica player Greg “Fingers” Taylor made a name for himself in the music world.
USM Music Professor, Dr. Ciraldo, to Donate Entire Guitar Music Collection to University Libraries
Dr. Nicholas Ciraldo, a music professor at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), plans to donate his entire collection of guitar music to the USM University Libraries. The collection comprises solo pieces, chamber music, concertos, and method books. Dr. Ciraldo, a faculty member since 2005, is a classical guitar specialist who also teaches various music courses. He anticipates that his donation will improve students' access to key repertoire and motivate others to donate.
Papa John’s Foundation donates $5K to Shelby Youth Challenge Program
CAMP SHELBY, Miss. (WDAM) - A national charitable foundation is stepping up to aid an Mississippi organization that helps at-risk youth and other students. Friday, the Papa John’s Foundation presented the Youth Challenge Foundation with a $5,000 donation. “What this comes from is the sale of our Shaqaroni pizzas,...
Serengeti Springs season passes sale extended
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – The Black Friday season pass sale for Serengeti Springs has been extended for a limited time. Serengeti Springs is expected to open in Spring 2024 at the Hattiesburg Zoo. Customers have three more days to save more than 50% and get a season pass for just $60. Serengeti Springs at the […]
Savor the Flavor: Top 3 BBQ Spots in Hattiesburg You Must Try
This article presents three exceptional barbecue spots in Hattiesburg. Have you had the chance to try any of them? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Feasting in Hattiesburg: The 5 Burgers That Are Revolutionizing the Taste Buds
In this article, we'll be exploring five must-try burgers in Hattiesburg. Have you had the pleasure of tasting any of these yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Hattiesburg's Coffee Hotspots: Your Guide to the Top 3 Cafes
In this article, we're exploring three delightful cafes in Hattiesburg. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!
Embark on a Culinary Journey: 5 Must-Visit Cajun/Creole Restaurants in Hattiesburg
In this article, we explore five top-notch Cajun/Creole restaurants in Hattiesburg. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these culinary hotspots? If you have, we'd love to hear your experiences! Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Spreading Holiday Cheer through 'Adopt a Petal Child for Christmas' Program
• The ‘Adopt a Petal Child for Christmas’ program in Petal, Mississippi is spreading holiday cheer by allowing people to adopt a child for Christmas. • The program was started four years ago by Petal resident Heather Barnes, who wanted to ensure that children in her community have a joyful holiday season.
Deadline approaching to submit ‘Midnight on Front Street’ artwork
HATTIESBURG Miss. (WDAM) - Deadline approaches for those intending to submit original artwork for the chance to become the 2023 official poster for the annual “Midnight on Front Street’ celebration. Entries must be submitted by 5 p.m. Friday to be considered. The winning poster, after being printed, signed...
Wake Up to Flavor: Hattiesburg's Must-Try Breakfast & Brunch Destinations
In this article, we will be exploring three exceptional breakfast and brunch spots in Hattiesburg. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Enchanting Melodies and Christmas Magic: Amahl and the Night Visitors Await You!
Location: Mannoni Performing Arts Center Auditorium. 📢 Hey everyone, mark your calendars because I have an exciting event to share with you! 🎉✨. 📍 Location: Mannoni Performing Arts Center Auditorium.
Hattiesburg hyena, Kito, finds new home at Kansas zoo
SALINA, Kan. (WDAM) - A little hyena who grew up at the Hattiesburg Zoo now has a new home in Kansas. In a Facebook post, the Rolling Hills Zoo welcomed Kito as their newest addition to the zoo. Kito, a male spotted hyena, was born last year in October and...
Experience the Magic of the Holiday Choral Spectacular - A Night of Music and Community
🎶🎄Get ready for a heartwarming night of music and community at the upcoming "Holiday Choral Spectacular"! This annual event, a favorite among locals, is set to take place on Thu, Nov 30 from 7pm to 9pm.
Parades, parties and programs, oh my! Hattiesburg Christmas events cover it all
The city of Hattiesburg's annual tree-lighting ceremony Thursday at Town Square Park will open the door to a month of holiday festivities in Hattiesburg. The tree lighting will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the park, at Main and Buschman streets, following the annual Christmas parade. Thursday. The 73rd annual Christmas...
10pm Headlines 11/25
SUMMARY: A man is behind bars in Jones County for a crime allegedly committed two months ago. A store in Laurel is getting ready for the holiday season. Rain is expected to move into the Pine Belt on Sunday morning. The news at ten starts right now, with Kyra Lampley. The man is behind bars in Jones County for a crime that happened back in September.