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Crystal Springs Christmas light contest set for Dec. 16

The Chautauqua Garden Club of Crystal Springs presents their annual Christmas light contest. Judging will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 16. There are seven categories that will be judged: Best Door, Best Window, Best Overall, Best Commercial, The True Meaning of Christmas, Children’s Christmas, and Best Christmas Lights. The contest welcomes contestants…

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Christmas activities set in Copiah County

The Christmas season is here and Copiah County’s communities are working to help everyone get into the spirit of Christmas. Parades and other special events are coming up and there is plenty to do for everyone. Wednesday, December 1 Crystal Springs Christmas tree lighting at 6:15 p.m. today at Railroad Park. Thursday, December 2 The…

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Santa’s Runway light display returns to Pattison community

Santa’s Runway, located at 1028 Parks Dr., Pattison, will officially open for the Christmas season on Wednesday, Dec. 1. A soft opening will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. nightly Nov. 26-30. The annual 1/4-mile drive-thru Christmas light display features 100,000 static and synchronized lights, by David Parks in Copiah County, set to music…

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Community & Religious Calendar

November 27 There will be a Health and Wellness Fair 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 27 at New Life Cathedral of Worship, 28172 Highway 28, Hazlehurst. The fair will feature health screenings, community health services, chiropractic services, nutrition education, spiritual health, mental health education, music, and more. For more information, call 601-668-4201. December 4…

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Hyde-Smith opens office in Brookhaven

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith recently announced the opening of an office in downtown Brookhaven to serve constituents in southwest Mississippi. The new Hyde-Smith office is located in Suite C of the Benoits Building at 117 W. Cherokee Street, Brookhaven. “I’m thrilled to open an office in Brookhaven. This space will give Mississippians in this region…

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Entries sought for C.S. Christmas Parade

The Crystal Springs Christmas Parade will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2. The theme this year is “Christmas Carol.” Parade registration forms are available at the Crystal Springs Chamber of Commerce office and can be found online on the chamber’s Facebook page. Completed forms can be faxed to 601-892-4870, e-mailed to, or mailed…

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