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Chewie and Maple Say Hi: Hattiesburg Zoo Hosts Its Third Annual Sloth-A-Thon

A Hattiesburg Zoo sloth hanging upside down from a wooden railing

Visitors will be able to meet up close with two of the Hattiesburg Zoo’s friendliest sloths, Chewie and Maple, at the zoo’s third annual Sloth-A-Thon event on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Guests will also have the opportunity to enjoy donuts from Shipley Do-Nuts, beer from Stokes Distributing, a slow-paced race, […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters, Flu Shots Available As October Starts

A masked person in a black and white stripped top to the right, a masked person in blue to the left putting a bandaid on the first persons arm

Booster doses are now available for many vaccinated Mississippians, providing an extra barrier against transmission of the virus for those vaccinated at the beginning of the year. But health-care professionals are also encouraging Mississippians to remember their flu shots as flu season approaches.

Attic Gallery Has Packed in Technicolor of Art for 50 Years in Vicksburg

A round table covered in art, with more art hanging on the wall behind it. A woman sits to the back left.

A 50-year history as a showcase and sanctuary for art, artists and art lovers anchors the Attic Gallery as Mississippi’s oldest continuously operating art gallery. Owner Lesley Silver anchors the Attic Gallery as the gentle heart and soul at its core, amid a swirl of paintings, glasswork, woodwork, metal work, jewelry, fabric art, assemblage, collage, pottery and lots more.