June 28th The Collingsworth Family Performing at 7 p.m. at Heritage United Methodist Church in Hattiesburg. This is a ticketed event; for ticket information, call 601-261-3371 or visit the websites we’re listing below this sentence.
June 29th The Bibletones Quartet: 47th Annual Homecoming Starts at 6 p.m. at the Lyman Community Center (13742 Hwy. 49, Gulfport). Doors open at 5 p.m.; admission is a $10 donation at the door.
Also performing are Josh & Ashley Franks and The Dixie Echoes. For more details, call 601-310-2991.
June 29th Trinity River Band Performing at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Sumrall (169 Center Ave.). Admission is free; a love offering will be collected. For more details, call 601-758-4738.
June 30th Benefit for Lane Smith Takes place from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at The ChuckWagon (460 Hwy. 15 South, Laurel). They will be selling smoked leg quarters or smoked rope sausage plates for $10. Plates include baked beans, potato salad, and chocolate cake. All proceeds will be used for medical expenses and travel for Lane Smith's family. For more details or to purchase tickets, call 601-651-7836.
June 30th Former North Korea Hostage Speaks Brother Rodney Duke speaks at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church of New Augusta (400 First Street East). Duke, A former pastor at New Augusta United Methodist Church, was taken hostage by North Korea many years ago before the current conflict with the country. Duke will also speak on his experience serving on the U.S.S. Pueblo and answering his call to the ministry. For more details, call 601-964-3500 or 601-549-2365.
July 4th Alvin Beasley 5K - 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Presented by the Sumrall Lions Club, the race starts at Sumrall Lions' Club Park. Registration forms can be requested by texting your email address to 601-606-3697. Pre-registration is $20, Pine Belt Pacers $18 and Day of race $25. T-shirts will be guaranteed to all pre-registered runners.
A parade follows the race at 10 a.m. An auction will start at 10:30 a.m. and there will be music, games, and carnival rides throughout the day. A cornhole competition starts at 2 p.m. A fireworks display, starting at 9 p.m., wraps up the day's events.
Domestic Violence If you are a victim of abuse or know someone who is, call the Domestic Abuse Family Shelter, toll free at 1-800-649-1092 for help. All calls will be confidential.
The Salvation Army Has been supporting those in need in without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadcast array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide.
U.S. Air Force Recruitment Office It's located at 5064 Hardy Street in Hattiesburg. Stop in and find out about the exciting opportunities waiting for you in today's Air Force -- or call Sergeant Lucas Evans at 601-329-1816.