OCEAN SPRINGS -- Revelers of the night braved the chill air to celebrate Mardi Gras with the Ocean Springs Carnival Association's night parade downtown Friday. Children were bundled cozily with winter jackets, scarves and mittens and their parents wrapped them in blankets as they waited for the parade to begin.
While the annual Directors Guild of America Awards can herald the eventual Oscar winners in the best director and picture categories, Saturday's ceremony also offers a telling look at who's working behind the camera in Hollywood amid the industry's ongoing discussion about diversity.
Hockey and Toronto are synonymous, with the sport's Hall of Fame being housed there and the Maple Leafs being one of the NHL's "Original Six" franchises. And sports like baseball, rugby, yachting and curling all have history in the city going back to the 19th century.
Lee County Library begins a yearlong 75th anniversary celebration at its monthly Lunching With Books event, featuring a scholarly lecture and dedicatory remarks for two major collections and rededication of the Helen Foster Auditorium.