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    Mardi Gras through the ages

    By Tammy Smith Mobile, Alabama, claims to be the first U.S. city to celebrate Mardi Gras. So does New Orleans. Meanwhile, the Mississippi Gulf Coast sits in the middle, not really worried about who was first. It’s all about having fun, no matter what your age.  Mardi Gras first was observed in North America in […]

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    Royal Revue 2021

    *Please note activities listed are subject to change/cancellation depending on Covid-19 conditions and restrictions. CARNIVAL ASSOCIATION OF LONG BEACH  QUEEN ROSALIE: Jennifer O’Neal Glenn Long Beach Carnival Association Mardi Gras Ball 2022  Feb. 18, 2022, 8 p.m.  St. Vincent de Paul School, Long Beach  Ticket price: $40.00  For more info: calb1960@gmail.com   GULF COAST CARNIVAL […]

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    Take the dread out of holiday travel

    By Tammy Smith Traveling over the holidays always carries a certain amount of stress, but several factors can up that stress level this year. Here are some suggestions that might make that trip a little more enjoyable. PLAN EARLY  Book airfare and hotel rooms as soon as possible. You might even find some deals by […]

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