Making A Difference: "Gathering Grounds"

They call the coffee shop 'Gathering Grounds.' It's in the old Lions Club building on the campus behind the Rankin County School Administration complex in Brandon. And although it is a part of the student's school program, it is also a very real business open to the public.

Chamberlain Hunt Academy: Making A Difference

Making a Difference: The Nursing Home Ministry

  Making a Difference: World Changers

  Making a Difference: Champion blood donor

Making a Difference: Billy Marlow

Making a Difference: Trey Long

Continued Coverage

Making a Difference: Carthage Senior Community Outreach Group

Making a Difference: Magnolia Chicks and Roosters Line Dancing Group

Making a Difference: The LIFE Organization

Making a Difference: United Health Care computer donation

  Making a Difference: The Mississippi State Guard

  Making a Difference: Kristin McClendon

  Making a Difference: Honor Flight

There is a vanishing segment of our population who made a great deal of difference to us and this country and they are the veterans of world war two. Now people are coming together to make a difference in their lives.

  Making a Difference: Operation Shoestring

Operation Shoestring was born during the civil rights era as a positive response to a tragic situation and has touched the lives of children and families on Bailey Avenue for over 40 years.

  Making a Difference: New Life for Women celebrates 25 years

There aren't balloons and cakes and stuff like that to celebrate the milestone that New Life for Women has attained in 25 years of helping women break lose from addictions.

  Making a Difference: The Nursing Home Ministry

Billy Thomas of Brandon rallies with a group of volunteers who are a part of The Nursing Home Ministry in the lobby of the VA Nursing Home in west Jackson.

Making a Difference: Attala County FFA

Making a difference in Hattiesburg

  Making A Difference: Pearl Latham

  Making a Difference: The T. K. Martin Center

  Making a Difference: Roy Puckett

  Making A Difference: The DuBard School for Language Disorders

  Making a Difference: Dentist takes talents home to Rwanda

Laurent Hategekimana spent some of the Christmas Holidays in the home of Beverly Yearwood and her family in Bovina. They met through Compassion International, an organization that allows sponsors to help children in distressed parts of the world through cooperating churches.

Tommie Mabry: Making a Difference

This is the story of a young man with a troubled past who has a bright future; not only a bright future for him, but for students in the classroom where he teaches.

  Making a Difference: The Little Light House

It is a deceptively quiet neighborhood where The Little Light House is located, in a few rooms inside Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Jackson -- because inside the place is alive with activity. The

  The Mustard Seed: Making a Difference

Although the gift shop at the 'Mustard Seed' in Flowood is open year round, now that it is November, many people will start migrating that way to pick up a special decoration this year.I rarely ever get

Elvis and Mobile Graceland at Harrah's

Graceland Comes to Harrah's in Vicksburg, MS.  Read the full story to find out what all the Elvis excitment is about!  Get all the details and dates of this rockin' and rollin' exhibit.

Gail Pittman, Christmas 2002.

Gail Pittman Gives to Habitat:  more information on this local ceramic designer and her support for Habitat for Humanity.

The 'Nutcracker'

Ballet Mississippi will once again celebrate the Christmas season with its annual production of The Nutcracker -- and WLBT's Morning Team has free tickets to give away!




WIN a GYM BAG or PORTFOLIO from the March of Dimes!  Here's how to enter...

Santa's Toy Chest

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Foods Fantastic

It's the New Stage Theatre League's annual fundraiser to support New Stage.  Foods Fantastic is a great opportunity to support New Stage and stock up your freezer at the same time. Plus there's a silent auction of various wines, cookbooks, and gift baskets in the lobby!!!  

World Run Day

A worldwide running event to benefit local charities in Jackson and hundreds of locations across the globe takes place Sunday, November 10.

Judge Joe Brown Giveaway

In a society of harsh realities and tough circumstances, Judge Joe Brown brings tough-love to television with his unorthodox style and alternative sentencing weekdays at 3PM on WLBT.  Click Here to ENTER to WIN great Judge Joe Brown goodies!

Red Beans and Rice Celebration Giveaway

Hot beans, Cool treats, and Ghostly Goblins will be on hand!  Win Tickets to a Great downtown Jackson Red Beans and Rice Celebration with WLBT!  Find out the details of this October 26th event.

Elvis Giveaway

WIN a FREE Elvis CD! Read the full story to register!

CelticFest 2002 Giveaway

CelticFest 2002, Event

CelticFest 2002 is Just Around the Corner and begins Friday Sept. 6th.  The stages will be packed with musicians, the dancefloors alive with dancers, and many more fun festivities-Don't miss it!