COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Development Authority has awarded grants to several tourism-centered events in Lowndes County.
The Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau says the Catfish in the Alley, Decorative Arts and Preservation Forum/Antiques Show and Sales, Market Street Festival, DREAM 365-MLK Celebration and Caledonia Days will receive grants under the authority's 2013-2014 program.
The authority had $250,000 to award statewide. The local awards included:
— $4,000 for Catfish in the Alley.
— $2,000 for the Decorative Arts and Preservation Forum/Antiques Show and Sales.
— $4,000 for Caledonia Days.
— $4,000 for the Market Street Festival.
—$2,000 for DREAM 365-MLK Celebration.