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Entergy: Be safe, save energy with holiday lighting

In the holiday movie classic, “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” Clark Griswold sets out to create a good old-fashioned family Christmas. He lights the outside of his house with 25,000 twinkling lights, which at first fail to work (due to his faulty wiring) and then temporarily cause a citywide power shortage and wreak havoc for his neighbors.

Dollarway dance team awarded grant

The Dollarway High School Diamond Dynasty Dancers were recently awarded a SweetN’Low Team Grant from Cumberland Packaging. The team is made up of ninth- to 12th-grade students. The team plans to utilize the grant to provide free outreach to the community surrounding self-esteem for young girls. Pictured are, from left: Tollisa Stricklen, Ajahi Davis, Asia Turner, Genevia Sims, Kira Kilpatrick and Donteria Willis. The directors are Leaundra Sanders and Vickie Liddell. (Special to The Commercial)