Chip Johnson

Chip Johnson, the mayor of Hernano, Miss., will be the keynote speaker at the Star City Chamber of Commerce annual awards banquet Thursday night. Johnson, who is also the vice president of the Mississppi Municipal League, has become a spokesman for community health and quality of life initiatives, especially those that can be undertaken by local government.

The banquet will be held at the Star City Civic Center on Liberty Street in Star City. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. followed by the program which will include the annual awards: Man of the Year, Woman of the Year, and Business of the Year. Tickets are $25 per person. Tickets may purchased at Star City City Hall.