Hibernate Search 3.0.0.CR1 is now out. This release is mainly the last bits of new features and polishing before the final version. The next cycle will be dedicated to bug fixes (of any bug that pops up), as well as test suite and documentation improvements.
Hibernate Search has a new beta out and comes with a bunch of interesting new features:
The most significant part, by far, of Hibernate Annotations 3.2.1 is the complete rewriting and feature expansion of Hibernate Search formerly known as Hibernate Lucene.