Local Spotlight: Paul B. Johnson State Park

Local Spotlight: Paul B. Johnson State Park

Surround yourself in serene bliss—or soak up some summer fun in the splash pad! Paul B. Johnson State Park, just a 20 minute drive south of Hattiesburg, caters to vacationers and day trippers of all stripes, from backwoods adventurers to beach bums. About Paul B. Johnson State Park Nestled next to beautiful 225-acre Geiger Lake, Read more about Local Spotlight: Paul B. Johnson State Park[…]

In the News: Hattiesburg Clinic Was Featured in the New England Journal of Medicine

In the News: Hattiesburg Clinic Was Featured in the New England Journal of Medicine

In the wake of COVID-19, we have seen standard procedures upended and protocols amended. However, Hattiesburg Clinic was featured in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) for another reason: partnerships forged and problems solved. The Hattiesburg-based health care hub has received praise for its efforts amid the pandemic. From Shortage to Solutions Hattiesburg Clinic Read more about In the News: Hattiesburg Clinic Was Featured in the New England Journal of Medicine[…]

Local Spotlight: The University of Southern Mississippi

Local Spotlight: The University of Southern Mississippi

From all-night study sessions to vibrant student life, college is one of the most memorable milestones of a lifetime. It serves as the first foray for many into adulthood, and readies for future careers. Here in Hattiesburg, we have our own homegrown higher education institution: the University of Southern Mississippi. It’s where the Golden Eagles Read more about Local Spotlight: The University of Southern Mississippi[…]

7 Quick Facts About Hattiesburg, Mississippi

7 Quick Facts About Hattiesburg, Mississippi

You don’t have to go to school or a museum to brush up on your knowledge. In fact, you can learn from home right now! So go ahead—you can try these interesting facts about Hattiesburg, Mississippi on for size. What’s in a Nick-Name? We’re called the Hub City! If you’re wondering how we got that nickname, Read more about 7 Quick Facts About Hattiesburg, Mississippi[…]

Coming Up: HUBFEST 2020 in Downtown Hattiesburg

Coming Up: HUBFEST 2020 in Downtown Hattiesburg

A day full of fun, food, and festivities? Sign us up! It’s happening in Hattiesburg—HUBFEST 2020 in downtown Hattiesburg sets up camp on Saturday, March 28. Here’s everything you need to know to make the best of this city-wide fest! About HUBFEST The talk of southern Mississippi, HUBFEST 2020 in downtown Hattiesburg is a one-day, Read more about Coming Up: HUBFEST 2020 in Downtown Hattiesburg[…]

In the News: Coney Island Café’s Hot Dogs Break Record

In the News: Coney Island Café’s Hot Dogs Break Record

If you’ve been craving a hot dog lately, we have good news for you! One of Hattiesburg’s amazing local restaurants has just received an awesome accolade: being the longest-running hot dog seller in all of Mississippi. Coney Island Café’s hot dogs have broken a record—and they don’t break the bank. Here’s more on this mouthwatering Read more about In the News: Coney Island Café’s Hot Dogs Break Record[…]

Local Spotlight: Hub City Humane Society

Local Spotlight: Hub City Humane Society

After a long day of work, school, or even both, there’s nothing better than coming home to a pet that’s happy to see you! That’s one of the many reasons why Point O’Woods is pet-friendly! Hoping to find a sweet cat or dog to bring home? Visit Hub City Humane Society in Hattiesburg. More on Read more about Local Spotlight: Hub City Humane Society[…]

Looking Forward to 2020: Spend New Year’s Eve in Downtown Hattiesburg

Looking Forward to 2020: Spend New Year’s Eve in Downtown Hattiesburg

We’re less than a month away from 2020! Right now, we’re smack-dab in the busiest time of year too! That means that while many of us have plans for December holidays, we still haven’t decided exactly how we’re going to ring in a brand-new decade. If you’re searching for a way to start 2020 off Read more about Looking Forward to 2020: Spend New Year’s Eve in Downtown Hattiesburg[…]

Coming Up: EaglePalooza 2019

Coming Up: EaglePalooza 2019

There’s not much else as Southern Miss as EaglePalooza! Featuring live music that will get you up on your feet, EaglePalooza has become a staple of student life at The University of Southern Mississippi—and it’s open to the community as well. EaglePalooza 2019, happening on Nov. 8,  is shaping up to be one for the Read more about Coming Up: EaglePalooza 2019[…]

Local Spotlight: Hattiesburg Zoo

Local Spotlight: Hattiesburg Zoo

Hattiesburg, Mississippi is home to many great people. It’s also the home great animals at the Hattiesburg Zoo! Ever been before? Want to learn more about this local mainstay? Here’s just what makes the Hattiesburg Zoo so special! Animals When you go to the zoo, animals are obviously the main attraction! Though it’s always fun Read more about Local Spotlight: Hattiesburg Zoo[…]