A Grammy-winning producer and entrepreneur who proudly claims The University of Southern Mississippi as her alma mater is the guest speaker at the school’s University Forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Bennett Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.
The Hattiesburg Zoo is turning into a magical destination fit for the spookiest ghouls, goblins, and the prettiest of princesses for Zoo Boo 2019.
October 25 is the one spooky night of the year when the African American Military History Museum comes to life! Booseum is a family-friendly event held annually at the historic USO, located in the Sixth Street Museum District.
Having raised almost $600,000 in the fight against cancer, Kent Oliver was recognized as this year’s Humanitarian of the Year by the Junior Auxiliary of Hattiesburg.
Oliver is founder of Laughs4Life, a philanthropic organization supporting cancer research and patient quality of life.
Thomas B. Barge
94, of Hattiesburg
Thomas B. Barge died Oct. 1, 2019. Services were Oct. 4 with burial in Highland Cemetery.
Mr. Barge was a retired surveyor and a member of Court Street Methodist Church.
Survivors include a number of nieces and nephews.
The Hattiesburg Concert Association, which presents FestivalSouth and the Meistersingers among its many offerings, announced Amanda Powell as the new chairwoman of the board. Powell succeeds longtime chair David Ott, who moves to the position of immediate past chair.
On Wednesday, Mississippi Representative Kent McCarty joined Pete Martinez, deputy vice president of state advocacy of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), at Longleaf Elementary to announce a $2,500 STEM Pipeline educational grant to support the school’s initiatives for STEM curriculum.
Downtown Hattiesburg’s 2019 Fall Art Walk is set for from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, where dozens of art vendors will line the streets of downtown.
Live music, various art activities, and food will be offered throughout the event.