While I make no claim to being a prophet, a seer, a soothsayer, or even flat-out smart, I can predict with utmost confidence what will be on the minds of the approximately 70,000 men and women of the Navy and Marine Corps who will be at sea or in port overseas on Thanksgiving Day: food and home.
Okay, it’s been a minute since you’ve heard from me. That wasn’t by design. Life, as I’m sure each of you experiences, gets in the way. I don’t mean to imply that there haven’t been a few hours here and there over the last couple months that couldn’t banged something out. There has. However, I’ve needed those rare moments to recharge.
One of my favorite aspects of journalism is getting to meet interesting people. That does not mean, of course, that every interview is interesting.
I’m not certain whether it’s a bragging point, or if I deserve demerits, but I once fell asleep while interviewing then-U.S. Senator Bill Frist, of Tennessee.
Do you feel stressed over work, finances, health, or the state of our country?
I easily get worked up over traffic in Hattiesburg or some tweet that appears on my iPhone.
When my home WiFi is insufficient or out of order, my family suddenly becomes a discombobulated and irritated bunch, snarky and sour to each other.
Three simultaneous construction components are underway at the location of the upcoming Hattiesburg Public Safety Complex, marking a good start to the Hall Street site that will serve as new home to the Hattiesburg Police Department and municipal court.
The Mississippi Transportation Commission has awarded Warren Paving $2 million for a paving project on Mississippi 589 in Lamar County, part of almost $55 million given throughout the state for infrastructure projects that will be overseen by the Mississippi Department of Transportation.
Shop, eat, and be merry with local businesses this holiday season. Hattiesburg locals and visitors are encouraged to “shop small” on Saturday, Nov. 30, by visiting locally owned shops and restaurants in downtown Hattiesburg.
“If you build it they will come” may be a line most remember from Kevin Costner’s character in Field of Dreams.
There are two holidays in the record store year. After the massive celebration that is Record Store Day in April, we put a little spin during this season with RSD Black Friday this week.