The University of Southern Mississippi College of Business and Economic Development and its Business Advisory Council has chosen Billy Hewes as the 2019 Boardman Alumnus of the Year and Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker as the Young Alumnus of the Year.
I've always been a lover of great architecture. That love grew out of my childhood fascination with skyscrapers.
Several items in Col. Felsher’s column last week warrant serious commentary.
Nobody likes to be stereotyped, but there are a few assumptions about southern states that are pretty accurate.
We have some of the best food in the country; agriculture is an important part of our culture and our economy; and we have some of the most reliably-conservative voters in the nation.
The primary and traditional American holidays are Christmas, New Year’s, Valentine’s, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, and Thanksgiving.
I enjoy each of them for different reasons. There are two that typically bring my family together, Christmas and Thanksgiving.
We’ll cover Christmas in a few weeks.
Lamar County residents are encouraged to “Share the Warmth” this holiday season by supporting a clothing drive to help students in the Lamar County School District.
During the drive, which runs until December 16, participants can donate new or gently-used coats or school uniforms for all ages.
The former Izzo’s Illegal Burrito location on Hardy Street will soon be home to a new medical center, a move made possible by Hattiesburg City Council’s approval of three land code variances to the site.
It was still cold outside when the first runner came across the finish line at the early-morning 5K run at Lake Thoreau on Saturday, Nov. 16. But twin bonfires were already burning, and hot chocolate and instant coffee were available.
And the bicycles were ready to go.