• 2019 HUB AWARD: Hale, Stetelman to be honored Nov.12

    A devoted physician with more than four decades of service in the field of family medicine and an iconic Hattiesburg business and civic leader have been chosen as recipients of this year’s prestigious Hub Award.

    The Hub Award committee will bestow Dr. Thomas Eric Hale and Andy Stetelman the recognition Tuesday, Nov. 12 event during a ceremony at the Hattiesburg Lake Terrace Convention Center. The event will begin with a reception at 6 p.m.

  • MEET Bill Ray: City of Hattiesburg Veteran of the Year for 2019/2020

    Bill Ray has been named the  Hattiesburg Veteran of the Year for 2019-2020 by the City of Hattiesburg Veteran’s Committee.

    He will be recognized at the annual Veteran’s Day Program at 11 a.m. Nov. 11 at the Veteran’s Memorial Park in downtown Hattiesburg. The program is open to the public and will follow the Veteran’s Day Parade, which starts at 10 a.m. at the Hardy Street Baptist Church.

  • November Happenings


    6-7:30 PM @ Oddfellows Gallery

  • Empty Bowls: Fundraiser helps feed Hungry in the Pinebelt

    According to Feeding America, 19 percent of Mississippi households live with food insecurity, which means they do not always know where they will find their next meal. That translates into more than 160,000 Mississippi children under age 18 living in food insecure households, consistently unable to access nutritious and adequate amounts of food necessary for a healthy life.

  • Happenings: October


    11:30 AM - 1 PM @ City Hall Fountain Park

  • CULINARY CRAWL: Taking it to the Hub City’s Streets

    VisitHattiesburg is pleased to announce the city’s second annual Restaurant Week scheduled for Oct. 6 –13. Last year’s inaugural event attracted foodies from throughout the region, and VisitHattiesburg expects this year’s event to grow with the addition of new partners and offerings.

    Visitors and locals will enjoy the week’s theme, OctoberFEAST, which will feature specialty hamburgers as a nod to “Hattiesburgers.” Participating restaurants will embrace the theme by creating new menu items and specials for the week. 

  • DUBARD SPEAKEASY OCTOBER 3 @ The Bottling Company

    For the seventh year, the DuBard School will celebrate the gift of language in true speakeasy fashion. This event recognizes the 55+ years of service DuBard School has provided to individuals by helping them to “speak easy.” 
    The DuBard School Speakeasy is a night of music, food, drinks and dancing – all while spreading the good news of the school and the life-changing DuBard Association Method.   

  • September Happenings


    8PM @ Saenger Theater
    Keb' Mo' (Solo) will be live at the Hattiesburg Saenger Theater as part of the City Lights + Music Nights Concert Series. His 14 albums have garnered him 4 GRAMMY awards and a producer/engineer/artist GRAMMY Certificate. He has received 11 GRAMMY nominations. Keb' has also been awarded 11 Blues Foundation Awards and 6 BMI Awards for his work in TV & Film. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets available at Saenger Box Office.

  • Storytellers

    Stories by Beth Bunch and Haskel Burns
    Photos by Rob Walker

    Three men. Three Paths. Three very different journeys. 

    Ravic 'Doc' Ringlaben

    Flyin' Bryan Hicks

    Jim Coll


  • HPSD Hattiesburg High Hall of Fame Class

    Fifteen distinguished alumni of Hattiesburg’s city schools will be inducted into the 2019 Hattiesburg Hall of Fame by the Hattiesburg Public School District Foundation.
    Inductees for the 2019 Class, the second-ever announced, come from fields of business, politics, education, healthcare, journalism, and sports.

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