• Meet Bradley Myers

    Meet Bradley Myers

    Bradley Myers of Hattiesburg comes by his beard honestly. In a family filled with facial hair, he followed the tradition of previous generations.

    However, as his beard got longer and he saw a need, Myers decided to develop a beard oil that would tame those unruly whiskers. So, for the past two years, he has been mixing the concoction and selling 1-ounce bottles of Professional Beard Oil in the Hub City area.

  • Go-getter leaves Hub City a better place

    Go-getter leaves Hub City a better place

    After living in New Jersey, Florida and Georgia, Catherine Lott made her home in Hattiesburg. A graduate of The University of     Southern Mississippi, she has worked for the past four years with the DuBard School. 

    Before beginning at Southern Miss, Lott interned with the Area Development Partnership while finishing her degree. Once she graduated, she wanted to stay on at ADP and work as an event planner. At the time, a position like that was not available. However, one was created for her and she became the special event coordinator and worked on events like Hubfest. 

  • Meet Tom Colt

    Meet Tom Colt

    It has always been said that if you pick a job you love, you’ll never work a day in your life. Tom Colt knows this to be fact as he calls his job with Rock 104 nothing but fun. That fun has landed him the Best of the Pine Belt ‘Best Radio Music DJ’ designation for 2016.
    Colt stumbled into journalism with a desire to do radio. He never longed to be a reporter, simply to work for a radio station. And a journalism degree seemed like the way to go.

  • Meet Cathy Eaker

    Meet Cathy Eaker

    There are many words to describe Cathy Eaker – mother, daughter, volunteer, designer and writer, just to name a few. However, there is one name she did not realize she would claim again – Hattiesburger. 
    Eaker lived in Hattiesburg up until she reached junior high. From seventh grade on she spent in Tennessee with her parents. However, they always planned to move back to Hattiesburg after retiring, which was something she did not expect herself to do. 
    She decided to follow them back to her hometown three years later so that her son, Caden, could grow up knowing them. 

  • Social club still going strong

    Social club still going strong

    The teal-colored box of the current ICH president is filled with colorful folders. The foremost folder is 1973. There are missing years here and there…no 1974, nothing from 1976-‘84 and then they skip six years to 1990. And from there it’s up to date…for the most part.

  • Kathryn Miller

    Kathryn Miller

    Kathryn Miller, a recent graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi and Hattiesburg resident, is up-and-coming on the fashion scene with the debut of her fashion and lifestyle blog, Downhome Damsel. 
    Miller, a known fashionista and Free People junkie, first became interested in fashion in high school when she worked on the yearbook staff. She was assigned the fashion section and that is where she fell in love.  
    “This was also a time when I began to constantly flip through magazines and try to define my personal style,” Miller said. 

  • Meet Brad Clark

    Meet Brad Clark

    Brad Clark, who has lived in Hattiesburg since the early ‘90s, has watched the music scene grow through the years. He played with several bands throughout that time and said the music scene in Hattiesburg had an underground feeling to it then. 
    Clark got his start playing music with the Wurlitzer organ in his living room. 

  • Meet the Zeus maids and dukes

    Meet the Zeus maids and dukes

    On Feb. 5, 2016, the Mystic Krewe of Zeus gathered to crown King Zeus LXXVI and his Queen, and present the Maids and Dukes of the Royal Court.

  • Meet Melissa Kelly-Hill

    Meet Melissa Kelly-Hill

    Melissa Kelly-Hill of Petal created Twelve Five Cakery with birthdays in mind. Her business is even named after her own birthday, Dec. 5, because she said most people think of birthdays when they think cake. 
    However, her business is expanding to take on a new challenge – wedding cakes. She calls herself a newbie when it comes to wedding cake decorating, but with 12 unique cakes for each ceremony, she is gaining ground in this new venture.

  • Krewe of St. Fabian

    Krewe of St. Fabian

    The Krewe of St. Fabian was formed in August of 2014 in order to build and sustain the Catholic Church of St. Fabian in West Hattiesburg and Lamar County. The Krewe is comprised of unselfish men and women of all faiths and professions joining together for the common benefit of St. Fabian Catholic Church, while building community among its members in the spirit of Mardi Gras.
    Their inaugural Mardi Gras Ball was held  Jan. 22 at The Barn at Bridlewood with the theme of Fabian Under the Big Top. King Fabian I is Tom Light, and Queen Belle 2016 is Jill Jordan. 

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