On Sunday, The City of Hattiesburg received a special designation from the American Hemerocallis Society (AHS), the national daylily organization.
A Daylily City designation was made to Hattiesburg by the AHS. This is the first such award in the nation made by AHS.
Hattiesburg’s restaurant community is a tight-knit group and never has that been more evident than earlier this week when restaurateur Robert St. John announced plans for an all-day benefit for Coney Island Café owner Billy Fokakis.
A different type of church service is available in the Hattiesburg area when University Baptist Church holds its Celtic Christian service on the second Sunday of each month.
The traditions of the service date back to 300 A.D., said Associate Pastor Kat Spangler Kimmel.
Lewis Lights, a Pine Belt holiday tradition for the past 28 years, was vandalized at the end of the year leaving owners questioning whether or not there would be a 29th year.
The City of Hattiesburg and a major industry in the Hub City have negotiated a new sewer contract to bring the costs more in line with other companies in the area.
Three insurance companies in Mississippi have agreed to provide more extensive coverage of services for people with autism and other developmental disorders.
Will’s Way, a Hattiesburg clinic, will benefit by being able to offer services to more families.
Alan Howe brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in plant operations across a variety of industries as he takes over as the director of Hattiesburg’s Water & Sewer Department.
Howe was approved for the position by the City Council at Tuesday’s special called meeting at City Hall after Mayor Toby Barker’s nomination.