Benson's Steakhouse & Taproom

New Restaurant Spotlight: Benson’s Steakhouse & Taproom

If you haven’t had the chance to dine at Benson’s Steakhouse & Taproom in West Hattiesburg, this spotlight may prompt a spontaneous date night or night out with friends! Benson’s Steakhouse & Taproom This West Hattiesburg steakhouse officially opened in March of this year. When you visit Benson’s Steakhouse & Taproom, there are a handful Read more about New Restaurant Spotlight: Benson’s Steakhouse & Taproom[…]

Smith Drug Company in Hattiesburg

Local Spotlight: Smith Drug Company in Hattiesburg

Celebrate our city’s vibrant history while sipping on a malt or milkshake from the newly-restored Smith Drug Company in Hattiesburg on Mobile Street! A blast from the past Smith Drug Company in Hattiesburg is officially open to the public on Saturdays from noon until 4 p.m. now through August thanks to the city’s renewed interest Read more about Local Spotlight: Smith Drug Company in Hattiesburg[…]

Trattoria Pizzeria in Hattiesburg

New Restaurant Spotlight: Trattoria Pizzeria in Hattiesburg

Have you been in the mood for authentic Italian cuisine? It might be a good time for you to try the new Trattoria Pizzeria in Hattiesburg before the secret is out and the wait is long! Trattoria Pizzeria Trattoria Pizzeria in Hattiesburg opened downtown in mid-November. The locally-owned restaurant specializes in fresh, made-to-order Italian dishes. Read more about New Restaurant Spotlight: Trattoria Pizzeria in Hattiesburg[…]

USM's Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's Degree Options

On Campus: USM’s Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Options

Back-to-school season has already begun! That leaves many of wondering—what kind of education can we find in Hattiesburg, MS? You know that our town is home to the University of Southern Mississippi. What you may not know about, though, is information about USM’s accelerated bachelor’s to master’s degree options. Don’t worry though—we’ll fill you in. Read more about On Campus: USM’s Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Options[…]

Okatoma Resort & RV Park

Local Spotlight: Okatoma Resort & RV Park

There’s nothing like a Southern summer. The hum of the crickets, the chorus of croaking frogs, the firefly light show among the pines and oaks—even the heat and humidity hanging around like old familiar friends—make it special. It’s not too late to enjoy all of that and then some during the last days of summer Read more about Local Spotlight: Okatoma Resort & RV Park[…]

Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art

Local Spotlight: Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art

Love local art? You’re not alone! The Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art, an arm of VisitHattiesburg, dedicates itself to showcasing artwork for public enjoyment. Their vision articulates more for art than just aesthetic—it’s a source for awe-inspiring human connection. What does the Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art do? Much of the artwork that dots Hattiesburg’s Read more about Local Spotlight: Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art[…]

The Hattiesburg Zoo

Local Spotlight: The Hattiesburg Zoo

While many of us are stuck at home, we’re trying to find rewarding ways to fill our time. Though The Hattiesburg Zoo is closed until at least March 31, it still has tons of info and videos on its Facebook page and website that will help you find a deeper appreciation of animals—and a whole Read more about Local Spotlight: The Hattiesburg Zoo[…]

Mississippi Armed Forces Museum

Local Spotlight: Mississippi Armed Forces Museum

On December 10, 1817, Mississippi officially became a state. Since then, it has been heavily involved in American—and military—history. Though Veterans Day was earlier this month, you can learn more about our state and our veterans at the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum. What is the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum? In 1984, the Mississippi Armed Forces Read more about Local Spotlight: Mississippi Armed Forces Museum[…]

BeCollege Town in Mississippi

Hattiesburg Ranks as the Best College Town in Mississippi

College. A time full of papers, test prep, and the all-important weekend parties. Often caricatured in film, TV, and other forms of popular culture, college signifies a major shift for many young adults. It’s a time to meet people, make new friends, and mull options for a potential career. And there is an important part Read more about Hattiesburg Ranks as the Best College Town in Mississippi[…]

fast facts about Hattiesburg, Mississippi

10 Fast Facts About Hattiesburg, Mississippi

The lovely town of Hattiesburg houses thousands of happy residents—and you may be among them. Share the love of this great city and surprise friends, coworkers, and family with these fascinating facts about Hattiesburg, Mississippi. They might even give you new ideas about how you’ll spend your free time! City Nickname Ever wonder if Hattiesburg Read more about 10 Fast Facts About Hattiesburg, Mississippi[…]