Hattiesburg Zoo expansion

In the News: Hattiesburg Zoo Expansion

The recently-announced Hattiesburg Zoo expansion hopes to make a big splash by the summer of 2023! Construction on phase one of the future Serengeti Springs is scheduled to begin this month. About the expansion The Hattiesburg Zoo expansion is no small undertaking! In fact, the Serengeti Springs site will be located on 3.5 acres of Read more about In the News: Hattiesburg Zoo Expansion[…]

painting the Eagle Walk at USM

On Campus: Painting the Eagle Walk at USM

A new flock of Golden Eagles is getting ready to descend on the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. Preparations for annual traditions like painting the Eagle Walk at USM are underway too! Golden Eagle Welcome Week There’s one “time-honored tradition” that began in 1997 that signals the “first of” many Southern Miss traditions. Each Read more about On Campus: Painting the Eagle Walk at USM[…]

food truck parks in Hattiesburg

In the News: Food Truck Parks in Hattiesburg

Fans of the food truck phenomenon and food truck operators alike have something to look forward to with recent revisions to city ordinances. Thanks to an updated amendment, food truck parks in Hattiesburg can now be developed. What it Means According to reports, the city decided to move forward with revisions to Section 5 of Read more about In the News: Food Truck Parks in Hattiesburg[…]

The Hattiesburg Pocket Museum

In the News: The Hattiesburg Pocket Museum

Sometimes good ideas come from unusual circumstances, and the littlest things can be the biggest surprise. The Hattiesburg Pocket Museum fits the bill for both of these. Out of Pocket When COVID-19 led to the closing of the historic Saenger Theater last year, no one knew just what was in store for the downtown Hattiesburg Read more about In the News: The Hattiesburg Pocket Museum[…]

Fat Boys Pizza in Hattiesburg

In the News: Fat Boys Pizza in Hattiesburg

Occasionally, there are times where we can eat pizza all day long! Lunch, dinner, and even breakfast—each bite tastes like a slice of heaven. Soon, you’ll have another pie place to add into the rotation: Fat Boys Pizza in Hattiesburg, MS. In fact, they aim to open their doors this spring! More on the New Read more about In the News: Fat Boys Pizza in Hattiesburg[…]

Minor League Soccer in Hattiesburg

In the News: Minor League Soccer in Hattiesburg

There’s big news for soccer players in the Pine Belt and neighboring areas! With the upcoming inaugural season of minor league soccer in Hattiesburg, the Southern States Soccer Club is holding open try-outs for the team next month. Be a Star If you grew up playing the sport, and you once had dreams of going Read more about In the News: Minor League Soccer in Hattiesburg[…]

El Rayo in Hattiesburg

In the News: El Rayo in Hattiesburg

Tacos. Margaritas. Guacamole. If you’ve been craving Tex-Mex, we have some delicious news for you! A new restaurant will break into business soon, and it will serve them all. Next month, find fantastic food at the grand opening of El Rayo in Hattiesburg, MS. More on the Development of El Rayo in Hattiesburg Our city Read more about In the News: El Rayo in Hattiesburg[…]

Stadium Renovation at USM's Hattiesburg Campus

In the News: Stadium Renovation at USM’s Hattiesburg Campus

Miss cheering on the University of Southern Mississippi? Though we may need to wait a bit longer for the next big football game, the good news is that an amazing new experience is in the cards at M.M. Roberts Stadium. Currently, there is an ongoing stadium renovation at USM’s Hattiesburg campus. Wondering what that entails? Read more about In the News: Stadium Renovation at USM’s Hattiesburg Campus[…]

Science Center for Marine Fisheries

In the News: Science Center for Marine Fisheries

When thinking of squid, what comes to mind? For the Norse, giant squid spawned the mythological kraken. Now, following a Science Center for Marine Fisheries (SCEMFIS) study, squid could be seen as dollar signs. The study revealed the enormous economic impact longfin squid fisheries have along the U.S. East Coast. What is the Science Center Read more about In the News: Science Center for Marine Fisheries[…]

New Statue in Downtown Hattiesburg

In the News: New Statue in Downtown Hattiesburg Honors Civil Rights Leader

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a time when we honor an incredibly important Civil Rights leader. His long-lasting legacy continues to shape our country. It’s also critical to remember that Martin Luther King Jr. worked hand-in-hand with many others in order to combat racial injustice. Another influential Civil Rights pioneer was Vernon F. Read more about In the News: New Statue in Downtown Hattiesburg Honors Civil Rights Leader[…]