Posts Tagged ‘HATTIESBURG’

Contractors bring Tanglefoot Trail closer to opening date

Contractors are putting the finishing touches on north Mississippi’s Tanglefoot Trail. The 44.5-mile long multi-use recreational trail will be the region’s answer to South Mississippi’s Longleaf Trace recreational trail. Tanglefoot runs from New Albany to Houston. The trail is an old Gulf Mobile & Ohio railroad. Betsey Hamilton, chairperson of the GM&O Rails to Trails […] [...]

OUR VIEW: USM makes right call by calling off tornado relief campaign

We have all seen the pictures, read the reports and heard the stories coming out of Moore, Okla. The cost of a massive tornado that battered the Oklahoma City suburb could be more than $2 billion, according to a preliminary official estimate. State authorities meanwhile said two infants were among the 24 people who perished […] [...]

Click Boutique revives Hattiesburg downtown retail district

If anyone was at Click Boutique on April 27, 2011, they would have thought they were on the set of the popular AMC series “Mad Men.” The show is based on a 1960s New York City advertising agency and the mod fashion of the time is a definite source of inspiration for the Hattiesburg women’s […] [...]

Leadership class unveiled

The Area Development Partnership (ADP) has chosen the Leadership Pinebelt Class of 2013. This years class includes: Harris Bell, Hattiesburg Clinic; Jennifer Boudreaux, University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association; Kristen Brock, Hattiesburg Tourism Commission; Wes Brooks, DuBard School for Language Disorders at University of Southern Mississippi; Katherine Callaway, Commercial Business Interiors; Shonta Duncan, Southern Mississippi […] [...]

Echols-Williams named officer

by Published: March 8,2013

Tags: HATTIESBURG, healthcare, Quenyatta Echols-Williams

Dr. Quenyatta Echols-Williams of Hattiesburg has been appointed deputy district health officer for Southeast Public Health District VIII. Public Health District VIII includes Covington, Forrest, Greene, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Perry, and Wayne counties. Echols-Williams is a graduate of Tougaloo College and the University of Iowa School of Medicine. After her residency at the […] [...]

Clinic adds Fielder

Hattiesburg Clinic recently welcomed Carrie Fielder, Ph.D., to Connections as a licensed psychologist. Fielder received her bachelor of science from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Mich., and both her master of arts and doctor of philosophy from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. She is licensed by the Mississippi State Board of Psychology. [...]

General Dynamics IT to locate call center in Hattiesburg

by Published: February 22,2013

Tags: General Dynamics, HATTIESBURG, IT call center, Johnny Dupree

Less than two weeks after a tornado tore through Hattiesburg, state and local officials gathered to announce that General Dynamics Information Technology will open a call center in the city. The call center will create 225 jobs by this summer, and 250 by April 2014. The new location, set for the 17,000 square-foot Cloverleaf Building […] [...]

Foundation recognizes Headrick

by Published: February 15,2013

Tags: HATTIESBURG, Katie Tucker Headrick, Leaf Foundation

Ellisville native Katie Tucker Headrick has been named Volunteer of the Year for 2013 by the Hattiesburg-based Leaf Foundation. She is currently a member of the board of directors for the foundation. According to board chair Michael Marks, Headrick is defined by a lifetime of community service, charitable giving and helping those in need. Close […] [...]

February 15, 2013- Chuck McIntosh

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MBA program returning to Hattiesburg

The next couple of years will be key to the University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business, with the return of the MBA program to the Hattiesburg campus, the selection of a new dean and the opening of a new building to house its students, faculty and staff in Hattiesburg. Budget cuts in 2010 forced […] [...]

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