Mississippi Freedom Trail Memorializes Clyde Kennard with Marker at USM

February 02, 2018

A new marker on the Mississippi Freedom Trail memorializes Clyde Kennard, the first African-American student known to apply for admission to The University of Southern Mississippi.

Hunt Named Director of Sales & Visitor Services For VisitHATTIESBURG

January 15, 2018

The Hattiesburg Tourism Commission is pleased to announce the addition of experienced tourism professional Paige Hunt as its new director of sales and visitor services. Hunt brings extensive knowledge and proficiency to the leadership role having worked in both local and state tourism during her fifteen-year career.   

Hattiesburg Episode of Palate to Palette featuring Robert St. John, Wyatt Waters airs Nov. 9 on MPB television

November 09, 2017

Join two of Mississippi’s favorites – chef Robert St. John and artist Wyatt Waters – as they visit six Mississippi cities, including Hattiesburg, creating scrumptious dishes and beautiful watercolor paintings in their new television series Palate to Palette on Mississippi Public Broadcasting Television. The Hattiesburg episode airs at 7 p.m. Nov. 9, with an encore presentation at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 12.

Crane Named Director of Communications and Digital Strategies for VisitHattiesburg

November 01, 2017

The Hattiesburg Tourism Commission is pleased to announce the addition of Paige Crane to the team as director of communications and digital strategies.  In this role, Crane will focus on growing and strengthening Hattiesburg’s digital marketing efforts and serve as the media relations contact for VisitHattiesburg.  

Dorsey Selected as VisitHattiesburg’s New Executive Director

October 02, 2017

After an executive search process with nationally recognized firm Searchwide, the Hattiesburg Tourism Commission has selected Marlo Dorsey as its new executive director effective October 1.