Today, Mayor Toby Barker announced Dr. John G. “Greg” Ladner as assistant to the mayor. He will work specifically with developing a strategic plan for Hattiesburg, reviewing the city’s administrative structure and working on other specific initiatives.   Ladner most recently served as interim superintendent of the Hattiesburg Public School District. In that role, he

Today, Mayor Toby Barker announced two additions to his administrative team, including Betsy Mercier as his office manager and Maryann Harris as administrative assistant to Kermas Eaton, city clerk.   “Customer service is a top priority for our administration, and it’s important that we set a high bar when any person walks into our office.”

2017 Football Registration

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 by

On Monday, July 17, Mayor Toby Barker named Delores McNair as his nominee for the vacant seat on the Hattiesburg Public School District board of trustees and Andrew Ellard as his nominee for director of Urban Development. “When it comes to our public school system, Delores McNair leads by example,” said Barker. “She is actively

On Friday, July 14 at 7 p.m., the City of Hattiesburg will close Main Street between East 5th and East 6th streets due to a concern for public safety regarding the Mount Carmel Baptist Church property that was severely damaged during a tornado in 2013. In May, both the City’s fire marshal, Stephen Mooney, and

Outreach Workshop

Wednesday, 05 July 2017 by

Upon taking the stage after being sworn in Thursday as Hattiesburg’s 35th mayor, Toby Barker asked Hub City residents to come together — with public officials and each other — to help move the city into the future. “I will ask for you to be up and doing,” Barker told the crowd at the Saenger Theater in

HATTIESBURG, MS – On Thursday, June 29 at 10 a.m., the inauguration of Mayor Toby Barker and the Hattiesburg City Council will be held at the historic Saenger Theater in downtown Hattiesburg. Citizens of Hattiesburg are invited to attend.   Dr. Eddie Holloway, Dean of Students at The University of Southern Mississippi and former Ward

2017 Mayor Inauguration

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 by

The City of Hattiesburg and Forrest County Invite you to Host a Night Out Against Crime Event August 1st The City of Hattiesburg and Forrest County invite neighborhood organizations, churches, businesses, civic and community organizations to host an event in their neighborhood on August 1st from 6 pm to 8 pm. This year’s theme is