Disaster Loan Assistance Workshop

Friday, 15 September 2017 by

On Monday, Sept. 18, the City of Hattiesburg will begin construction along 4th Street between Hutchinson Avenue and North Street. This project will include new drainage, curb work, gutters, new light signals, sidewalks, a turn lane and a median. Project completion is scheduled for the beginning of 2018.   “This 4th Street project is a

Lane Closure

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 by

Beginning this morning, the TURN LANES at N 31st and Hardy Street will be closed temporarily so that the City of Hattiesburg can install new water lines for the District at Midtown construction.   While traffic delays can be expected, the four lanes for normal traffic flow will not be closed. The Hardy Street turns into Bancorp South

On Monday, Mayor Toby Barker announced his nominations for the City of Hattiesburg’s Municipal Court, including Wes Curry as municipal court judge; Phillip McSwain, Jr. as municipal court clerk; Shakita Taylor as public defender; and Sally O’Flynn as city prosecutor.   “From day one, our administration’s vision has included a municipal court where people are

Between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. today, the US National Weather Service Jackson Mississippi anticipates that we may receive one to two inches of rainfall. Coupled with the amount of rainfall we received yesterday and last night, this is expected to cause flash flooding in several areas.   We ask that all citizens avoid being

The Council of Neighborhoods is inviting the public to attend a meet-and-greet for the Mayor, Council and other members of the administration Thursday, August 10. Please join us at 5:30 p.m. at Jackie Dole Community Center.

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

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