Their love of all things nostalgic has led them to host the Old School Festival, sponsored by Osprey and C-Spire. On March 9, Erin and Ben Napier will be hosting workshops on the simple pleasures of life and teaching invaluable skills while the children get a chance to interact with one another without a phone or digital device in their hands.

Spring break is right around the corner, and hundreds (possibly thousands) of Mississippians will be looking for the perfect place to have their spring break staycation. Luckily, you don’t have to leave the state to experience a fun, memorable staycation.

Today is February 29 and it’s Leap Day. As you know, this day comes around about every four years (more on this later). It’s been associated with a variety of ancient customs, folklore, superstitions and traditions. But other than having an extra day to your year, how much do you know about Leap Day and Leap Year?  Here are some facts about this day.

John O’Conner is a beloved bartender and music connoisseur at Ground Zero Blues Club-Biloxi. The 65-year-old has always been passionate about live music and making people smile. So, when news traveled along the Mississippi Gulf Coast Line that John’s home burnt down and he was severely injured, Ground Zero-Biloxi staff, patrons, and the community rallied together. 

Legendary University of Southern Mississippi Baseball Coach Scott Berry was honored with presentation of Senate Resolution 6 by the Mississippi Senate on Thursday, February 22, 2024, upon his retirement at age 60, following 14 seasons at the helm of the baseball program, leading the Golden Eagles to unprecedented levels of success as the team moved to the Sun Belt Conference.

The 8th annual Renaissance Fest will be presiding at the Hattiesburg Zoo on Feb. 24-25. The royal festival is exciting as it marks the beginning of the Spring season for the Hattiesburg Zoo and the Hub City. The weekend will be filled with events, harkening back to the Renaissance era, with something for everyone in the family to enjoy.

Mississippi is truly one of the most beautiful and unique places in the United States. Sometimes, we may forget how much this state has to offer and how many amazing, famous people are from here.

Nothing heralds the hope of Spring in Mississippi like those beautiful yellow daffodils bravely poking their heads through the cold (often frost-laden) bare ground of the highways and byways of our state.