• Signature Magazine's Top Chef: Will Taylor

     

    What’s one ingredient that you can't live without? Greek yogurt

    What’s your favorite type of music to listen to when cooking? JJ Grey & Mofro or Widespread Panic either or is alright by me.

    If you could cook for anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?  John Daly – I feel like he’d love a Pepperjack Gyro and the stories would be great!

    What’s your favorite ethnic cuisine? Mediterranean

  • A Dose of the Holy Ghost

    A few years ago, while visiting her brother in New York City, arts council director Rebekah Stark Johnson read a news article about a Harlem church that catered to the curiosity of visitors. People from far and wide would purchase tickets to experience the soulful worship of a traditional African American gospel church.
    The familiar traditional sounds that come from the open doors of churches right here in Mississippi, accentuate the spirit that makes us unique. 

  • Homes of Hope

    The third annual Si Robertson Sporting Clay Competition to benefit Homes of Hope for Children will take place Friday, March 23, at Pine Belt Gun Club in Lumberton. Quickly growing to be one of the top skeet shooting tournaments in the state, last year’s event boasted more than 400 contestants along with top-notch food and beverages all at one of the newest private shooting clubs in the South.

  • Turn $100 Into $100K

    The chance of having an extra $100 grand doesn’t happen all that often. United Way of Southeast Mississippi (SEMS) makes that dream a close reality each year through the United Way $100K Payday fundraiser. Last year, it happened for retired Army veteran Onix Rodriguez.

  • Imbibe for a Cause

    On Saturday, Feb. 24, Canebrake Country Club will host the second annual Wine and Whiskey Festival from 5-8 p.m. Guests will be able to taste more than 100 varieties of wines and spirits from 20 vendors, sample small bites from Canebrake’s Chef Antoine and his culinary team, listen to live music and more.

  • Festival Families

    The Best of the Pine Belt Awards show kicks off a summer of excitement  at 7:30 p.m. June 2 at the Saenger Theatre.

    Each year, the competition has grown and this night of fun reveals the area’s top choices after months of online voting. It also is the official release of the June edition of Signature Magazine, highlighting the winners and the official program for Hattiesburg’s premiere cultural arts event, FestivalSouth.

  • Treat Yourself to a Night of Sweet Dreams

    Imagine yourself in a room filled with beautiful and delectable desserts from the Pine Belt’s best bakeries, restaurants, local “celebrities” and talented individuals. This D.R.E.A.M. can come true!

  • Running the Race for Kids

    The theme of this year’s race will be “I CAN!,” featuring optional mid-race challenges and a post-race carnival.
    “At The Children’s Center, we know that ‘disability’ is short for ‘discover your abilities,’” said director Sarah Case-Price, “and we are reminded of this every day when we watch, in amazement, as our little ones work hard to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles.”

  • Mystic Krewe of Zeus: Dinner Dance

    The Mystic Krewe of Zeus celebrated the beginning of the carnival season at its annual Dinner Dance on Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center.

  • King & Queen Fabian

    King Fabian III, Scott Nelson

    Scott Nelson is a native of Hattiesburg. He graduated from Hattiesburg High in 1972 where he was a member of the Tiger basketball state championship team. Deciding to stay in Hattiesburg, Scott attended the University of Southern Mississippi where he received a degree in business administration and later a bachelor’s degree in nursing. After living in Jackson Hole, Wyoming for several years Scott moved to Jackson, Miss., where on a blind date he met his lifelong soulmate, Pearl Signa from Greenville.

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