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    ‘There’s never a dull moment’

    A speedy recovery after state-of-the-art, non-surgical procedures in a spa-like environment is The Vein Institute of South Mississippi’s goal for every patient. “Providing this level of care is what is special to us,” says Dr. J. Keith Thompson, a board-certified vascular surgeon and founder and CEO of The Vein Institute. Thompson has more than 18 years’ experience […]

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    Limitless determination

    Sometimes, the best paths in life are the ones we don’t plan to take. That’s the lesson Dorothy DuBose Shaw, director, ethics, EEO/DE&I, Ingalls Shipbuilding, learned when she began her 51-year shipyard career fresh out of college. “I have been in human resources for more than 40 years,” Shaw says. “I did not choose this […]

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    Eat this, not that: parent edition

    By Laurin Lambert As parents, we want what’s best for our children, and establishing healthy eating habits is no exception. However, we also live in a fast-paced world, where we as parents we are balancing homework and after school-activities along with our own adult responsibilities. How can we help our kids make good food choices […]

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    Capturing the essence of the Coast

    From the lush marshes of Louisiana to the warm waters of the Mississippi Sound, the mood and energy of the Gulf Coast are unmistakable. Equally distinctive are the works of Ocean Springs artist Mary Louise Porter, who captures the region’s essence with a canvas, a paintbrush and an inexhaustible supply of enthusiasm. “I have always […]

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    Grateful for the grind

    Photography by Brandi Stage Portraiture As a busy wife, parent and entrepreneur, Rita Green has reached a startling conclusion: For moms, there’s no such thing as balance. “You are a mom first and foremost; the children always take priority,” says Green, who has four kids ranging in age from 4 to 15. “That’s the job. I […]

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    5 things you didn’t know about Miss Harrison County Daisha Hall

    Now serving as Miss Harrison County USA 2023, Daisha Hall is excited to continue her journey and represent her community on the Miss Mississippi USA stage this spring in Choctaw. The 20-year-old Gulfport High and MGCCC graduate attends Mississippi State University as a business management/marketing student. In the future, she wants to work in fashion […]

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