Robyn Jackson, Hattiesburg American

Robyn Jackson

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Past articles by Robyn:

John 'Giovanni' De Chiaro to perform guitar concerto at Jones County Junior College

Classical guitarist John "Giovanni" De Chiaro will perform his new concerto Sept. 12 at JCJC. → Read More

DNA testing brings Davis cousins together for reunion

Descendants of the Davis family will hold a reunion Saturday in Purvis after finding each other through DNA testing and a genealogy website. → Read More

Book to capture legacy of Gertrude McCarty Smith

Covington County artist's family is starting a foundation and publishing a book of her artwork to keep her legacy alive → Read More

Willow Pointe Church pastor publishes second novel

Jim Burnett has preached thousands of sermons, but he’s found a new way to reach people: Christian fiction. → Read More

Craig Wiseman joins Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

Hattiesburg native Craig Wiseman is one of country music's top songwriters → Read More

Katrina just felt different from other brewing storms

Robyn Jackson says there was something about Katrina that just didn’t feel right. → Read More

Remembering Katrina: 10 years later

Take a look back at the tragedies and triumphs that accompanied the unprecedented storm. → Read More

Demand high in Hattiesburg for new Harper Lee novel

“Go Set a Watchman” has fans of “To Kill a Mockingbird” curious about new book → Read More

Options abound for theater fans

Learn what Hattiesburg and the Greater Pine Belt area has to offer. → Read More

Area offers wealth of faiths, worship styles

Learn what Hattiesburg and the Greater Pine Belt area has to offer. → Read More

Festivals offer something for everyone

Learn what Hattiesburg and the Greater Pine Belt area has to offer. → Read More

Hattiesburg church to present ‘Those Were the Days’

Willow Pointe Church offers TV sitcom-inspired dinner theater performance April 18 → Read More

Jonathan Odell book signing

Laurel native Jonathan Odell will sign copies of 'Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League.' → Read More

Morris pens history of Hub City

Benjamin Morris is a poet, so it is perhaps not surprising that he finds a bit of romance in the history of his hometown. Morris is the author of “Hattiesburg Mississippi: A History of the Hub City,” which has just been published by the History Press. There will be a book signing and reading from 5:30-7:30 p.m. today at Oddfellows Gallery in downtown Hattiesburg. Although he tells the history of… → Read More

Rosa Shareef tribute

I still can’t quite believe that Rosa Shareef has died. It’s hard to believe I will never again receive an e-mail from her, or hear her gentle voice on the phone. For many, Rosa was the voice — and the face — of the Muslim community in the Pine Belt, thanks to the hundreds of personal columns she wrote for the Hattiesburg American’s Faith & Values page over the past two decades. I knew that she… → Read More

‘Oleander Sisters’ recalls summer of Hurricane Camille

Mississippi novelist Elaine Hussey explores a Biloxi family during summer of 1969. → Read More

Justice For Ella

A new book details the brave civil rights-era friendship between two Hattiesburg women. → Read More

Pastor pens Western Christian novel

Jim Burnett has written his first Christian Western, “Miracle at Caller’s Spring Ranch.” → Read More

Festivals offer something for everyone

The Pine Belt’s calendar is packed year-round with fairs, festivals and special events. → Read More

Museums chronicle art, culture

Pine Belt museums have undergone upgrades, renovations in the past couple of years. → Read More