Tim’s Two Cents podcast with Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker

Tim’s Two Cents podcast with Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker
Tim's Two Cents podcast features WDAM's Tim Doherty talking with Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker. (Source: WDAM)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - On this week’s episode of Tim’s Two Cents, we sit down with Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker.

Barker is serving his first term after defeating four-term incumbent Johnny DuPree in 2017. Prior to to seeking the mayoral seat, he served District 102 in the Mississippi House of Representatives from 2008 to 2017.

Barker is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi, with a bachelor of arts in communications and a master’s of science in economic development.

He also holds a master’s degree in healthcare leadership from Brown University.

Barker spoke about his his three years in office, dealing with a pandemic from a public health and economic standpoint and the upcoming city budget.

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