​Featured Couple Isaiah Butler and Adrianna Neal #26

Question: Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? Isaiah: I’m from Fort Polk, Louisiana. Adrianna: I’m from Brandon, Mississippi. We both still live in Brandon. Question: How did you meet? Isaiah: We met in high school. We had English together during our Freshman and Senior year. Question: Describe the…

Featured Couple Alston Drummond and Shekinah Robinson #25

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? I am Shekinah Robinson (Charleston, SC) and my husband’s name is Alston Drummond (Spartanburg, SC). We recently married on May 26, 2017, at The River Road and Jasmine Houses and Gardens in Irmo, South Carolina. We live in Greenville, SC where I…

A Wedding Story In Photos: Introducing James and Sha’Ahn Jackson

I am happy to announce that Southern Laced Featured Couple James and Sha’Ahn were married over the weekend. If you haven’t read their love story, click HERE. Best wishes to Mr. and Mrs. Jackson! Feel free to congratulate them in the comment section below. Here are some of their favorite images taken by family and…

Featured Couple Eric and Tequila #24

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? My name is Tequila Lewis and I am 36 years old. I was born and raised in Columbus, Mississippi . I’m the mother of two wonderful teenagers… ages 17 and 13. I work for Ecolab. Currently, we live here in Columbus. How…

Featured Couple Curtis and Jamila Jones #23

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? I am originally from Chicago, Illinois. I moved to Jackson, Mississippi in 2004 to attend THEE Jackson State University! I, then, received my Masters in Human Resources and I currently work in that field. Curtis is a native of Jackson, Mississippi and…

Featured Couple Tykie Thurman and Ashly Claiborne-Thurman #22​

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? Tykie: I’m from Greenwood; Mississippi. Ashly: I’m from Brandon, Mississippi. We currently reside in Port Gibson, Mississippi together. How did you meet? We met the Fall of 2010 at Alcorn State University. Tykie: I gave her a ride to the gym. I…

Featured Couple James and Sha’ahn #21

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? My name is James Jackson, Jr. and I am from Fredericksburg, Virginia. I am 40 years old and a divorced father of three. I have lived in Woodbridge, Virginia for the last eight years. I am an Operations Manager for a major…

Featured Couple Eric and Sellena Hunter #20

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? My name is Sellena R. Hunter. I am a small town country girl from Pearl, Mississippi. I am the CEO of an accounting office, which is also located in Pearl. I have been married to Eric D. Hunter for seven years. We…

Featured Couple Corey and Kandis #19

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? My name is Kandis Weatherspoon. I’m from Dallas, Texas. My boyfriend’s name is Corey Moffett. He’s from Jackson, Mississippi. Currently, we reside in Jackson, Mississippi.

Featured Couple Mr. and Mrs. Willie McKennis, Sr. #18

Today is February 1, 2016, which is also the first day of The Month of Love. In celebration of this romantic filled month, I would like to present our first Featured Couple of 2016, Mr. and Mrs. Willie McKennis, Sr. Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? My name…

2015 Featured Couple of the Year

When I was a little girl, I watched soap operas with my great-grandmother and Dallas with my great-grandfather. Fast forward several years, I am still a fan of the same shows. I don’t know if watching these shows played a role in my love for romance or the fact that my zodiac sign is Scorpio….

VOTE: Southern Laced Featured Couple of the Year Contenders Announced

Who should the 2015 Featured Couple of the Year be? Over the past year, I had the pleasure of sharing the love stories of three beautiful couples. Each story reminded us that all relationships aren’t created equal and happily ever after takes hard work. From funny moments to whirlwind romances, I chose the TOP 3 Featured Couples based on…

Featured Couple James & Alex Barlowe #16

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? James and I were both born and raised in Omaha, NE. We currently reside in Dallas, TX. James is a self-employed basketball trainer. I am a Spa Manager for Life Time Fitness, fellow published author & freelance writer. We are homebodies, but love…

Featured Couple Juan and Kimberly Knott #15

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? Kimberly: My name is Kimberly and I am an entrepreneur from Brandon, Mississippi. Currently. I live in Jackson, Mississippi with my husband, Juan. Juan: My name is Juan and I am a self-employed entertainer. I am a member of the group Compozitionz….

Featured Couple Harold and Jennifer Williams #13

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? My name is Jennifer and I am from Waco, Texas. I graduated from Baylor University and I work as an Elementary Art teacher in Irving. I currently live with my amazing husband, Harold, in Corinth. Harold grew up in Southlake, Texas and…

Featured Couple Shon and Londina Hyneman Interview #12

Shon Hyneman has been married for thirteen years. He is the father of two children. He is also a speaker, an author of five books, a host of The Doctor of Love Show Podcast, and the founder of Never Again Ministries, which prepares singles for marriage. Shon is from Cleveland, Ohio. He currently resides in…

Featured Couple Cruz and Cherry Sherman Interview #11

Cruz and Cherry are the founders of Cruz Inc Media, Marketing and Public Relations. They love movie nights, bowling and traveling. Cruz is originally from Tennessee and Cherry is from New Jersey. They currently reside in Chesterfield. They have 4 children, ages 15 to 33. They are quick to tell you that they are friends…

Featured Couple Luis and Cathy Caballero Interview #9

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? Hello! My name is Cathy Lynnette Caballero and I was born and raised in a small town called Crystal Springs located outside of Terry, Mississippi. I am the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Benson. I am a 2001 graduate of Crystal…

Featured Couple Danny and Joni Zimmerman Interview #6

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? Hi! My name is Joni and I’m from South Alabama, where I have lived most of my life.  I lived in Brandon, Mississippi during my high school and college years, but have been back in Dothan, Alabama for 14 years.  Danny and…

Featured Couple Philip Wilson and Catherine Edwards Interview #5

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? I am 38 years old with two children. A boy who’s 18 years old and a girl who’s 6 years old. I’m from Terry, Mississippi, but now live in the Jackson, Mississippi area. I’m a die-hard JSU (Jackson State University) Tiger Fan…