PEARL – Gov. Phil Bryant announced today that 11 additional counties have been added to Mississippi’s most recent disaster declaration due to the March flooding and severe storms. Clarke, Forrest, Greene, Jones, Marion, Panola, Perry, Quitman, Sunflower, Tunica and Wayne counties are now eligible for FEMA’s Individual Assistance Program. Bolivar, Coahoma and Washington counties were

Planning Commission Meeting

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 by

Place:   Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center (Dining Room)     Time: 1:00 p.m.   HATTIESBURG PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA April 6, 2016         Business Meeting Invocation     Review and approval of meeting’s agenda Review and approval of the minutes of the February Meeting Building Report Planning Report Chairman’s Report II.       Public Hearing Presentation of

disABILITY Awareness Day

Thursday, 24 March 2016 by

PROGRAM OVERVIEW The mission of the Disability Program as implemented by  the City of Hattiesburg, is to ensure inclusion of residents with disabilities in all aspects of the community by addressing ADA established laws that protect the rights of the disabled and require adherence by local government. Under ADA guidelines, the directives for education, employment,

Fair Housing Poster Contest

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 by

Bus Route Updates

Sunday, 13 March 2016 by

All of our bus routes are back on regular schedule as of today. Thanks!

Sandbags available to the public

Saturday, 12 March 2016 by

The Emergency Operation Center will deliver sandbags to Fire Station 1 (located at 810 Main St.) today at 10:45 a.m. and will be available to the public. The sandbags can be filled at Ebenezer Baptist Church (located at 900 E 8th St.). Thank you and be safe.  

On Friday, officials held a press conference at the Forrest County Emergency District to warn residents of impeding flooding due to heavy rainfall over the last several days. Glen Moore, director of the Forrest County Emergency Management Agency, said the Bouie River would crest at 25 feet at 1 a.m. Saturday, Black Creek at 25

Officials with the National Weather Service predict weather conditions across the Pine Belt to worsen throughout the evening of Friday, March 11 lasting until Sunday, March 13, 2016. As the heavy rain continues, the Forrest County Emergency Management and City of Hattiesburg officials are monitoring the following low-lying areas: East James Street, East Main Street,

The City of Hattiesburg Public Works Department is partnering with the Mississippi Health Department to prevent the spread of mosquito-transmitted diseases such as West Nile, Chikungunya and Zika virus. The Public Works Department will begin spraying pesticide throughout the community on April 4th – November 4th. To limit exposure to citizens, spraying will occur Monday-Friday

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