The City of Hattiesburg will join others cities throughout the United States in observing the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) National Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day on January 27.   The EITC is a refundable tax credit available to qualifying lower-wage workers and their families. The EITC and CTC (Children Tax Credit) programs have lifted

2017 Free Income Tax Assistance

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Following a storm, contractor fraud and unscrupulous contractor practices increases significantly as a result of homeowners desperate to get back into their homes. Following are a few suggestions to help avoid being taken advantage of:   NEVER PAY UP FRONT: Following previous storms, we received numerous calls reporting that a contractor had required money prior

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2017 Adult Basketball League

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 by

City of Hattiesburg Adult Basketball league 2017 games will be played at Rowan. 18-35 A league starts Jan 23 Monday and wed only 300.00 entry fee. 18-35 B league starts Jan 19 Tuesday and Thursday only 300.00 entry fee. 35 and older starts Jan 29 Sunday only. Teams will get 10 games with a double

Winter Weather update 01/06/2017

Friday, 06 January 2017 by

The City of Hattiesburg’s Urban Forestry Division is preparing for its Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program. The community is invited to recycle their Christmas trees from December 30-February 28. There are four, drop-off points for the disposal of live Christmas trees. Designated sites include Duncan Lake on James Street, Cameron Ball field at Kamper Park,

Early Income Tax Information

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By BECKY GILLETTE / Hattiesburg Business Today The greater Hattiesburg area is quickly becoming a solar hub of the state and region with two, $100-million solar farms covering 1,000 acres current under construction that are expected to come online producing 100 megawatts of electricity by the summer of 2017, said Chad E. Newell, president of the