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CITY OFFERS CHANCE TO REDUCE FINES DUE BY 25%
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CITY OFFERS CHANCE TO REDUCE FINES DUE BY 25%

The City of Hattiesburg Municipal Court will offer an Amnesty Program to allow individuals to pay old fines at a 25% discount if paid in full. Beginning Februray 9, 2015, any outstanding citation issued before January 1, 2014, may be discounted by 25% of the total cost, if paid in full. The program will end...

2015 Arbor Day Celebration
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2015 Arbor Day Celebration

The City of Hattiesburg’s Parks and Recreation Department will hold the 2015 Arbor Day Celebration at the new Gordons Creek Fruit Orchard on 301 West Street across from McCarty Park on Friday, February 13th at 10:00 am. The agenda includes a Dedication of the fruit orchard, an Arbor Day Proclamation by the Mayor DuPree, the...

Health Help Mississippi partners with Forrest General Hospital to host Stakeholder Meeting
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Health Help Mississippi partners with Forrest General Hospital to host Stakeholder Meeting

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi- This week, Representatives from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Enroll America and Centers for Medicaid are visiting Mississippi to discuss plans and ideas for the final weeks of open enrollment. They will participate in planning meetings with community and faith leaders across Mississippi from January 26-29. Forrest General...

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Hattiesburg remains among Top Retirement Destinations

The City of Hattiesburg remains a top retirement destination according to Where to Retire magazine which assists people with their retirement relocation decisions. Hattiesburg is one of eight cities profiled in a feature titled “8 Tax-Friendly Cities” in the January/February 2015 issue, available nationwide. Where to Retire Editor Annette Fuller said the cities-which include Fort...

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WEEKEND CALL: Take a Look – Poetry, Art, and Books

WEEKEND CALL: Take a Look –Poetry, Art and Books   Poetry, Art, and Books will be the bill of fare for the weekend of February 6-7. Throughout the weekend, Downtown Hattiesburg will be filled with poetry readings, book signings, and art showings. All are free and open to the public. On Friday, February 6, the...

City of Hattiesburg and MS Power to hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Sheltered Bus Stop
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City of Hattiesburg and MS Power to hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Sheltered Bus Stop

The City of Hattiesburg, Mississippi Power and Area Development Partnership will host a ribbon cutting at the site of the newly constructed sheltered bus stop located on Highway 42 Bypass in Hattiesburg on Friday, January 16 at 9 a.m. Mississippi Power provided funding of $7, 500 for construction cost. The City of Hattiesburg’s Mass Transit...

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Alpha Phi Alpha Announces 9th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural and Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is celebrated as a man of peace and justice. Similarly, the Mu Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha celebrates Brother Douglass T. Baker, who worked tirelessly to bridge people of difference in the Pine Belt Area, ultimately establishing the Martin Luther King Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast in Hattiesburg. The two...