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  1. Hattiesburg Council approves contract to test generatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Hattiesburg City Council approved an annual contract with Chain Electric to ensure the city's generators work through hurricane season. Mayor Johnny DuPree and Council President Carter Carroll said they wanted to renew the contract now to be sure the city was covered through the rest of the 2016 hurricane season, especially with the possibility of some kind of tropical system entering the Gulf of Mexico by Sunday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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  2. Stars align to host Raycom Media's Louisiana flood relief concertRead the original story

    Monday Aug 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... households and will be carried nationally on Bounce TV (Visit BounceTV.com for local channel information.) The Hattiesburg City Council approved an annual contract with Chain Electric to ensure the city's generators work through hurricane season. ...

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  3. Cody Harvey wrote a song in memory of his friend Savannah. Source: Cody Harvey FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... post that he sang the song "What does it look like in heaven" for Savannah and the rest of her family. The Hattiesburg City Council approved an annual contract with Chain Electric to ensure the city's generators work through hurricane season. The ...

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  4. Council approves contract for public safety complex funding optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Hattiesburg City Council approved an agreement with a consulting firm to help the city locate New Market Tax Credits to fund construction of its public safety complex. According to its agreement with the city, Oregon-based firm IPR Consulting, Inc. will "provide financial consulting services as Financial Advisor and Management Consultant" to find an investor willing to buy Hattiesburg's tax credits and pay for the project.

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  5. Pride of Mississippi Marching Band Preview set for Sept. 2 at Centennial GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Pride Preview. This free concert will be held Friday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. at Centennial Green on the Southern Miss Hattiesburg campus, and all are invited to bring lawn chairs and picnic dinners to enjoy an evening of music and entertainment. The ...

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  6. Laurel, Hattiesburg mayors weigh in on 'Lil Brown Jug'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The stage is set for the state's oldest continuously played rivalry between the Hattiesburg High Tigers and the Laurel Tornadoes to battle for the "Lil Brown Jug." The two teams have been battling for the jug since 1922, and will face off in the 95th matchup this Saturday in the Hub City at 7 p.m. Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree, a Hattiesburg High graduate, and Laurel Mayor Johnny Magee, a Laurel graduate takes the rivalry personally.

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  7. A three-day, second amendment sales tax holiday in Mississippi begins Friday. Photo credit WDAM.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... purchasing a firearm, this would be a perfect opportunity to do it." Gabe George, manager of Gander Mountain in Hattiesburg, said, "Every employee that we have that works here will be working the next three days and we've received several hundred ...

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  8. Congressman weighs in on Hattiesburg federal investigationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    U.S. Congressman Bennie Thompson is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate recent Hattiesburg federal investigation he alleged are racially and politically motivated. In his letter, Rep. Thompson asks U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch to "directly investigate organized targeting of the African-American community in the form of prosecutions and other intimidation methods in furtherance of a local political agenda."

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  9. New High Ropes Adventure Course opens at Hattiesburg ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Hattiesburg Zoo held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday for its brand new attraction, the High Ropes Adventure Course. The multi-level ropes course is located on site at the Hattiesburg Zoo and is designed for kids and adults alike to enjoy a fun and challenging experience.

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  10. Simmental junior breeders get a look at commercial side of beef businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Beef Magazine

    ... for the top-three animals overall, as well as the top-three Pen of 3 overall at the 2017 National Classic in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Exhibitors interested in entering the SPC, should contact ASA Youth Director Emily Lochner, [email protected] ...

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  11. W. Volleyball | 8/25/2016Southern Miss Hosts Season-Opening Tournament FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Southern Miss

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- The 2016 Golden Eagle volleyball season will begin in a familiar way to its most loyal fans, as the ninth-annual Southern Miss Invitational is set for showtime on Friday.

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  12. Honors College Marking 40th Anniversary with Gala Sept. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The University of Southern Mississippi Honors College will celebrate four decades of providing unique and challenging academic experiences for students at its 40th anniversary gala Friday, Sept. 9. The event will be held at The Venue in The Bakery Building, located at 127 Buschman St. in historic downtown Hattiesburg.

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  13. Jury reaches verdict in Ray Thompson murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The jury deliberated just over two hours, and they returned a not guilty verdict for Ray Thompson in the death of Oliver Griffin. On April 27, 2014, just after 6 p.m., Hattiesburg police responded to the shooting at 571 Helveston Road to find Griffin in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound.

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  14. Photo credit: Cloaked Therapeutics, LLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... her now four-year-old son, Kayson. Jordan Chase Borgognoni's legal team asked the judge to deny the City of Hattiesburg's gag order request. Source: Facebook Attorney's representing a deceased Hub City man who alleged he was abused by two ...

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  15. Communication app gives Ellisville child a voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... She found The Children's Center for Communication and Development on The University of Southern Mississippi's Hattiesburg campus, which is a school for children with special needs. "He came to us doing a lot of pointing and gesturing and grunting a ...

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  16. Borgognoni legal team responds to city's gag order requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Attorney's representing a deceased Hub City man who alleged he was abused by two Hattiesburg police officers have responded to the city's request for a gag order. Attorneys representing the city want a judge to order Jordan Chase Borgognoni's attorneys to stop talking to the media.

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  17. Hattiesburg Fire Department. Source: WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A proposed salary increase for the Hattiesburg Fire Department could help firefighter recruitment and retention, which could in turn improve the city's fire rating and lower taxes. "I think it would be enormously effective in correcting the problem because they're leaving now because of pay," said Kenny Harrell, a retired firefighter and member of the Hattiesburg Council of Neighborhoods executive board.

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  18. IRS special agent requested in Bolton tax evasion case, 3 other motions filedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... sheriff of Forrest County and Linda Bolton's status as his wife, they have interacted with the citizens in the Hattiesburg area on civic projects and in various other contexts. "The U.S. believes the defendants may seek to use specific instances ...

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  19. Hattiesburg no longer paying fines for missed wastewater deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The city of Hattiesburg is no longer paying a hefty daily fine after renegotiating its agreement with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and Gulf Restoration Network . Hattiesburg missed a May 1, 2016, construction deadline set by MDEQ, which came with a $1,500 per day fine.

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  20. Ray Thompson sitting for his murder trial photo credit: WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... was working as the courtesy officer at the apartment complex at the time. On April 27, 2014, just after 6 p.m., Hattiesburg police responded to the shooting at 571 Helveston Road to find Griffin in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound. ...

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