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  • February 18, 2020

    League of Women Voters – Pine Belt...

    In 1919, the United States Senate passed the 19th Amendment to the Constitution giving women the right to vote. (The amendment was originally introduced in Congress in 1878, but was finally adopted 41 years later). The next year, 1920, The League of Women Voters was established in Washington,...

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  • January 30, 2020

    VisitHattiesburg Announces Second Round of...

      VisitHATTIESBURG’s Tourism Grant Program (TGP) has reopened applications for funding consideration through Wednesday, Feb. 19. The program is a dedicated fund for sponsorship of local events, festivals, and other community programs that increase overnight travel to Hattiesburg. The TGP began in 2018 with sponsorship of visitor-friendly events...

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  • January 22, 2020

    Pine Belt Leaders Share Importance of Participating...

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) – 2020 marks a new year for the Census. The Census is done through the United States Census Bureau and is completed every 10 years. It’s important to participate in the Census, because it brings dollars to the state and then money is directed to...

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