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  • March 12, 2024

    Communities qualify for Hometown Mississippi...

    Jackson, Miss. (March 6, 2024) – Cities across the state have qualified for a three-year recertification through Welcome Home Mississippi. The WHM program was legislatively mandated in 1994 and is administered by the Mississippi Development Authority. The purpose of the program is to promote Mississippi communities to attract...

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  • December 4, 2023

    Son Charleston mass shooting victim speaks...

    Originally posted on www.wdam.com By Charles Herrington Published: Dec. 2, 2023 at 12:00 AM CST HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) – The son of one of the victims of the horrific mass shooing in Charleston, South Carolina, in 2015 presented an inspirational message of forgiveness to members of the Area...

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  • October 30, 2023

    HAPA Unveils First Mural In Broadway Drive...

    HATTIESBURG, MS (Oct. 27, 2023) – Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art (HAPA) joined Brighter Broadway, a Leadership Pinebelt group, to unveil the city’s latest mural. Part of an ongoing Broadway Drive revitalization effort, the new piece is titled ‘Essence of Happiness.’ It is Hattiesburg’s 48th large-scale, permanent mural....

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