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  • March 24, 2020

    COVID-19 Impacting Hattiesburg Businesses

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) – Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker signed an executive order over the weekend closing dining rooms in restaurants and shutting down gyms. It also limits gathering to no more than 10 people. With this order put in place, restaurants are shifting to carry out or delivery only. Some...

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  • March 18, 2020

    SBA Disaster Declaration

    On Tuesday, March 17, Governor Reeves requested a disaster declaration by the U.S. Small Business Administration to help small businesses and nonprofits who expect to feel a drastic impact on their business from COVID-19. The full press release can be viewed here. To begin collecting data for the...

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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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