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Waterway District sues county over unpaid membership allocation

LAMAR COUNTY — The Pat Harrison Waterway District has filed suit against Lamar County for not paying its $390,000 membership allocation for fiscal year 2011-12. The Hattiesburg American reports the district filed a petition May 3 in Forrest County Chancery Court, listing the county, its Board of Supervisors president Joe Bounds and tax assessor/collector Jack Smith as defendants. The petition ...

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Construction underway on Bayou Caddy Marina

HANCOCK COUNTY — A Hancock County marina that was hit hard by Hurricane Katrina is well on its way to a comeback. Construction has started on a new harbor master building at Bayou Caddy Marina to replace the one destroyed during the storm. WLOX TV reports the new building towers over docking spaces. “Before the storm the Harbor Master building ...

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Finding fresh water

Oil spill forces many boaters inland Dave Burrage has a piece of advice for recreational boaters on the Gulf as the oil spill widens — stay out. And for those boaters opting for oil-free, inland waters, he warns that carries risks, as well — to boats and their passengers. “For people and the environment, the safest place right now for ...

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