HATTIESBURG — Former Hattiesburg mayor and businessman Bobby Lee Chain has died. He was 84. He died of cancer about 5:15 a.m. yesterday at Forrest General Hospital, his wife, Betty Chain, said. He was mayor from 1980 to 1986. The city’s airport and the technology building at the University of Southern Mississippi are named for him. His funeral will be ...Read More »
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The University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Construction honored three individuals and the state chapter of a national association for outstanding service in the field of construction at its Hall of Fame induction ceremony Oct. 8. The inductees include: Bobby Chain, owner of Chain Electric Co., former Hattiesburg mayor and Southern Miss alumnus; Brad Fountain, Southern Miss alumnus and president ...Read More »