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In the 25 years he has been here, Rick Taylor has served the Hattiesburg region with honor and distinction.
But for the greater good of this community, the time has come for him to step aside as executive director of the Hattiesburg Convention Commission and hand over the reins to someone else.
Members of the Hattiesburg City Council voted 4-0 Tuesday to approve embattled former tourism director Rick Taylor’s proposed $7.9 million budget for the Hattiesburg Convention Commission.
Despite being one of the poorest states in America, Mississippi consistently lands at the top of most lists when it comes to charitable giving. Not far behind is Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, and Tennessee.
On the other hand, some of the wealthiest states typically give the least.
Like many of you, our hearts leapt last Thursday afternoon when we heard about the shooting at The Capital newspaper in Annapolis, Md., 30 miles west of Washington, DC.
A disgruntled reader with a criminal history of making threats had gunned down five employees in cold blood.