Projects made possible with 81 percent approval of sales tax increase

By HASKEL BURNS,

The 1 percent sales tax increase on restaurants, hotels and motels that was overwhelmingly passed Tuesday by Hattiesburg voters is earmarked for renovations at Reed Green Coliseum, as well as 17 Parks and Recreation Department projects around the city – from an amphitheater at Chain Park to playground equipment upgrades at Kamper Park.














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