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city (1990 pop. 41,882), seat of Forrest co., SE Miss., on the Leaf River; inc. 1884. It is the rail, trade, and industrial center of a farm and timber area. Once a great lumbering city, Hattiesburg now produces sand and gravel, steel, lumber, industrial machinery, signs, resins, furniture, apparel, rubber, food and beverages, and chemicals. It is the seat of the Univ. of Southern Mississippi and of William Carey College. De Soto National Forest is in the area.
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Regions currently employs more than 320 people in the Hattiesburg area.
We chose Hattiesburg because it is a vibrant community with a commitment to both arts and sciences," said Messerschmidt.
For my students--many who suffered tragic personal losses--it was an opportunity to develop courage, grit, and determination as we became a lighthouse for schools south of Hattiesburg.
Continued economic expansion during the past few years has made Hattiesburg one of the most dynamic and fastest growing areas in the southeast.
Now, Comcast customers in Hattiesburg and Laurel will have the option of building a great in-home experience through our Xfinity services, along with the reliability of Verizon Wireless' network while on the go.
The company is working with Hattiesburg to use more solar and renewable power, find leaks in water systems, repair and update central heating and air conditioning units and enhance lighting.
Randy Price and Company has been dressing men and women of Hattiesburg for 31 years.
Hattiesburg is about 50 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico, where the deadly storm gathered momentum before bearing down on the coastal regions of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.
His firm can afford rapid prototyping by using the services of the state-funded Mississippi Polymer Institute (MPI) at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg.
It will increase the total capacity of the Hattiesburg plant by about 25%.