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  • Reusing, donating and recycling electronics

    Reusing, donating and recycling electronics

    Millions of computers are being stored or thrown away, threatening the environment with toxins and excess waste. Learn about e-waste and the different options for safely disposing of your computer.More >>
    Information on some of the green alternatives available when you want to dispose of your electronics.More >>
  • Why recycle electronics?

    Why recycle electronics?

    Our growing dependence on electronics products has given rise to a new environmental challenge: electronic waste. Learn about e-waste and the different end-of-life options for these goods.More >>
    Recycling electronics recovers valuable materials and as a result, reduces greenhouse gas emissions, reduces pollution, saves energy, and saves resources by extracting fewer raw materials from the earth.More >>
  • Electronics: Buying green

    Electronics: Buying green

    Many electronic products are now manufactured to address pressing environmental issues.  Learn more about Green Purchasing and Leasing electronics/computers.More >>
    Environmentally responsible electronics use involves not only proper end-of-life disposition of obsolete equipment, but also purchasing new equipment that has been designed with environmentally preferable attributes.More >>
  • eCycle cell phones

    eCycle cell phones

    Learn about cellular phones and the importance of properly disposing of them. With toxic elements like lead and mercury found in each mobile unit, it is important to keep cell phones out of landfills and incinerators.More >>
    Did you just get a new cell phone? Are you wondering what to do with the old one? Rather than adding it to your growing collection of unwanted mobile phones, recycle it!More >>
  • Battery recycling

    Battery recycling

    Americans purchase nearly 3 billion dry-cell batteries every year to power radios, toys, cellular phones, watches, laptop computers, and portable power tools. Recycling batteries keeps heavy metals out of landfills and the air.More >>
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    Lamar Co. man sentenced in federal court on drug charges

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:31 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:31:27 GMT
    A Lamar County man has been sentenced to nearly 8 years in federal prison on drug charges. Tommy Lucas, 48, was sentenced to 95 months by U.S. District Court Judge Keith Starrett Thursday morning. LuacsMore >>
    A Lamar County man has been sentenced to nearly 8 years in federal prison on drug charges. Tommy Lucas, 48, was sentenced to 95 months by U.S. District Court Judge Keith Starrett Thursday morningMore >>
  • City of Hattiesburg employee fails to register as sex offender

    City of Hattiesburg employee fails to register as sex offender

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:04:34 GMT
    A City of Hattiesburg employee is behind bars for failing to register as a sex offender. Public Works employee Martaze Denzel Hammond, 35, was arrested Wednesday by the Forrest County Sheriff's DepartmentMore >>
    A City of Hattiesburg employee is behind bars for failing to register as a sex offender. Public Works employee Martaze Denzel Hammond, 35, was arrested Wednesday by the Forrest County Sheriff's Department after exceeding a 90 day period in which to register as a sex offender.More >>
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    Four arrested after attempted correctional facility drug crime

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:21:06 GMT
    Four suspects were arrested Thursday during an attempt to commit a crime at the South Mississippi Correctional Institution. According to prison officials, officers responded to a fence alarm around 5 a.m.,More >>
    Four suspects were arrested Thursday during an attempt to commit a crime at the South Mississippi Correctional Institution. According to prison officials, officers responded to a fence alarm around 5 a.m., July 31, 2014, at the SMCI campus located in Leakesville, MS where officers found two packages. K9 personnel picked up a trail of the suspects which lead towards Wildcat Corner, located at the corner of High School Road and Hwy. 57 near Leakesville.More >>
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