Mississippi declares state-wide shred day

STATEWIDE (WDAM) - Mississippi officials have declared a state-wide shred day on Feb. 4 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The purpose of the event is to promote consumer protection and awareness of identity theft.

Organizers say to bring up to five bags of your sensitive documents to be shredded for free to the following locations:

  • Hattiesburg- The Home Depot
    4100 O'Ferrell Street
    Hwy 98 West & South 40th Ave.
  • Jackson - The Home Depot
    6325 I-55 North
  • Tupelo - Walmart Supercenter
    3929 North Gloster Street
  • Saturday, February 5th from 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • D'Iberville - Walmart Supercenter
    3615 Sangani Blvd.

The event is sponsored by Attorney General Jim Hood, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, President and CEO Bill Moak of the Better Business Bureau,  CredAbility, BanCorpSouth and Mississippi State University Extension Service.

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