HATTIESBURG,MS (WDAM) - There's something new to see in Hattiesburg for residents and travelers.
Right in front of the Lake Terrace Visitor's Center is a new Flag Plaza. Placed at the Highway 49 and Interstate 59 entrance, the plaza is a unique sight.
The new monument is thanks to the Asbury Foundation. Chairman of the Asbury Foundation, Bill Ray says it is about giving tribute to the community and honoring members of the American military.
"It's a very patriotic city. We felt like if you see the American flag and the military flags honoring those that not only served during time of war, which if you think about there are millions that serve in peace times. You would know they gave us the freedom and democracy we enjoyed," said Ray.